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Product Development Engineer
April 16, 2021
Position: Product Development Engineer
Department: Actuator Engineering
Reports To: Actuator Product Development Manager
Grade: Full Time
Position Summary: (Why does this position exist in the organization?)
This position will design and develop projects within actuator engineering. This consists of but not limited to defining the project scope, creating project plans, developing conceptual layouts for new or revised pneumatic and hydraulic rotary actuators and unique machine designs which use rotary actuators. The position is expected to perform engineering design calculations, perform 3D design and 2D detailing, create BOM’s, identify testing protocols, perform R&D testing, complete product analysis, and documents all results. Additionally, this position will also support customer service and work directly with customers to provide technical guidance, solve problems and develop quotes for RFQ’s on new or modified designs. This position works directly with the engineering manager, sales & marketing, external customers, and all functions within the Operations team to complete projects that meet or exceed Quality, Cost and Delivery targets.
Essential Job Functions (fundamental job duties):
Creates designs thru 3D layouts, detail drawings and bills of material in the ERP system for new/modified rotary actuators and specialized machines / devices.
Performs structural and performance analysis of hydraulic and pneumatic actuator designs.
Selects materials and components for optimum performance, manufacturability and cost.
Creates and maintains detail drawings of standard and modified actuator components.
Has direct interface with sales, customers and suppliers to assure component quality and application performance.
Establishes R&D testing protocol for effective product evaluations.
Travels to customer sites as necessary with or without sales to evaluate application requirements.
Supports manufacturing as necessary.
Develops quotes for customer service and sales.
Develops and maintains project plans with detailed timelines to meet Quality, Cost and Delivery targets.
Motivated to succeed, able to plan, prioritize and manage daily work tasks independently.