Sr Design Engineer - Advanced Engineering in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 10/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 10/14/2020

Job Description

The Senior Engineer's primary role uses engineering expertise to identify and validate new technology and designs to be integrated into future new products

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help identify and develop new technologies and products in personal protective equipment (PPE) applications for various categories like head protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection, eye protection.
  • Perform a wide variety of calculations and help with software aided analysis in the following areas: structural analysis, FEA, CFD etc.
  • Review intellectual property and technical publications to identify areas of interest
  • Manage external relationships with University research teams, start-up companies, professional societies & associations and external testing experts
  • Work with other Engineers and cross functional team members to help transition technologies to New Product Development (NPD) teams.
  • As part of project team, contribute in development of reliability/quality tools such as critical to quality matrix (QFD), process control plans, and work instruction etc.
  • Help design new experiments and test systems.
  • Help evaluate initial feasibility as well as manufacturability of new designs.
  • Identify potential execution issues and provide recommendations to mitigate risk
  • Interacts with manufacturing plants and outside suppliers to achieve project goals

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Master's Preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in Personal Protective Equipment preferred
  • Proficient in 3D CAD -- ProE, Solidworks, NX, or similar as well as FEA
  • Good understanding of commonly used manufacturing and tooling processes and how to effectively design parts for them
  • Strong mechanical aptitude based on experience including a broad knowledge of mechanisms, engineering materials, mechanical properties, and manufacturing processes
  • Working knowledge of mechanical quality and reliability concepts, supplier management, and manufacturing operations
  • Ability to travel up to 10-20% (travel includes Domestic and International)
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