Project Engineer Evenflo Company, Inc.
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The Project Engineer is responsible to manage new product design projects to schedule and quality targets and to provide functional input for new product development. The Project Engineer will work with Marketing to define customer requirements and will identify and implement product design, material and process to meet product requirements. In addition to new product design, the Project Engineer is responsible to identify suitable strategies for product improvements and cost reductions. The Project Engineer is responsible to stay current with new market needs through interaction with Field Sales and Marketing.
Examples of Typical Activities:
Work with internal project team which consists of quality, regulatory, packaging, molding operations, manufacturing, marketing, and sales. Lead the project and make sure all functions agree with the direction of the design. Gain concurrence and make sure deliverables are progressing and being met.
Oversee the launch plan(s); ensure that all the requirements are being met so the product can go to market.
Responsible for sustainability of current products including problem resolution and corrective action as required to manage issues.
Responsible for development of engineering change notices (ECN).
Create 3D CAD models and 2D drawings for designs of new products.
Create Bills of Materials (BOM).
Work with tooling to confirm feasibility.
Update management on a regular basis on project status. Identify what is falling behind and what assistance is needed from management to move process forward.
Evaluate Regulatory requirements and coordinate test requirements / specifications with Product Integrity and Quality Assurance. Oversee test and validation plans.
Identify the resources needed for capital expenses.
Travel to manufacturing facility to evaluate products and potential production concerns.
Stay up to date on regulations regarding product lines.
Ensure that the products meet regulatory controls.
Manage external design companies responsible for the day to day design work of new products.
BS Engineering ? Mechanical preferred; minimum of 5-7 years of experience required.
Required Technical Competencies
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Experience with regulated environment ?including UL, FDA, and CPSIA.
Exposure to Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly
Demonstrated understanding of Engineering Change Notices and Bills of Materials
Project Management Skills ? ability to set project plans and meet key milestones on time.
(MS Office Suite including MS Project)
3D modeling (Pro-E Preferred)
Finite Element Analysis
Mechanical Engineering aptitude
Knowledge of Plastic engineering and injection molding
Required Behavioral Competencies
Personal Leadership - Leads by envisioning the future, engaging others, energizing people and enabling self and others to develop and execute plans to deliver strategy.
Builds Strategic Working Relationships ? Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
Customer Focus ? Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one?s actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships.
Decision Making ? Identifies and understands issues, problems and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions, uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or develop appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.
Facilitates Change ? Encourages others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
Work Standards ? Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self imposes standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Energy - Consistently maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustains long working hours when necessary; operates with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
Innovation - Generates innovative solutions in work situations; tries different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities
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