Product Engineer 2
Company: Northern Tool & Equipment - Glassdoor 3.8 ?
Posted on: June 1, 2021
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:
To provide tactical engineering support for current production
engineering (CPE) initiatives. Including production line support,
product lifecycle management, and Value Analysis/Value Engineering
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
1. Supports all aspects of engineering activities in areas related
to products currently in production including
manufacturing/assembly support, creation of engineering change
documentation, and compliance to regulatory agencies. Ensures best
in class solutions that meet competitive market requirements.
2. Creates, maintains, and supports robust Value Analysis/Value
Engineering processes and demonstrates governance such that
processes are followed.
3. Ideates, creates and implements alternatives for substitution of
materials and methods. Identifies savings and implements
4. Supports new product/process development by recommending and
implementing new procedures, participation in Kaizen activities,
and involvement in cost reduction practices.
5. Coordinates testing and release of prototype components for
fabrication and assembly.
6. Communicates design changes by creating Engineering Change
Notice documentation. Coordinates and communicates changes with
other departments as directed.
7. Develops owner manuals and technical documentation, developing
parts explosions, charts and cost containment documentation as
8. Manages and facilitates product support training programs as
9. Keeps the supervisor informed of important developments,
potential problems, and related information necessary for effective
management. Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with
others, as appropriate to ensure a coordinated work effort and team
10. Performs related work as apparent or assigned.
? Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited school.
Advanced degree desired.
? At least 2 years of experience in engineering, preferably
mechanical engineering with strong VA/VE experience.
? Demonstrated ability to manage complex and multiple projects at
? Business management and evaluation skills, including but not
limited to budgeting, project management, and resource
? Understanding of foundational LEAN principles and best
? Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
with a wide variety of company personnel, customers, suppliers, and
? Proactively pursues and completes complex projects with minimal
instructions, under budget restrictions and within time
? Ability to understand, influence and positively relate to
employees at all levels.
? Excellent consulting and listening skills.
? Handles confidential information with the utmost judgment and
? Proficient in personal computer and software applications
including 3D computer aided design (CAD) software and Product
Data Management (PDM) software.
? Ability to travel up to 5% of time for 5 days durations.
? Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle objects and talk
? Frequent wrist and/or hand movement is required.
? Ability to frequently lift to 10 pounds.
? Ability to rarely lift to 50 pounds.
? Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distant
vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
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