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Staff Engineer Creative Labs

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Staff Engineer Creative LabsWork Mode: -HybridLocation: - -Hybrid at Kohler, WIOpportunityThe
primary responsibility of our Staff Engineer - Creative Labs is to deliver
innovative consumer products as part of a highly collaborative and creative
team. The Staff Engineer must combine strong technical skills, creativity, and
business acumen to bring products from initial concept through to prototype. - -

We
are looking for someone who:

  • Leverages creative problem solving to design innovative, cost effective, and functional faucet products that delight customers and represent the Kohler brand.
  • Brings a positive approach and collaborates with cross functional teams including marketing, program management, industrial design, and manufacturing operations to deliver products on time, within budget.
  • Is passionate about innovation and consistently searches for opportunities to create transformative products.
  • Utilizes broad range material and manufacturing process knowledge including: casting, forging, stamping, injection molding, welding, tube bending, hydroforming, etc.
  • Contributes to and leverages a diverse and global engineering organization.Specific Responsibilities

    Create
    • Partner with Product Marketing and Industrial Design to develop a product specification using consumer research, market data, and sales feedback.
    • Study consumer behaviors and develop product solutions that provide a solution or value to a customer
    • Provide high-level feasibility analysis on initial product conceptsRefine
      • Develop and refine concepts using 3D modeling software (Creo), FEA, and CFD.
      • Leverage our world class on-site prototyping and test lab capabilities to create physical prototypes to validate product features.
      • Validate product value through consumer and/or human experience research.Implement
        • Perform engineering calculations, tolerance stacks, and develop detailed technical drawings, incorporating engineering standards and GD&T.
        • Optimize design using DfM (Design for Manufacturing) principles to ensure reliable, stable, and efficient mass production.
        • Ensure regulatory compliance through careful product verification test planning.
        • Support manufacturing ramp up by providing on-site feedback during pre-production builds.Skills/Requirements
          • Bachelor of science degree in
            mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited program.
          • Minimum of 6 years of mechanical
            engineering experience.
          • Demonstrate a working knowledge of CAD
            modeling.
          • Hands
            on fabrication and prototyping skills
          • International and domestic travel as needed#LI-SC2
            #LI-HybridThe
            salary range for this position is $98,900 - $125,600. The specific salary
            offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including
            the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. - Available benefits include medical, dental,
            vision & 401k.Why Choose Kohler? - -
            We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing, access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives. -


            About Us -
            It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. - If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com. - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. - - -

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Staff Engineer Creative Labs, Engineering , Kohler, Wisconsin

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