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Project Engineer, New Product Development

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

Job Description:

Project Engineer, New Product DevelopmentWork Mode: -HybridOpportunityJoin a passionate team of engineering professionals delivering innovative and quality consumer products to Americas customers. - The primary responsibility of our Project Engineer is to bring products from initial concept to production as part of a highly collaborative cross-functional team that values your unique perspective and expertise. - The Project Engineer will combine strong technical and communication skills with creativity and passion for innovation to ensure the highest level of quality and experiences for our customers while shaping the future of bathing and styling space.Specific Responsibilities---Leverage your engineering fundamentals and creative problem-solving skills to design innovative, cost effective, and highly functional bathing and styling space products that lead our industry and delight our customers.
---Determine the technical feasibility of new product concepts and product redesigns for existing products.
---Collaborate with global cross-functional teams including marketing, program management, industrial design, and operations to develop innovative solutions and deliver quality products on time and within budget.
---Partner with our global engineering organization to capture knowledge, share best practices, and provide feedback on designs and deliverables.
---Study market trends, customer reviews, regulatory requirements, and emerging technologies to identify future opportunities for innovation and enhancement.
---Provide high-level feasibility analysis on initial product concepts.
---Perform engineering calculations, tolerance stacks, and develop detailed technical drawings, incorporating engineering standards and GD&T.
---Conduct and attend Technical Design Reviews, Failure Mode and Effect Analyses, and brainstorming sessions and contribute professional opinion, creative ideas, concepts, and approaches to new product design and development projects. - Utilize these tools to identify and mitigate risk. -
---Study market trends and understand current warranty metrics to develop a product specification using consumer research, market data, and customer feedback.
---Evaluate designs for environmental sustainability and recommend improvements.
Utilize CAD software for the realization of concepts or designs.
---Leverage our world class on-site prototyping and test lab capabilities to validate product features and production and make necessary design modifications based on results.
---Structure and coordinate the creation of detailed engineering designs, product specifications, bills of material and customer-facing documentation in support of new product launches while ensuring compliance to industry and internal requirements.
---Share your experiences through documented insights fostering knowledge-sharing across the global development organization.
---Use speaking, writing, and listening skills to effectively share information, communicate results, express opinions, and motivate others to act.
Skills/Requirements---Bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited program.
---Minimum of 2 years of mechanical engineering experience.
---Previous experience in new product design and existing product optimization-preferred
---Demonstrate a working knowledge of CAD modeling.
---Ability to test, analyze and solve technical problems with limited guidance from senior engineers.
---International and domestic travel as needed.

The
salary range for this position is $83,300 - $105,200. 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 UsIt 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 , Project Engineer, New Product Development, Engineering , Kohler, Wisconsin

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