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Project Engineer, Performance Showering

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

Job Description:





Project Engineer, Performance Showering

Work Mode: -Hybrid

Location: - -Hybrid - Kohler, WI -OpportunityThe primary responsibility of the Sr Project Engineer - Performance Showering role is to deliver innovative consumer products as part of a highly collaborative cross-functional team. The Engineer must combine creativity, strong technical skills, collaborative leadership, and business acumen to take designs from initial concept through to production. We are looking for someone who:

  • Brings a positive approach and collaborates with cross functional teams including marketing, program management, industrial design, and manufacturing operations to deliver projects on time, within budget.
  • Is passionate about innovation and independently motivated to explore concepts and build transformative products.
  • Has demonstrated skill in ideation and creative design. Candidates with strong interest in CAD design and advanced prototyping are preferred.
  • Exhibits strong mechanical aptitude and has established individual engineering design process. - Contributes to improvement of products and processes.
  • Understands manufacturing constraints for a broad range materials and process including injection molding, casting, forging, stamping, welding, machining, fabricating, tube bending, hydroforming, plating, etc.
  • Is confident evaluating complex designs and leverages creative problem-solving skills to continually optimize.
  • Can competently coordinate work across regions and cultures as part of a global engineering organization.
  • What you will be doing:Create
    • Partner with Industrial Design and Product Marketing to develop product specifications using consumer research, market data, and sales feedback.
    • Study competitive products and understand current warranty metrics to benchmark against new product designs.
    • Provide high-level feasibility analysis on initial product concepts.Refine
      • Develop and refine concepts using 3D modeling software (Creo) and FEA.
      • 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.
      • Work with our internal manufacturing team as well as suppliers to balance cost, performance, quality, and project timing.
      • Assures functional acceptability through application of engineering tools, analysis, and testing. - This includes prototyping, simulation, DFA, DFMEA and qualification.Implement
        • Perform engineering calculations, tolerance stacks, and develop detailed technical drawings, incorporating engineering standards and GD&T.
        • Interfaces with senior engineers, support personnel, and outside groups involving product design, documentation, development, drafting, prototype construction, and test of product concepts.
        • Optimize design using DfM (Design for Manufacturing) principles to ensure reliable, stable, and efficient mass production.
        • Engage Centers of Excellence and Technical Centers around the globe to complete project deliverables and promote parts reuse.
        • Ensure regulatory compliance through careful product verification test planning.
        • Support manufacturing ramp up by providing on-site feedback during pre-production builds.
        • Occasional travel to visit suppliers, customers, tradeshows, and Kohler locations as needed.

          Skills/Requirements

          • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
          • Minimum of 4 years of Mechanical Engineering experience.
          • Proficiency in 3D CAD Software (PTC Creo Preferred)
          • Ability to work Independently and with cross-functional teams
          • Self-directed with creative problem-solving ability
          • Ability to independently test, analyze and solve technical problems
          • Must exhibit excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented
          • International and domestic travel as needed.#LI-Hybrid
            #LI-SC2

            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 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 . - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -



Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Project Engineer, Performance Showering, Engineering , Kohler, Wisconsin

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