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Staff Engineer, Systems

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Staff Engineer, SystemsWork Mode: -HybridLocation: -Hybrid in Kohler, WIOpportunityThe primary responsibility of the Staff Engineer - Systems role is to deliver innovative consumer -products as part of a highly collaborative cross-functional team. The Staff Engineer must combine -strong technical skills, collaborative leadership, creativity, and business acumen to bring complex -system products from initial concept through to production.We are looking for someone who:

  • Leverages creative problem solving to design innovative, cost effective, and functional -bathing 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.
  • Has demonstrated experience in system engineering integration. Candidates with -electromechanical experience integrating pumping, heating, or refrigeration technologies are -preferred.
  • Utilizes broad range material and manufacturing process knowledge including -thermoforming, casting, injection molding, extrusion, metal fabrication, etc.
  • Is familiar coordinating work across regions and cultures as part of a global engineering organization. -What you will be doing:
    • Partner with Product Marketing and Industrial Design to develop a product specification using consumer research, market data, and sales feedback.
    • Establish system-level requirements of a complex product family and collaborate with internal or external engineers on subsystem component design and integration.
    • Study competitive products and understand current warranty metrics to benchmark against -new product designs.
    • Provide high-level feasibility analysis on initial product concepts.
    • Coordinate concept development across mechanical, electrical, and software teams in -multiple global regions. Own technical requirements and engineering execution.
    • Be the primary engineering representative with the cross-functional team and leadership.
    • Ensure best practices are applied in a smart fashion to understand and optimize system -design: FEA, CFD, Design of Experiments, etc.
    • Leverage our network of prototyping and test lab capabilities to create physical prototypes to -validate product features.
    • Utilize tools such as DFMEA and engineering design critiques to identify and eliminate or -mitigate high risk failure modes.
    • Work with our internal manufacturing team as well as suppliers to balance cost, performance, quality, and project timing.
    • Lead project CAD model and drawing strategy, partnering with global CAD and engineering -partners to 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 8 years of mechanical engineering experience including partnering with electronics engineering for electromechanical systems.
      • Demonstrate a working knowledge of CAD modeling.
      • International and domestic travel as needed#LI-Hybrid

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

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Staff Engineer, Systems, Other , Kohler, Wisconsin

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