Senior Product Design Engineer* – Greenville, SC USA

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Global leader in the design and manufacture of masts, carriages, integral sideshifters, fork positioners, reach carriages and related components for a wide variety of mobile material handling equipment. These products are used on industrial trucks, automatically guided vehicles (AGVs), telehandlers, truck mounted and rough terrain forklifts and a broad range of other material handling applications. Due to increased demand, they are looking to hire a Senior Product Design Engineer for their South Carolina location in the beautiful upstate area. 
 

Responsibilities:
 
— Evaluate internal and external customer requirements, generate 3D CAD models, and create 2D prints using appropriate GD&T schemes for prototype and production projects
— Perform structural analysis using classical methods and verify concepts with FEA simulations
— Interpret FEA simulation and or physical stress/strain test results and generate solutions to prevent product failures
— Follow departmental procedures to push and officially release product design data for purchasing and manufacturing use
— Benchmark competitive product applications, document findings and recommend best practices
— Communicate directly with customers to clearly define/document technical interface and product requirements
— Own projects from conception through production (Cradle to grave)
— Collaborate with various teams within the organization to solve technical problems and identify improvement opportunities
— Lead or support quality concern root cause analysis, correct action and solution verification
— Adhere to company safety procedures and 5S housekeeping policies
— Train others as assigned
 
Qualifications:
 
— Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
— Three or more years of material handling or heavy equipment component/product design experience; Prefer Eight or more years of material handling or heavy equipment component/product design experience
— Hydraulic valve, hose, fitting and cylinder design experience  
— Proficient with 3D modeling of complex assemblies, product configuration, routing programs, PDM software, and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
— Ability to travel to customer sites and work overtime when required
— “Hands-on” mechanically inclined and enjoys working with all levels of manufacturing employees
— Three or more years of experience using SolidWorks CAD and Vault PDM to generate complex designs
— Confident, articulate, and professional communication abilities (Written and verbal)

Salary: $85,000.00 – $95,000.00

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