Product Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



PRIMARY EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES

The Product Engineer is the vital link between Operations, Quality, Product, and Revision’s suppliers. Working throughout the organization, this position will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and evaluation of new eye protection products, applying knowledge of engineering to ensure the correct configuration of Revision’s optical products and the creation and maintenance of product drawings and test plans. The Product Engineer will also be responsible for product continuous improvement programs and may work directly with suppliers to ensure their capabilities and capacities support Revision’s growth.

SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Product Engineering

  • Lead product development teams to deliver new product solutions on time and under budget that conform and comply with all required standards and specifications.
  • Define product specifications and create test plans and manufacturing work instructions for new products.
  • Create technical data packages including drawings, BOMs, and test plans for new products and new configurations of existing products.
  • Provide Design-For-Manufacture feedback to design, tooling, and manufacturing engineers as needed.
  • During product development phases, lead the effort to select suppliers and develop product cost models utilizing the finance team for input as required.
  • Interact with suppliers to establish new product capabilities and capacities with a focus on reducing costs, improving quality, and ensuring a reliable supply.
  • Work closely with the Operations team to ensure smooth hand-off as the products move from development to production.
  • Be the primary resource for continuous improvement of existing products for cost reduction, reliability improvement, or customer engineered specials.
  • Supply Chain Management
  • In concert with Operations and Supply Chain provide leadership in the supplier selection and certification process.
  • Conduct on-site evaluations of suppliers to assess their capabilities, capacities, and production readiness to support new or existing products.
  • Engineer supplier processes to achieve Revision Military’s goals and objectives in quality, cost, and customer satisfaction.
  • Research, locate, and establish new sources of supply in support of new product introductions as well as ongoing manufacturing and assembly.
  • Quality
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts on existing products to achieve, cost, quality, performance, and customer satisfaction targets.
  • Create new and update existing test plans for all products working closely with the Quality team identifying critical dimensions and inspection/testing requirements for manufactured and purchased parts. 
  • Knowledge, Skill & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  2 - 5 years’ experience working in a product development, process engineering, manufacturing environment or supply chain management group required.
  • Must have strong interpersonal / relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of injection molding processes.
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles.
  • Capability to develop a project plan and to manage a project to completion.
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office tools required.
  • Experience with CAD software, particularly SolidWorks, a plus.
  • Experience in the use of ERP programs i.e. Syteline, a plus.
  • Highly motivated problem solver with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Travel to supplier locations may be required, and may include travel to overseas locations.
  • Work environment ( include physical requirements)

    Primarily office and laboratory environments
    Some limited travel required

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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