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Product Design Engineer

Product Design Engineer Summary: Develops conceptual data for engineering and marketing specification. Defines the final product design configuration and generates a documentation package that is 1) form, fit, function and specification compliant and 2) meets program process for production and cost objectives. The incumbent shall be well versed in both electrical and mechanical design theory so as to communicate with engineering contributors, vendors, customers, and fabrication personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Analyzes product or engineering specification and performance requirements to determine mechanical and packaging designs, which can be produced by existing manufacturing processing facilities and methods.
  • Configures designs to be efficiently produced with a wide range of customer options.
  • Ensures that all information on the drawings is clearly and accurately presented, so that the procurement, fabrication, assembly, testing, and inspection can be accomplished smoothly in order to provide the highest quality and lowest cost product for our customers.
  • Provides technical information concerning mechanical design’s packaging techniques materials properties.
  • Directs and coordinates with manufacturing the building of a prototype, model of the product or system.
  • Confers with research and development personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops design.
  • Capable of preparing three-dimensional mechanical layouts in “Solidworks” software which can be translated into production drawings.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.


  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Provides product support for existing products, ECR, ECO generation to correct mechanical drawing problems, part substitution, and documentation clarification.
  • Keeps abreast of rapidly changing technologies inherent in the electronic industry.
  • Capable of performing tolerance studies to ensure mechanical fits and avoid mechanical interferences.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of industry standards such as UL specifications regarding safety and testing requirements
  • Conducts design reviews with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and marketing on new product designs.
  • Proficient in the use of computer aided design tools: “Autocad”, “Solidworks”, and “Dataworks” parts control
  • Safely handles products or equipment in order to prevent injury to handler or damage to product.Adheres to company guidelines on safety, including safe operation of computer terminal and key board to prevent eyestrain, muscle aches, etc.


Lab equipment as required, telephone, copier, calculator, measurement instruments and computer.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • BSME or university program certificate with 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A thorough knowledge in electrical/mechanical field of OEM equipment
  • Should be familiar with estimating techniques and budget control.


  • Familiar with the operation of PC using Windows operating system, Internet research engines, and e-mail correspondence.
  • Data retention backup procedures

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical specifications.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to apply mathematical skills to perform tolerance studies using descriptive geometry.
  • Ability to perform a load analysis.

Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Profit Sharing, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Corporate Chaplain and Educational Assistance.

The job description does not necessarily describe all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.