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Associate Engineer, Product Design

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  3121
Job Type: 

Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 well known personal care brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

 

Our products range from Schick Razors and Blades, (developed and manufactured in Milford, CT), and Edge and Skintimate shave gels, to Hawaiian Tropic and Banana Boat sun screens, Playtex and Stayfree feminine care products, and Wet Ones antiviral and antibacterial wipes.

Additionally we have added a range of men's grooming products  to our growing company - Jack Black, Bull Dog and Cremo. We have just added Billie to our portfolio - a full line of women's shave products.

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, he/she plans and performs engineering, design, and other technical/administrative tasks that are involved in the concept, development and industrialization of our razors and blades products and processes.

 

Universal Accountabilities

The accountability of this position is to develop and apply the technical skills relevant to her/his discipline in support of business needs and objectives. This colleague is accountable for:

  • Assisting members of cross-functional project teams.
  • Providing technical support to global Research, Development, Engineering, Operations, and Quality functions to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • Demonstrating solid, data-based understanding of the principles relevant to his/her discipline.
  • Presenting information in a manner that is coherent and accurate.
  • Staying up-to-date and proficient in key technical tools and software. 
  • Maintaining and expanding “knowledge base” required within his/her area of work.
  • Conducting all activities consistent with company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining good documentation practices of any records and data.

 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Assists in the development of new product and process specifications and test methods.
  • Has no direct financial responsibility.
  • Additional duties may also be performed as assigned.

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Formal education and experience in Science/Engineering based field
    1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering
  • Basic skills in engineering computer software, engineering metrology, and/or test equipment
  • Good foundation of principles of stress/strain
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good technical writing skills ability
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Basic understanding of how to coordinate projects including the design, execution, analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to function as an effective and collaborating team member in a business environment to support area of discipline on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to take initiative, think/work independently, problem-solve, work in cross-functional teams, and multi-task

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Relevant internship and/or Co-op experience
  • Knowledge of CAD

 

Working Relationships

  • Key reporting relationship is with his/her supervisor
  • Key relationships internally may include:
  • Professional and technical staff in the department
  • Professional and technical staff in other functional technical areas
  • Commercial Team
  • Legal Team
  • Key External relationships may include:
    1. Consultants 
    2. Vendors

 

Work Environment

  • Some travel may be required.
  • Work space is appropriate to the project work being performed (office, lab, pilot plant, etc.).
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment may be required, based on the project work being performed.
  • HR to supply work schedule pertaining to hiring location.

 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


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