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Senior Engineer - Product Design

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  3554
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 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Requiring little supervision, he/she plans and performs engineering, design, and other technical/administrative tasks that are involved in the concept, development and industrialization of products and processes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Formal education and experience in Science/Engineering based field:
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering
    • Alternatively: Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Master’s Degree in Science or Engineering
    • Alternatively: Minimum of 3 years’ experience with PhD in Science or Engineering
  • Exceptional CAD proficiency, including integration with PLM systems
  • Strong foundation of principles of stress/strain, including the use of FEA
  • Experience with leading product design projects, including the generation of engineering drawings for inspection and manufacturing
  • Experience with new product development and transitioning designs to manufacturing
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good technical writing skills, including effective presentation of technical data
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated ability of how to coordinate projects including the design, execution, analysis, and reporting
  • Demonstrated leadership of design reviews
  • Demonstrated 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 mentor others
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, think/work independently, problem-solve, work in cross-functional teams, and multi-task

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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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