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Product Engineer

Company: BrassCraft Manufacturing
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOpportunity:The Product Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of new products from concept to launch which includes conceptual work, design work, prototyping/samples, testing and validation. The position will also identify and execute strategic cost reduction opportunities. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop customized customer-centric designs. Leads all activities related to the design, prototyping, modifications, testing and validation of the new products.
  • Identifies and implements strategic product cost optimization opportunities with existing products.
  • Collaborate with key functions in the organization and coordinates required support activities.
  • Works closely with BrassCraft manufacturing engineering and suppliers to ensure that designs are both producible and robust. May also be involved with designing product specific manufacturing production processes and equipment.
  • Supports procedures and protocols to ensure quality & reliability of new products being developed.
  • Supports aftermarket product modification and upgrade programs, through quick and accurate engineering analyses (FEA, stack up analysis, DOE etc.)
  • Performs risk analysis and presents findings to internal engineering and appropriate levels of management
  • Works with the CAD design team to ensure design documentation is accurate, meets design intent and kept up to date, while driving design standardization across all product lines.
  • Assesses design form, fit and function improvement opportunities, and develops a prioritized project queue
  • Travel requirements 20%
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineering
    • Minimum 5 years of new product development experience
    • Solid understanding and experience of product development abilities related to DFMEA, Stack Ups, interpreting FEA analysis quality systems and testing methodologies.
    • Working knowledge of GD&T with ability to read and interpret documents (drawings, specifications, procedure manuals, etc.) COMPETENCIES:
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and proven successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams.
      • Ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely results.
      • Ability to identify and seek needed information/Research skills. Analytical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities (i.e., root cause identification and counter-measures). BrassCraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 75 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft -, Plumbshop -, and Cobra -. Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our products enhance the way consumers all over the world experience and enjoy their living spaces. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr - paint; Delta - and Hansgrohe - faucets, bath and shower fixtures; Kichler - decorative and outdoor lighting and HotSpring - spas, to name a few. - At Masco, we believe in better living possibilities-for our homes, our environment and our community. Across our businesses and geographies, we seek out these possibilities to grow ourselves, enhance our consumers' lives, create returns for our shareholders and improve the world around us. We believe a strong, supportive presence in the communities where we live, work and do business is vital. We partner with organizations that are as driven as we are to support the growth of our communities, encourage and enable equity and provide safe, affordable housing for all families.CompanyBrassCraft Manufacturing Company Full time Masco Corporation (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.Masco Corporation is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster: -E-verify Right to Work Poster: -, - #LI-DNI -#CB

Keywords: BrassCraft Manufacturing, Novi , Product Engineer, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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