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Concept Design Engineer
Our Power Tool Concept Engineering is looking for someone who can be a creative problem solver and designer for multiple Tool projects. The primary duty will be to contribute to the design and development of new products and support of existing products within the department.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories for professional users worldwide.
Since its founding in 1924, Milwaukee has focused on a single vision: To produce the best heavy-duty electric power tools and accessories available to the professional user. Today, the Milwaukee name stands for the highest level of quality, durability and reliability in professional tools, that money can buy. In recent years, state-of-the are technologies and sophisticated manufacturing techniques have allowed Milwaukee to design quality it its products better than ever before.
Milwaukee currently employs approximately 1,300 people globally. The company continues to set industry standards by targeting professional tool users of all types with a product line that includes more than 500 tools and over 3,500 accessories.
Day in the Life:
As a Mechanical Engineer for Milwaukee Electric Tool you will be located at our Brookfield, WI office. Our corporate office is only 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee and located near Miller Park, Milwaukee Zoo, Mitchell Park Domes, as well as many more attractions and restaurants.
Milwaukee Tool is a power tool brand used by professionals and made by professionals like yourself. One of the most rewarding aspects of the job is seeing a product you designed on the shelves of a Home Depot!
If you are interested in travel, we have domestic and international travel opportunities. Here in the US we have three locations in Mississippi (two manufacturing and one distribution). Overseas, you will have the opportunity to work with Chinese engineering counterparts as well as meet with suppliers in both Taiwan and China.
Milwaukee offers benefits on your first day of work (health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k) and an excellent working environment that includes an on-site cafeteria, state of the art fitness facility, recreational sports leagues and company outings.
Duties and Responsibilities
Take a concept idea and make it come to life
Design and test products from concept to production
Develop design solutions to meet consumer requirements
Participate in field research
Facilitate project flow involving regular contact with manufacturing and other cross-functional
Interact with suppliers to develop part/product specifications that meet performance requirements while falling within process capabilities.
Evaluate product design relative to material selection, cost and reliability.
Perform a wide variety of calculations and software aided analyses in the following areas:
Mechanical stress analysis, material and heat treatment selection, tolerance and fit analyses, lubrication, spur and helical gear design, statics and dynamics, noise and vibration and a variety of machine element design.
Independently develop, write and analyze test requests with the MET Test Laboratory.
Work as a technical resource to troubleshoot problems with manufacturing teams and
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, and Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Continuously developing Mechanical aptitude is required including a broad knowledge of engineering materials, mechanical properties and an understanding of the manufacturing processes associated with these materials.
Computer skills needed include Microsoft Office Tools and Unigraphics (NX8.5).
Excellent problem solving skills and a hands-on attitude.
High interest in tools of the trade.
Ability to travel 10% of the time is preferred (travel includes Domestic and International).