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Job Summary

Dayton, OH 45432
Engineering Services
Job Type
Full Time

Product Development Engineer

About the Job

Contract-to-hire opportunity

Client in Dayton is seeking a Product Development Engineer. Responsibilities include Supports or directly leads product development projects. Works closely with Senior Technical Advisors and product development leads to execute R&D projects. Initiates and prepares project proposals for funding approval. Conducts component and system tests on product durability and performance.

Supports or directly leads new research and product development projects to develop new products. Works closely with Sales/Marketing personnel to define requirements for new products that align with company's product portfolio. Supports the preparation of product development project plans to meet particular technical requirements and financial objectives.
Salary based upon experiemnce, knowledge, and education


I.Education or Basic Knowledge Required
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or similar fields. Good knowledge and demonstrated hands-on skills on using engineering design and analysis tools, such as Solid Edge, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and ANSYS.

II.Experience Required
5 years experience in research and product development environment. Good experience and background in product design, mechanical design, product testing and validation. Strong technical writing and analytical skills with engineering data.

III.Complexity of Duties
High degree of engineering judgment, planning and initiative required. Broad judgment capabilities and excellent people skills required. Planning skills required to effectively schedule project objectives in a timely and cost effective manner. All projects must be covered thoroughly in scope, requirements, objectives and potential problems.
IV.Responsibility for Errors
Responsible for engineering area of assigned projects. Errors may cause delays, expensive rework, and additional effort and personnel. Errors have a direct impact on profitability and continued customer relations.

V.Responsibility for Relationships With Others
Frequent contact with both internal and external personnel at various levels is very important to the success of the assigned projects.

VI.Type of Supervision
Responsible for tracking and reporting progress of assigned project tasks. No direct supervision of other employees is required.

VII.Extent of Supervision
No direct supervision is normally required.

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