Product Design Engineer

Portage, MI

Product Design Engineer
Portage, MI

Join a rapidly growing startup in the semiconductor industry, developing  hybrid laser-diamond cutting tool systems that provide profitable solutions for machining hard and brittle materials. As a Product Design Engineer, you’ll help design and developing key components of this unique, award-winning laser assisted system that is used by high tech manufacturing organizations around the globe.

Innovative thinking, creativity, and strong design skills are keys to success in this role.

During a typical work week, you’ll:

  • Determine design requirements and intended use
  • Design new products using CAD and prototyping physical models
  • Determine manufacturing requirements including lead time and cost
  • Evaluate product and seek feedback from end users
  • Work closely with suppliers to hand over CAD drawings, tracking lead times and specifying tolerance and quality requirements
  • Work independently on simultaneous projects with short lead times
  • Evaluate current product and recommend design modifications

Project Design Engineers should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in product design and development
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with high proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes such as CNC milling, turning, drilling, sheet metal fabrication, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • US citizenship or permanent residency

Ideal candidates possess:

  • CNC programming and machining experience
  • A good understanding of startup environments
  • Supply chain management experience
  • Precision engineering and manufacturing experience
  • Willingness to travel 10-15% of the time
  • Experience with Autodesk Sketchbook or similar sketch prototyping

Interested? Email your resume to Lindsey Bond today!

  • Lindsey Bond
    Lindsey Bond Talent Acquisition Lead

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