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Product Development Engineer

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
Product Development Engineer – Grand Rapids, Michigan

DISHER is currently partnering with a medical device manufacturer in Grand Rapids, Michigan to fill their Product Development Engineer on the team. In this role, you will lead the design efforts for new products at the company and guide multiple project through the launch process.
What it’s like to work here:
This company has the type of work environment where everyone feels like family. The team enjoys company lunches, cook outs, sporting events, and volunteering in the community together. Everyone is passionate about the products they make and seeing the company grow, but also appreciate the flexible work environment where you are responsible to manage your own projects.
What you will get to do:
  • You will design strategic new projects to add to the portfolio.
  • You will get to project manage between 3 and 5 projects, all in different stages of the launch cycle
  • Use your creativity, mechanical aptitude, and ideation to influence the new product development
  • Travel to China at least once per year depending on launches
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in mechanical design; 7-10 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in project management or project leadership
  • Strong experience in CAD, preferably in Solidworks
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and disciplined to be successful in projects
  • Previous experience in the design of plastic products is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of FDA requirements and ISO 13485 is a plus.
  • Ability to be hands-on and jump in to help other teams (Manufacturing, Quality, etc.) as needed
  • Ability to communicate with other cross-functional teams to help with other's projects.
  • Must have a current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Keywords: Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Solidworks, CAD, Medical Device, Product Development, New Product Development, Plastics, plastic part design, ISO 13485, FDA.
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