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Mechanical Product Design Engineer II

Company: Woodstream
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Woodstream has a rich history of over 150 years, and we are an essential, life sustaining business. - We provide pest & animal control products that destroy disease carrying insects & rodents. -We provide a safe work environment including screening, social distancing, and sanitation processes.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Mechanical Product Design Engineer II in Lancaster, PA -

Benefits of Working for Woodstream:

  • Competitive benefits package including:

  • Access to a free health clinic operated by Penn Medicine and conveniently located within walking distance from our facility

  • Bonus Program

  • 401k with Company Match

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Effective on First Day of Employment

  • Parental Leave

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Paid Basic Life & Disability Insurance

  • Accident, Critical Illness, & Hospital Insurance Options

  • ID Theft & Legal Assistance Plan Options

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Stable, growing working environment with a history of 150 years of doing business

  • Opportunity to advance within the company

    Overview of the Role:
    This position is responsible for the design of new products, usually within a specific area of Woodstream's business (i.e.: Victor, Terro, Zareba, Perky Pet, or Safer); however, crossover into other product areas on a short- or long-term basis may be required. - Creativity, broad understanding of specific manufacturing processes, and results oriented mindset are the skills required for this position. - A drive for excellence and a commitment to meet deadlines is also key to success in this position. - Making sure designs meet important functional, aesthetic, and performance attributes, and have tolerances which are realistic and incorporate manufacturing limitations and capabilities.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Maintains existing products, creates "clean sheet" designs or portions of a design based on a marketing specification, works on cost-down opportunities re-designing products to reduce cost using alternate materials of construction or improved designs

    • Responsible for assisting in the design and construction of production test fixtures for new product launches

    • Research to identify technologies which improve products or fill gaps in an existing product. - Patent searches and analyses are also within the role of this position

    • Responsible for benchmarking competitive products and maintaining a current knowledge of products, designs, and capabilities to enable the identification of Woodstream's related product advantages and disadvantages.

    • Creating 3D prototypes of parts using 3D printers

    • Working knowledge in use of SolidWorks or other similar 3D CAD computer system

      Successful Candidate Profile:

      • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering -combined with 3 to 7 years of experience in product development / engineering activities

      • Plastics part design experience is highly desirable

      • Excellent hands-on skills including but not limited to machining metals, sheetmetal fabrication, and general shop equipment use are also highly desirable

        Woodstream is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, marital status, union affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic .
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