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Engineer - Product Development

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

This position is in Muscatine, Iowa. - Relocation assistance may be applicable. - We are not accepting candidates with sponsorship requirements currently. - - HNI Corporation -is a global family of brands for the workplace and home dedicated to enhancing the spaces where we live, work, and gather. -We -pride ourselves on fostering an environment where we make a positive impact on others, upholding our beliefs in integrity, inclusion and belonging. - -What We Need:We are looking for Product Development Engineers to join our HNI Workplace Furnishings team in Muscatine, Iowa! - As a Product Development Engineer, you will perform a variety of engineering work in planning and design of products and/or product components and will work with other engineering or production disciplines to ensure proper implementation of design. - The Product Development Engineer creates models, drawings, and specifications for the development of products.What You Will Do:

  • Develops original designs or adaptations (such as specials, tailored products, etc.) requiring specialized experience.
  • Leads the development of technical, manufacturable designs from initial product concepts, prototypes, testing and initiates the identification of intellectual property infringement and patent creation services and drives the implementation and management of all CAD modeling throughout the PLM process, including management of all product engineering drawings and Product Data Management engineering releases.
  • Establishes product specifications, including dimensional, performance, and visual specifications, and then manages those specifications as they relate to product management, quality, operations, and supplier relations.
  • Creates new test plans to ensure product will be compliant with applicable industry standards and product specifications and performs product reliability testing to ensure continued compliance.
  • Creates and/or updates and analyzes bill of materials and understands related costs for each component, as well as labor and burden costs associated with building the product in the chosen facility and makes recommendations for profit improvements.
  • Partners with producing locations to run production pilots and to ensure production readiness.
  • Works with production, other engineering disciplines, marketing, sales, and quality to implement designs and ensure that project goals are met.
  • Monitors quality and design issues and deploy projects to reduce customer pain points.
  • Executes engineering change requests and temporary deviations as required.
  • Participates in activities as appropriate to ensure the success of the organization. What You Have:
    • Bachelors' Degree in Engineering.
    • 2 years of work experience specific to engineering; internships and co-ops will be considered.
    • Strong problem-solving capabilities.
    • Lean Manufacturing principles including RCI, 3P, Value Stream Mapping, problem solving, and statistical analysis.
    • Preferred experience with CAD (Computer Aided Design)
    • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
    • Preferred experience with Oracle, inventory system knowledgeHNI Corporation -(NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. - The -workplace furnishings segment -is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. - The -residential building products segment -is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation was recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for the diversity of our Board of Directors and was named in 2020 and 2021 as one of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek. -How we act today protects how we live tomorrow. - Check out our 2020 CSR Report here: -Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are not just core beliefs at HNI - they are operational imperatives. - We value each other's differences in experiences and ideas to solve problems and better serve our customers. - Look at our DEI goals here: -We offer Benefits on Day 1!Daily Pay - we offer a voluntary benefit to gain immediate access to a percentage of your next paycheck without having to wait until pay day!To learn about all the benefits HNI has to offer visit We also invite you to visit us at - -to learn more!

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Waukesha , Engineer - Product Development, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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