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Product Design Engineers are in charge of creating functional products by using their chemical, engineering and manufacturing expertise. Job duties include researching the latest consumer trends, making improvements to existing products, preparing reports on how their designs influence cost and performance, and designing quality products. Based on our most successful resume samples, Product Design Engineers should demonstrate creativity, manufacturing expertise, computer proficiency, engineering knowledge, and teamwork. Eligible resumes mention a Bachelor's Degree in a mechanical or manufacturing engineering field.

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Product Design Engineer

Responsible for manufacturing design of custom thin film circuits, process design and development, drafting of CAD data files, and manufacturing support activities to facilitate on-time shipment and first-pass yield goals.

  • Selected to participate as engineering resource in Kaizan project to improve profitability by redesigning request for quotation process
  • Investigated and designed two new process procedures to prevent product from being manufactured incorrectly resulting from misinterpreting customer CAD data; resulted in 100% reduction for similar errors
  • Initiated and implemented receiving process system for photo masks that facilitated manufacturing flow and improved supplier relations
  • Drafted CAD data files for 95% of incoming products and five controlled drawing types as part of product design review
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
2

Product Design Engineer

Developed and designed, from conception to full release into high volume production, two new light fixture products in one and a half years for the company

  • Managed an interdisciplinary team to bring an LED light fixture with 14 different variations and patent pending to fruition with projected sales of 100,000 units in its 1st year
  • Created design elements for aesthetic and architectural appeal
  • Created proof of concept prototypes and mock ups for marketing and executive approval
  • Responsible for photometric analysis and achieved a 90% efficiency for fixture light output
  • Oversaw product transition to full production
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Design Engineering
3

Product Design Engineer

Responsible for complete design of diverse projects, all involving electronic componentry, injected molded plastics, and stamped metal parts

  • Performed product debug with manufacturing facility in China
  • Maintained a high standard in quality and cost effectiveness
  • Utilized HP (me30) CAD system and complied with UL, CSA and NEC standards
  • Established method of scanning non-HP drawings into the Hewlett Packard (me30) CAD system by using both Macintosh and PC computers saving cost and increasing turnaround time by 75%
  • Instituted a link with corporate headquarters to produce "Company Product Change Request" form for improving documentation
  • Designed and engineered a product to meet specific corporate goals
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Mechanical Design
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
4

Product Design Engineer

Worked with a team of engineers to rapidly reengineer a major product line after the loss of an outside supplier.

  • Participated in Lean Manufacturing initiative, integrating the Lean techniques into everyday tasks and long term goals.
  • Created and maintained control documents to meet the requirements of ISO 9000 certification.
  • Lead the effort to produce product standards to eliminate redundant work.
  • Developed modeling automation to drastically reduce modeling and detailing timelines.
  • Actively worked to continuously improve inspection procedures to qualify production from a variety of suppliers, including standardizing documentation, designing of fixtures and gauges, and training inspectors.
  • Integrated the output of a variety of suppliers, including Asian, European, and domestic partners.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Machine And Product Design
5

Product Design Engineer

Designed and developed in-swing patio door product in multiple configurations with complimentary transom and sidelight options. Implemented radius and specialty unit design and manufacturing processes. Implemented numerous product design improvements. Designed and brought into production new "Pro-Clad" casement window. Promoted to Engineering Manager.

  • In-swing door product increased door sales by 5%.
  • Improved Casement window frame and sash design reducing field service costs.
  • Radius and specialty in-house production increased profit margin 8%.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Engineering/industrial Technology
Business Management
6

Product Design Engineer

Oversaw contract manufacturers in United States, China and India.

  • Managed five new product introductions annually, resulting in $3,000,000 yearly revenue.
  • Developed manufacturing plans and financial analysis for internal production of mechanical connectors.
  • Led value and cost management projects, achieving 25% cost reduction.
  • Completed lean training and improvement program to minimize global sourcing lead time.
  • Worked closely with internal departments, including global sourcing, quality assurance, manufacturing and material control.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
7

Product Design Engineer

Managed the Design, Development, and Release of wheels, tires, wheel ornamentation, wheels studs and lug nuts based on customer needs

  • Managed 2009 Pacifica & 2010 Imperial wheel & tire programs
  • Resolved wheel/tire imbalance issue on [company name] 300 to reduce warranty
  • Performed a DOE - Design of Experiments to determined root cause of Police Brake Jutter
  • Developed testing to determine effects of improperly machined parts on vehicle performance
  • Supported tire, wheel, and wheel ornamentation Subject Matter Experts in development of test standards and best practices
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Science
MA
Business Administration
8

Product Design Engineer

Designed and evaluated base bracket changing materials from Zinc/Aluminum ( expensive materials) casting t plastic injection molded bracket for sunvisor.

  • Supported manufacturing plant on engineering changes for I/P and floor console to reduce warranty costs.
  • Chaired, managed and lead a weekly PR & DVT meeting with CAD and Lab technician.
  • Designed, developed and created prototype sunvisor for FORD Designed and developed fixtures using Solidworks 2008 generative shape design and solid modeling.
  • Modification of previous fixtures as per customer requirements.
  • Created and modified company databases, resulting in more efficient management design proposals and other information. Involvement in concept planning, with teammates.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Mechanical Engineering
9

Product Design Engineer

Designed and built electromechanical load testing device to facilitate mechanical load tests on photovoltaic modules (snow/wind simulation).

  • Managed complete product life cycles, including maintenance of detailed documentation for products through PTC's Windchill PDMLink 9.1 and Pro-Engineer, from inception to obsolescence.
  • Performed and documented equipment calibration, inspection, SOPs, and standard design practices as required by ISO9001.
  • Led conference call meetings regarding new product development and introduction between teams at multiple, international sites.
  • Assisted in gauge R&R for a spectral and diffuse colorimeter, and anodization thickness gauge.
  • Supervised efforts of draftsman to synchronize CAD drawing and BOM release priorities.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
10

Product Design Engineer

  • Developed Ford light truck parking brake assembly ($25.4 million sales) from award through production, including design tolerance stackups, DVP&R, DFMEA, PCP, validation, & customer launch support.
  • Contributed to design calculations by adding variant vehicle parameters & EU test requirements.
  • Performed product support for US & Brazil manufacturing including PFMEA approvals, change requests, and participation in cross-functional Systems/Applications/Design/Manufacturing team.
  • Evaluated returned parts, performed failure root cause analysis, and issued test reports & 8D's.
  • Investigated cost-reduction feasibility through plant team collaboration (with meritorious recognition).
  • Supervised drafting support and reviewed creation of finished models and drawings for release.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering

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