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Development Engineers, or Product Development Engineers, create and test new product designs and formulate manufacturing specifications. Skills shown on sample resumes for the position include developing new products and integrating new technology into existing product lines and systems, creating sales and selection tools to assist the sales engineers in creating quotes and product selections accurately and efficiently, and executing laboratory tests to verify the performance of products and to evaluate results to maximize performance and efficiency. An engineering bachelor's degree is the minimum educational requirement that employers will look for on a resume.

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1

Senior Packaging Development Engineer

Accomplished integrating packaging materials and barrier systems by leading packaging cross-functional team to integrate Medtronic Eatontown facility into corporate ERP system, labeling system, and corporate packaging systems.

  • Performed over 50 package process validations, including PCS, DOE, POQ, and PQ for packaging test equipment, production equipment, packaging materials, and packaging barrier systems.
  • Created 9 business plans to purchase new packaging production machinery, materials, and labels.
  • Researched and designed new pouches, trays, cold-chain shippers, and non-sterile barrier components for Manufacturing lines.
  • Successfully led teams in completing 90 CAPA tasks.
  • Developed and executed a transition phase to standardize Eatontown packaging systems to meet ISO 11607 guidelines.
  • Reduced the number of packaging components in Eatontown inventory by 40% by optimizing sterile barrier systems for Medtronic products.
  • Reduced escapes by 25% by implementing SPC tools and DMAIC tools
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MS
Packaging Science
2

Product Development Engineer

Managed all engineering and manufacturing specifications for new beverage product lines with 35%+ gross margin and over $7MM in incremental sales

  • Delivered All Access product line to market; product launched two weeks early providing full year sales of $7MM with 25%+ gross margin and top product quality
  • Managed four major, new product development efforts to provide products to market on twelve month timelines, gross
  • Supported reshoring overmolded kitchen organization products at average 33% GM to develop "Made in America" initiative
  • Modified two outdoor refuse products to increase durability, reset consumer rating, and maintain total net revenue of $20MM
  • Provided $380k in productivity initiatives for FY2014 via component reshoring, raw material reduction, and product
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MS
Plastics Engineering
3

Product Development Engineer I

Managed, maintained, and enhanced the industrial portfolio. Aided manufacturing plants in smoothly transitioning prototypes to full production. Conducted engineering reviews of new-product literature. Spearheaded training, including multi-day events featuring large-scale structured presentations in auditoriums and hands-on tutorials for groups of 50-100 customers and new associates.

  • Collaborated with sales and marketing to create development and launch plans for two new product lines.
  • Improved an existing product line and transitioned it to in-house manufacturing, which lowered total cost and elevated product quality.
  • Aided the product engineering team in improving the error-less rate from 85% to 94%.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering Technology
4

Product Development Engineer

Led the team responsible for quality, technical verification, purchases process, and business alliance of all chemical materials such as: adhesives, automotive paint, insulators, and labels among others; required for the assembly of Mitsubishi Motors units. Handled budget 5 MM USD.

  • Contributed to the production of first ever SUV assembled in Venezuela by coordinated the chemical material team internal and 100+ suppliers, conducting extensive research with local suppliers (DuPont, Axalta, Henkel, 3M) to replace Japanese chemical materials by local products.
  • Boosted revenue by 35% by achieved new business alignment.
  • Generated a new procedure to coordinate the laboratory tests for chemical materials, reducing the lead-time by 2 months for development of new products.
  • Created the Bill of Materials for the Montero Sport SUV using the SAP platform as a foundational tool for analysis, which supported product development.
  • Helped ensure new business alliance with TATA Motors Corp., by consolidated the proper preparation of Program Description (PD), verifying the building list, assembly knock down kit, and localizing the automotive parts. Project: $45 MM.
  • Optimized, improved and reduced costs of welding and painting process by 15% by analyzing process and production engineer proposals.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
5

Product Development Engineer II

Product development and operation management; technical requirement definition, project execution and scheduling, resource management of internal engineering group and vendors, and production launch support.

  • Reviewed service data to provide traffic forecast, capacity planning and product roadmap.
  • Designed work-path and launched Picture messaging service for Blackberry (curve 8350).
  • Enhanced transaction throughput by doubling system capacity, decreasing delivery delay 20% and workflow re-design for exceptional failure cases, increasing 1.2% successful delivery rates.
  • Implemented enhanced features and backup delivery methods to avoid service loss during outage conditions, preventing 1.1M service failures during holidays in 2010.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science And Engineering
MA
Computer Science And Engineering
6

Supplier Development Engineer

Implement and manage joint continuous improvement efforts with long-term strategic manufacturing suppliers through cycle time reduction, cellular manufacturing, process improvement, and quality improvement initiatives. Utilize process mapping, mathematical modeling, and project management tools to achieve results.

  • Improved quality and delivery with a cab manufacturer, improving throughput from 30 to 45 cabs per day
  • Reduced manufacturing cycle time by 30% with resistant sheet metal supplier
  • Developed and managed database to analyze manufacturing capacity (Build-to-Demand Project)
  • Improved inventory accuracy with John Deere facility
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
MS
Industrial Engineering
7

Senior Product Development Engineer

Designed, developed, and implemented numerous consumer garden, automotive, and mechanical hand tools. Accountable for all aspects of product development from concept through production. SolidWorks and AutoCAD were used for concept development and design. Products were manufactured by injection molding, forging, stamping, and casting production methods. Developed standards and procedures for optimizing product development and project management.

  • Conducted FEA analysis with Cosmos and VisualNastran 4D software.
  • Machined prototypes on a Roland MDX500 CNC machine.
  • Evaluated and conducted comparison analysis on new and existing products.
  • Traveled to China and visited the factories with production difficulties to resolve product non-conformance issues.
  • Identified, recruited, and managed two engineers and a SolidWorks operator in Armenia to assist the engineering department with development of new products. This farming out of projects increased engineering capacity at significant savings to the company due to the lower labor rates in Armenia.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
8

Development Engineer

As a member of the research and development department I increased pilot plant manufacturing efficiency by 50% leading to a faster project turnaround and created uniform testing procedure to expedite analysis period.

  • Headed strategic engineering project aimed at developing baseline evaluation of existing stainless steel products to increase product market share.
  • Established annual savings of $40k by altering rutile sourcing in specific formulas to lower purchasing cost.
  • Coordinated a cross-functional team with Marketing, Production, and the Chemistry Laboratory to complete extensive cost reduction projects leading to annual savings of $75k.
  • Studied the cause and effects that chemicals have on manufacturing and the operation and used the results to boost manufacturing reliability.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Materials Science Engineering
9

Product Development Engineer

Experience in design, development, and production of high frequency subsystems used in test, spaceflight, and military attack/fighter aircraft systems. Hands-on approach, capable of running product through most manufacturing stages. Supported engineering, manufacturing, and sales through creation of software and hardware tools designed to enhance understanding and productivity.

  • Extensive use of MS Office and Visual Basic.
  • Worked with cross-divisional engineering, at times when the most unique raw material set and/or or process(e)s appeared to come from within the company.
  • Increased profits for over 20 years through implementation of novel machine control algorithm applied to lowest yielding process step.
  • Increased market share by enabling key product data to be easily gathered and compiled by marketing associates, then presented to customers in timely fashion.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
Electrical Engineering
10

Senior Staff Product Development Engineer

Developed and executed complex product development projects involving physics, materials science, mechanical engineering, algorithms, and software design.

  • Modified existing design and delivered a new product within record time. Blocked major competition at a leading customer site.
  • Led teams of engineers in improving system performance and matching at leading foundry, logic, and memory FAB to secure FPA and future sales.
  • Drove any customer issues / technical problem solving activities to closure.
  • Educated worldwide application, service, tech support engineer in data and root cause analysis. Reduced customer complaint by 40% in one year period.
  • Known as the "Go to guy" for field technical issues.
  • Respected for in depth knowledge of [company name] highly successful bright field product. (2810/20/30, 2910/20)
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
PhD
Materials Science And Engineering

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