Product Development Engineer
Overview REHAU is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. You encounter our systems every day, without noticing them. While they may be invisible, their benefit is always tangible. More than 20,000 employees at 170 locations worldwide apply their expertise and innovative capabilities to ensure the continuous growth of our independent privately held company. People drive REHAU. To us, fostering the development of a diverse group of employees is of central significance. We will advance your career if you are willing to perform and display a readiness to apply yourself. REHAU's Americas Region operations include manufacturing plants, distribution centers and sales offices located across North, Central and South America. In addition to competitive salary and a positive working environment, we offer comprehensive health, vision and dental insurance plans; a wide-ranging list of supplemental benefits, a very generous 401(k) plan match, 11 paid holidays and 17 vacation days per year. Get to know us at: REHAU - YouTube Follow us on: LinkedIn REHAU LinkedIn Instagram REHAU Americas Instagram Responsibilities REHAU Construction, LLC is seeking an experienced Product Development Engineer for our Building Solutions Division at our North American headquarters in Leesburg, VA. This is a technically focused position that will be responsible for project management and engineering of developments focused on products for radiant floor heating, radiant cooling, snow and ice melting, plumbing and fire protection applications. Specific job responsibilities for the Product Development Engineer include: Lead product developments of various injection molded, extruded, forged and cast parts. Develop and evaluate concepts and designs of new products using Solidworks and rapid prototyping Perform design analyses including theoretical calculations for component fit, tolerance analysis, tolerance stack up, stress calculations, flow calculations and thermal calculations. Communicate product requirements across internal and external groups Coordinate product/certification testing and release of new products Work in all phases of design development, component procurement, assembly, test, validation, manufacturing and sales support Develop technical information for the product(s) Interact with Sales team to support the sale of REHAU products in the market Qualifications Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering 5+years experience working with injection molding, extrusion of plastics/polymers or metal forging/turning in product, part or design development Strong technical ability in product design and development Demonstrated experience in project management Strong technical ability in creating engineering drawings, models, applying GD&T and CAD tools Experience in product development, manufacturing processes and quality management systems Knowledge or back ground in Residential and Commercial Construction practices Advanced skills in CAD (Solidworks), 3D Printing (prototyping) and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing Strong communication, multi-tasking and teamwork skills for collaborating, presenting and reporting Willingness to travel on occasion to construction sites and or REHAU Manufacturing facilities Willingness to learn and understand practical installation methods of REHAU systems and products Equal Employment Opportunity Statement REHAU is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversity of our team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, physical or other disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.