Product Design Engineer - Craftsman

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Towson, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Full Time
Requisition Number 45571BR Title Product Design Engineer - Craftsman Business US - GTS - Hand Tools Accessories and Storage (HTAS) State / Country / Province Maryland City Towson No. of Positions 1 Who is Stanley Black & Decker?We are the leader in tools and security. We are Stanley Tools. We are DEWALT. We are Mac Tools. We are Vidmar. And we are much more. We are the doors that protect you at airports. We are the lock and deadbolt on your front door. We are the hydraulic breakers that rescue trapped earthquake survivors. We are the people on the phone in an emergency. No matter where you live, what car you drive, what stores you shop at, or what building you work in, you can bet that we had a hand in making it work. And you can guarantee that we'll keep making it work. Position Overview: Within the Hand Tools & Storage division of Stanley Black & Decker we are currently looking for a Product Engineer to support the Storage/Retail category. In this position you will be responsible for design, development and manufacturing support of tool storage products and component ideas and concepts that will meet our manufacturing, safety, quality, compliance, cost and marketing objectives. Must estimate development costs and monitor assigned projects through all phases of development. Perform sampling, product testing and documentation including the writing of product performance specifications and test plans. Prepare models, costs, technical data, product documentation and/or initiate requests for model making and testing services. Position involves close coordination with manufacturing, marketing, industrial design and customer base. Responsibilities:Involved with product ideas from concept through production launch; ideation, product layout, prototype development, design for assembly, design for manufacture, product testing and documentation, and creation of engineering drawings and specifications that will meet our manufacturing, safety, quality, regulatory code compliance and marketing objectives.Work in coordination with Industrial Design, Product Management, Marketing, Operations and Customer Base teams to transform customer input into robust designs. Ideal candidate will have a strong background in hands-on engineering activities including mechanical system troubleshooting and prototype development and refinement. Position involves close coordination with manufacturing, marketing, industrial design and customer base. Create/develop models, drawings, prototypes, BOMS, cost info, etc and complete necessary product testing. (Generate 3D Models in Creo)Create and publish drawings from CAD models for purchased and manufactured components.Document and maintain product development schedules utilizing MS project or equivalent software.Develop, document and maintain project tasks and schedules and execute project tasks as required.Specify performance testing parameters, execute tests and document compliance with applicable requirements.Improve existing products using analytical techniques to better meet customer requirements.Investigate cost reduction opportunities within manufacturing facility and optimize product designs to make improvements in manufacturing processes. Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field3-5 years of related experience in product design3-D CAD/CAE exposure and Creo preferred.Design Experience in a manufacturing environment where a moderate volume of mechanical components are made/used is essentialExperience working with Retail/Big Box is importantExperience with sheet metal design and fabrication methods is preferredFamiliarity with manufacturing documentation methods (bills of materials, routings and tool lists, etc)Effective communication and a team oriented attitude are an absolute must; we succeed together and we stumble togetherMust be comfortable with travel, both domestic and overseasMust be willing to learn and evaluate new technologies as necessaryPrototyping experience a plusPatent & IP Experience a plusMust have a "can-do" attitude - the desire to go above and beyond in all you do EEO Statement All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law

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