Position Listing #18-20

Product Engineer

Orscheln Products, L.L.C.

Moberly, MO

ABOUT THIS POSITION

 

The Product Engineer shall support the Account Manager in all new and existing key customer projects and initiatives – reduced time to market and profitable sales growth is the key. The Product Engineer identifies new opportunities and applications at existing key accounts through close contact with customer engineering and manufacturing departments. The Product Engineer will be responsible for part number assignment, BOM development, preliminary product design drawings and customer quotations, supported by internal costing process. The Product Engineer coordinates all product launch activities at the customer including supporting customer pilot builds and trials. The position will work with the Product Design Engineer, on all product lines, to maximize technical solutions for the customer.  The Product Engineer will be self-starting, motivated to learn and achieve.  The Product Engineer will work with the Product Development team to propose improvements to current products and launch new solutions.

 

Preferred Education:

B.S., M.E., E.E. or equivalent business experience preferred.

 

Preferred Work Experience:

• Three to five (3-5) years experience in a commercial equipment / vehicle environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Manages Part Number Assignment.
  • Responsible for preliminary design prints and models for customer consideration.
  • Performs basic testing and supports customer trials, including on-site prototype & pilot builds.
  • Submits product costing request to Product Cost Analyst.
  • Supports Account Manager with RFQ completion and submission.
  • Lead customer VA/VE activities.
  • Encourages profit consciousness amongst all employees and fosters ideas and suggestions for improvement in Customer Service and Operations.
  • Participates in team meetings and contributes to the operations and improvement of Orscheln Products – One World – One Quality - One Team.
  • Assists with Quality & Environmental Systems management as applicable to Technical Sales Engineering functions
  • Attend trade shows and participates in industry events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & DESIRED SKILLS

 

  • The ability to work in an environment that is dynamic and demanding, applying a broad product range to a diverse customer base.  This requires a positive mindset and solution based thinking focused on results whilst delivering superior customer service and value.
  • The work intake will constantly change. Flexibility in thinking is therefore essential to optimize the use of the skills and abilities to achieve maximum results.
  • The Engineer must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of interactions at all levels within Orscheln and of particular importance - externally at our customers from initial concept to production release.
  • The communication of problems and constraints in achieving objectives to functions at all levels is important.
  • Confidence and resilience are attributes that are essential to succeed when working with often difficult and demanding customers when the going gets tough.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Data entry
  • 70% of the time sitting
  • Lifting no more than 50lbs
  • Climate controlled environment
  • Some bending/stooping
  • This position requires travel by car and air, an estimated 20 - 30%

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