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Mechanical Project Engineer


Salary band: $10k - $15k
Location: North America, United States, Florida, Tallahassee
Job type: Permanent
Contact: TRS, Inc.
Category: Project Engineer
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Job Description

Position Summary
As a Project Engineer (ME) on a fast-paced consumer product development team, you will be responsible for contributing to the development process, from initial concept development through production support and product sustainment.

Manage the design and development, redesign or cost reduction of assigned programs through application of applicable Engineering principles and practices. In addition, this responsibility requires project leadership skills of cross-functional project teams utilizing suitable project management skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Professional understanding of the New Product Development Process (NPD) applying idea generation, stage/phase/toll gates, ROI assessment, quality, testing and production.
  • Research, select, develop and define the materials, methods and processes used in developing breakthrough products and processes that have the lowest product costs for value delivered, as compared to the market.
  • Perform product design and development including conceptual modeling, engineering calculations and verification testing.
  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans with Marketing, Sales and Operations.
  • Determine project specifications by studying customer requirements and performance standards and completing technical studies and cost estimates.
  • Confirm product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determine and maintain project schedule.
  • Control project cost by approving expenditures associated with projects.
  • Prepare project status reports as required.
  • Lead/support cross-functional project teams including domestic and Far East factories/suppliers.
  • Design and develop mechanical components and assemblies including: plastic injection molded parts, castings, sheet metal parts, machined parts, components, etc.
  • Root cause analysis of system or component level issues in both design phase and production phase to ensure and maintain reliable products.
  • Interface with product testing, electrical, regulatory, quality and operational team members to optimize design for compliance with product requirements and manufacturability.


Essential Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Proficiency with 3D CAD, SolidWorks preferred
  • Strong background in designing plastic injection molded parts, castings, sheet metal, and machined parts.
  • Intellectual Property
  • Product Cost Reduction
  • Domestic/International Compliance/Regulatory Standards (e.g. UL/cUL, FCC/IC, etc.)
  • Bill-of-Material management/organization
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to manage tasks and time in an efficient manner
  • Ability to interact successfully, cross-functionally within all departments/regions of the organization
  • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Power Point and Project


Education / Experience / Certification

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
At least 3 years of experience in Engineering development and project management is required.

Company Description
TRS is a full service technical recruiting firm specializing in highly technical, executive, and operational recruiting.
Job Description

Position Summary
As a Project Engineer (ME) on a fast-paced consumer product development team, you will be responsible for contributing to the development process, from initial concept development through production support and product sustainment.

Manage the design and development, redesign or cost reduction of assigned programs through application of applicable Engineering principles and practices. In addition, this responsibility requires project leadership skills of cross-functional project teams utilizing suitable project management skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Professional understanding of the New Product Development Process (NPD) applying idea generation, stage/phase/toll gates, ROI assessment, quality, testing and production.
  • Research, select, develop and define the materials, methods and processes used in developing breakthrough products and processes that have the lowest product costs for value delivered, as compared to the market.
  • Perform product design and development including conceptual modeling, engineering calculations and verification testing.
  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans with Marketing, Sales and Operations.
  • Determine project specifications by studying customer requirements and performance standards and completing technical studies and cost estimates.
  • Confirm product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determine and maintain project schedule.
  • Control project cost by approving expenditures associated with projects.
  • Prepare project status reports as required.
  • Lead/support cross-functional project teams including domestic and Far East factories/suppliers.
  • Design and develop mechanical components and assemblies including: plastic injection molded parts, castings, sheet metal parts, machined parts, components, etc.
  • Root cause analysis of system or component level issues in both design phase and production phase to ensure and maintain reliable products.
  • Interface with product testing, electrical, regulatory, quality and operational team members to optimize design for compliance with product requirements and manufacturability.


Essential Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Proficiency with 3D CAD, SolidWorks preferred
  • Strong background in designing plastic injection molded parts, castings, sheet metal, and machined parts.
  • Intellectual Property
  • Product Cost Reduction
  • Domestic/International Compliance/Regulatory Standards (e.g. UL/cUL, FCC/IC, etc.)
  • Bill-of-Material management/organization
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to manage tasks and time in an efficient manner
  • Ability to interact successfully, cross-functionally within all departments/regions of the organization
  • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Power Point and Project


Education / Experience / Certification

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
At least 3 years of experience in Engineering development and project management is required.

Company Description
TRS is a full service technical recruiting firm specializing in highly technical, executive, and operational recruiting.

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