Wahl Clipper Corporation
  • 13-Jan-2020 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Sterling, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Wahl Clipper Corporation, a global manufacturer of branded Consumer and Professional products, has an exciting opportunity for a team-oriented individual to fill the role of Project Engineer at our headquarters in Sterling, Illinois.

The Project Engineer leads new product development projects from conception through production, setting product specifications, quality requirements and design of components for manufacturability.  Responsible for Engineering functions related to new product design, product modifications of cost and quality all within established schedules.  Utilizes creativity, initiative, judgment and leadership and wide range of engineering principles in the process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • This position maintains an awareness of competitor products and the general business climate in personal care appliance industry.  Utilizes this information in the design and development of new products. 
  • Facilitates project flow involving regular contact with manufacturing and other cross functional staff members; maintains adherence to all procedures covering new product development and design output in addition to procedures of non-engineering departments related to project flow.
  • Responsible for the design, manufacturability, cost, tooling, performance and quality specifications, corrective action/revisions of a product while developing and maintaining a production schedule.  Assists and works with others required to bring a project to successful completion.  Establishes, reviews, checks, revises drawings, write-ups, routers and specifications to support the design of new products.  This position conducts and evaluates electrical, quality, performance, safety and reliability testing of product design on prototypes and finished product.
  • Establishes bill of material, oversees construction of working and visual models and schedules/facilitates design review/production release meetings to ensure design feasibility and production scheduling.  Works with manufacturing and quality to develop required fixtures and gauges.  Tracks project schedule to ensure adherence to timelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years engineering experience related to project management of precision electro-mechanical products or machinery from concept through production
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to interface with individuals in variety of job levels both internally and externally.
  • Strong project management skills, leadership ability and initiative
  • Broad knowledge of engineering materials and understanding of manufacturing process associated with plastics, metal stamping, motor and machining manufacturability
  • 3-D modeling experience is preferred (Siemens NX preferred)
  • Creative problem-solving ability and high mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with Cutting Elements a plus
  • Ability to model the "Wahl Way", including respect for every individual, integrity, innovation, and continuous improvement.




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