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Lead Engineer Advanced Development
Grand Rapids, MI
75,000 - 95,000 plus bonus and relocation expenses
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Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe. Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Lead Engineer Advanced Development Mechanical Structures opening to join the Sales Execution team. Developing and advancing new technologies to enable solutions to Consumer needs in the area of Sensorial Experience. You will work in a team environment with Industrial Design, Marketing, Product Managers, and Product Development Engineering. Work closely with Process Partners to define new Programs and Projects Develop new concepts and technologies for production consideration Evaluate, critique and test multiple solutions to find the optimal design solution Protect new concepts and ideas with Patents Document performance trade-off options through DOE techniques and analysis tools Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred. Masters degree is a plus A minimum of 5 years experience in a related field Engineering experience in Craftsmanship, Mechanical Engineering Microsoft Office Strong Teamwork and Communication skills demonstrated experience with project mgmnt. ability to manage timelines leadership experience of projects or cross functional is a plus. materials experience is a plus. CAD experience is a plus. component asnd/or systems level design experience is a plus. test experience would be a plus. simulation experience would be a plus. hands-on experience in lab as well at the desk.