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Product Design Engineer

Company: Mueller Water Products
Location: Decatur
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

The Product Design Engineer is responsible for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of product design projects within area of assigned responsibility. The role will require application of sound engineering practices in a cost effective manner in order to enhance customer satisfaction and deliver innovative products to market. Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns and provide project status. Apply project management skills when leading new product introductions and product enhancements while working closely with Product Managers.Experience Levels

  • Level II
    • Under supervision, performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involves limited responsibility.
    • Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity is required.
    • Capable of supporting project teams and ability to lead significant tasks within projects.
    • Level III
      • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. May be assisted by Entry/Junior or Intermediate Level personnel.
      • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unsupervised action or decision.
      • Capable of leading large scale multi-functional projects and teams from initiating to closing of projects.Required Skills Necessary For Each Level
        • Level II
          • Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization.
          • In-depth working experiential knowledge of Project Management techniques and application.
          • Level III
            • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.
            • Significant knowledge of Project Management techniques, with significant on the job application experience.Competencies Required For Each Level
              • Level II
                • Intellect: positive participation and input in problem solving and product design.
                • Development: completed advanced training in required tools, basic understanding of procedures.
                • Written communication: able to articulate project status, issues, recommendations, etc.
                • Level III
                  • Intellect: positive participation and input in problem solving and/or product design.
                  • Development: Fully competent in all tools relevant to primary job functions. i.e. JDE, CAD, CFM, FEA, Statistical Analysis, etc.
                  • Written Communication: Competence in developing presentations or documents to convey important project information to higher level executives. Competent to communicate directly with vendors without misunderstanding.Required Experience
                    • Level II
                      • Degree Required - Bachelors of Science in Engineering (BSME preferred)
                      • Additional Technical Training
                      • On-the-Job Experiential Training
                      • Formal course work related to Project Management with continuous refresher education
                      • Level III
                        • Degree Required - Bachelors of Science in Engineering (BSME preferred)
                        • Specialized Training
                        • Project Management Certification (PMP)
                        • Engineering and Industry certifications (PE, other)
                        • On-the-Job Experiential TrainingPerks Of Joining Our Team
                          • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
                          • 401(k) Retirement Plan
                          • Paid Holidays
                          • Tuition Reimbursement Program
                          • Referral Bonuses
                          • Other Benefits Also AvailableWe are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.

Keywords: Mueller Water Products, Decatur , Product Design Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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