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Product Design Manager/Engineer in Kankakee, IL at Marvel Consultants Inc

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Description

Product Design Manager/Engineer

The Product Design Manager/ Engineer is responsible for identifying and coordinating engineering, design and manufacturability of all products.  The individual will use resources and knowledge gained from customer visits and marketing input to develop commercially viable products for industry.  This understanding will translate into product requirements, quality standards and necessary tooling for factory implementation. The Product Manager will work with other designers, draftsmen and process engineers to ensure appropriate compatibility between product lines, commonality of parts and customer requirements. The Manager has foresight to develop and design commercially viable products with minimal supervision.   The Product Manager shall have knowledge of current quality processes, continuous improvement protocol with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering professions. 


  1. New Product Development

 The intent of such is to develop new innovative products, while adhering to safety and regulatory standards thus turning such ideas into profitable, manufacturable, and saleable accessories.

      2.  Technical Support

Represent the company at various industry meetings and/or trade shows where your specific technical expertise and understanding is required. Upon need, travel to an OEM, distributor or end user facility with the intent to solve weld wire and associated accessory problems. Such trips shall lead to marketable solutions and products.

      3.  Test/Project Support

Aid production on projects with interpretation and clarification of design intent where and when required or requested.

Responsible for setting up tests or working with contract teams to insure products are identified and in compliance with government and industrial standards. Justify equipment to preform mandatory compliance tests.

Job Requirements

Product Design Manager/Engineer


Education:  A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering field.

Experience:  Five (5) years of creative Engineering experience. Work history in the following engineering disciplines a plus:  Mechanical, Regulatory, Test and Quality or previous experience in Product Development. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Demonstrable skills in communication including verbal, written and presentation generation.  Good working knowledge of design, production and how they relate within commercial/industrial manufacturing.  Good working knowledge of mechanics, CAD (2D and 3D) and enterprise resource planning programs; Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.

Please reference Job Code 5108 DS when responding to this position.  Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form.