Product Development Engineer

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Product Development Engineer

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Duties and Responsibilities


Take lead role in new product development, continuous product improvement, and cost reduction design projects

Act as Engineer-in-charge (EIC) for customer system orders, coordinating and supporting activities of other engineers, procurement, manufacturing, and sales

Use Solidworks and/or AutoCAD to design complete mechanical systems for use in the packaging and web handling industry

Develop and release BOMs and assembly documentation to Manufacturing group for procurement & fabrication of automated splicing systems

Create custom User’s Manuals based on standard product manuals as necessary

Support Sales group through development of system layout drawings and technical support during and after sales process

Create and update documentation used by peers in the fabrication of replicate systems and/or sub- assemblies

Maintain information in multiple databases as related to the design or specification of new components, both fabricated and commercial

Assist Manufacturing in the assembly and debugging of systems

Interface directly and indirectly (through Sales) with customers in the development and refinement of system performance requirements

Act as facilitator/host for customer Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs)

Work with Service group to support on-site start-up and repair activities with occasional requirement of travelling to customer sites, both domestic and abroad


Qualification Requirements


Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5-15 years of machine design experience Strong proficiency in SolidWorks and AutoCAD


Experience in the design of cost-effective machines and mechanisms consisting of machined components, sheet metal, electric motors, pneumatic actuators, bearings, and rotary mechanisms Prior involvement new product development, product improvement, and cost-reduction exercises Working knowledge of pneumatic circuits and controls

Proven ability for technical problem resolution

Experience in web-handling systems and/or vertical or horizontal form-fill-seal packaging (VFFS or HFFS) machines is highly advantageous

Familiarity and experience designing products for use in food-processing environment and meeting CE safety requirements is beneficial

Experience with PLC control and PLC programming is beneficial but not mandatory



This position is located at our home office in Middleborough, Mass and reports directly to the VP of Engineering

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