• Product Engineer I

    Location US-MO-St. Louis
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Position Description

    Main Job Duties:

    • Existing Product Improvement (Sustaining Engineering Changes)
      • Work closely with operations and manufacturing to investigate and research possible Design For Manufacturing (DFM) / Design For Assembly (DFA) and process enhancements to improve quality, efficiency and/or lower costs.
      • Concept, prototype, test and review changes and improvements with team.
      • Design review during development stage, and production release
      • Assure that design, sales, marketing, purchasing and production inputs are considered before proceeding with change.
      • Creation and standardization of Bill of Materials (BOM) for existing product
      • Creation and standardization of Engineering Change Notice (ECN) procedure. This information should include any deviation from the original Bill of Materials.
      • Verification (sign off) of all documentation relating to the product change before production phase.
    • Modified and Custom Product Development
      • Assist sales with specification and quotation information for modification or custom designs.
      • Creation of estimated Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS) documentation for modification or custom designs.
      • Creation of Submittal and/or Approval drawings for modification or custom designs.
      • All design work and documentation to be done using Solidworks and EPDM software.
      • Assure that the customer is getting what they have ordered and are expecting.
      • As required, plan and direct construction of mock-ups or prototypes.
      • reation of BOM and Production Order (PO) of all components that will go into an assembled product and it will show each quantity required to make one assembly. These components will include subassemblies, purchased parts, manufactured parts, and raw materials.  The BOM / PO shall also include the estimated time required for fabrication and assembly
      • As required, monitors progress of development project and compares actual costs with estimates.
      • As required, assume project management role and direct development and implementation of a project plan including estimated requirements for resources-management, labor, materials and time required.
      • As required, assess vendors for competence, capabilities and resources.
      • As required, assigned as point-of contact for specific areas of expertise.
    • Drafting
      • Prepare design specification, analysis, and recommendations for presentation and approval.
      • Generating 3-D model assemblies, mechanical assemblies, detail drawings, customer drawings, and assembly/installation instruction sheets.
      • Create and modify detailed drawings from sketches, architectural plans, layouts, or notes.
      • Process job packages to production.
      • Update existing designs and drawings.
      • Support other departments with illustrations, rendered models, and other documents as requested.
    • Technical Support
      • As required, assist person(s) assigned to customer technical support.
    • Various Engineering Department Tasks
      • As required perform formal function of “checking” Engineering drawings for completeness, accuracy, tolerance stack-ups, etc.
      • Perform within requirements of documented Engineering Systems.
      • Recommend modifications of existing engineering systems and standards to improve processes.
      • Maintain good housekeeping practices, and perform in a safe and effective manner so as not to inflict injury to self or others.
      • Inform area management of any hazardous situations in the work environment.
      • Perform any other duties as required by the Engineering Manager to ensure realization of departmental and corporate goals.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in mechanical engineering or equivalent from four-year College and Solidworks training or certificate.

    OR

     

    Experience:

    • Minimum five years related experience in the decorative lighting industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

    • Requires exceptional computer skills, knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software, proficiency with various e-mail, calendaring, meeting management and related communications software.
    • High skill level in SolidWorks software.
    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively and efficiently handle multiple priorities.
    • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
    • Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus, extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
    • Good mechanical aptitude.

    Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Product Engineer I to join our OCL Division in St. Louis, MO. This role will be responsible for the following:

     

    DFM: Cost savings, increasing manufacturing capacity, and solutions to address Non-Conforming Materials (NCM).

    Product Enhancements: Product updates to better serve customer’s needs, meeting current and future technology. Working with sales and marketing to determine which products are worthy of a design update.

    Solidworks CAD software: Provide support to engineering by creating and maintaining 3D solid models for parts and assemblies, layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches, Instructions & diagrams for jobs and projects as well as theoretical and physical testing analysis of design and environmental testing.

    Modified and Custom:  Create, detail, process and assist in the construction of modified and custom products for customers.

     

     

    About Legrand

    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

     

    Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career. 

     

    Visit us at:

    http://www.legrand.us

    http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

    http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

    http://twitter.com/legrandNA

     

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