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Design Engineer Senior

Req ID:  5022
Remote Opportunities:  Semi-Remote

Job Summary

This role will be part of the sustaining engineering team and own the execution of sustaining strategy to support the profitability and market relevance of the product portfolio. Work cross-functionally to ensure key elements of the strategy are executed on time and budget. Must operate with an owner mindset in collaboration with business partners in manufacturing, new product engineering, and marketing. Must be highly creative and able to make decisions based on data analysis to drive the brand(s) forward.  Must be highly effective at relationship building and maintenance. Must lead and influence the work of other team members, internal partners and external business associates with the mindset of driving profitability and having fun.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Leads and executes aspects of the lifecycle management process from the engineering perspective including, but not limited to, the development of part geometry, assembly design and drawing generation. Design work varies from value add value engineering efforts to product enhancements and cost reduction activities. Develops and distributes engineering data in the form of Engineering Change Notices, bills of material and parts tracking (35%)
  • Partners with the internal manufacturing facilities to resolve part or assembly issues, deviation requests and bill of material errors to keep the manufacturing lines running and ensure quality product is produced. Conducts pilot/pre-production runs related to product or process changes. (15%)
  • Actively participates in, or lead on occasion, team meetings using the project management fundamentals and action plans(10%)
  • Evaluates custom product and modification requests for feasibility and total cost(15%)
  • Continuously looks for, and actively implements process improvements related to productivity, quality, purchasing and manufacturing; to include sourcing new or alternate processes, equipment, and/or training of manpower. Looks for advancements or changes in technology via tradeshows, technology councils, vendors or other methods (10%)
  • Support ABS/LEAN Transformation by actively participating in Kaizen teams and completing post Kaizen activities. May lead aspects of the Kaizen as necessary (10%)
  • Submits test requests and works directly with the testing group as necessary on any required follow-up. Submits prototyping requests and works directly with the model shop to produce prototypes and assembly of samples. Reviews functional specifications, project charters and competitors' samples (5%)

Education (minimum education required)

Bachelor of Engineering

Experience (minimum experience required)

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of applicable experience required; lighting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated successful development, sustainment, and commercialization of multiple products
  • Navigated strategic changes to product roadmaps and product families
  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%-25% of the time
  • Physical ability to lift to 45 lbs

Physical Requirements

  • Light work

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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