Product Development Engineer

Delavan, WI 53115

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Na470920630 Compensation: $79400-101000 / year

Job Description

Title: Product Development Engineer

Location: Delavan, WI

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
As a member of the New Product Development team, the primary responsibility for the role of Product Development Engineer is to design and develop new products and work on continuous improvement of the existing pumps, valves, or other fluid displacement equipment with precision for food and beverage industry.

Job Duties:
  • Design and develop new products utilizing advanced modeling tools and engineering principles
  • Utilize CAD (Computer Aided Design), CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings with higher standards.
  • Document/ analyze design feasibility studies, tolerances, FEA (finite elemental analysis), CFD (computational fluid dynamics) reports to ensure product meets requirements.
  • Apply engineering analysis to make data-driven design decisions. Develop and review design prototypes, perform tests, and finalize product design to facilitate production.
  • Analyze new materials, technologies, and processes to evaluate functionalities for all new product development or improvement of existing products.
  • Comply with Design Control and Stage-Gate processes while designing prototypes and products.
  • Design and verify product to comply with the guidelines by hygiene and sanitation regulatory bodies (i.e., EHEDG, 3A).
  • Prepare and approve product design and test plans, review designs, and recommend adequate changes to the approved models before the actual rollout of new product.
  • Perform other product development related duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
  • Prepare comprehensive project plans with technical objectives and detailed cost estimates.
  • Analyze product cost and prepare schedule plans for effective implementation of programs.
  • Track progress of assigned projects to report to major stakeholders.
  • Document records for all project proposal and associated activities.
  • Research competitor’s performance bench-markings and study current advancements in the industry

  • 5-10 years of design experience or 4-8 years with master’s degree
  • Experience with CAD, Preferred CAD/PDM system is Inventor/Autodesk Vault.
  • Experience or exposure to FEA, CFD and Heat Transfer analysis tools (ANSYS, FLUENT, etc.)
  • NPD New Product Design experience.
  • Experience working in a precision machining environment.
  • Experience designing pumps or rotary equipment.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Experience working in the food and beverage industry (Sanitary applications)

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


Meet Your Recruiter

Alyssa Ford

Alyssa Ford is a dedicated Technical Recruiter, driven by her commitment to establishing meaningful connections with individuals and assisting them in navigating the complexities of career transitions.

With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and a total of 2 years in the recruiting field, Alyssa has already significantly impacted talent acquisition.

Alyssa's innate ability to connect with people and understand their unique career aspirations has been instrumental in her success as a Technical Recruiter. She finds great joy in forging professional relationships and participating in candidates' journeys as they navigate the tough decisions associated with job changes.

Having experienced the challenges of job hunting firsthand, Alyssa empathizes with candidates facing similar struggles. She encourages job seekers not to lose hope and to stay persistent throughout their search. Alyssa believes that the right role will come along at the right time, and maintaining a positive attitude and determination can make all the difference in finding the perfect fit.

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