Product Engineer

<strong>At Senneca, we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of the innovators that created our brands from traffic doors, to cold storage doors to fiberglass doors and beyond. We are committed to exceeding our customers&rsquo; expectations and to provide doors that offer safety and protection to our customers&rsquo; most important assets&hellip;people, products, capital investments and processes.</strong>


Senneca Holdings

<strong>Senneca Holdings is a diversified management and holding company whose companies are focused on the specialty door industry. Senneca oversees the operations of its companies, allocates resources among them, and helps to improve the performance of its operations. Senneca seeks out acquisition opportunities that strengthen our position in a business segment as well as companies that will diversify our portfolio of specialty doors.</strong>

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Full Time

Overview: <p>Are you a seasoned professional with a strong thermodynamics, refrigeration, and HVAC foundation, backed by 5-10 years of experience in the window or glass industry? If you thrive on overcoming challenges, surpassing customer expectations, and embodying a commitment to excellence, we invite you to explore an exciting opportunity with us. Join our dynamic team, where your skills and dedication will serve as the driving force behind our continuous journey of learning and growth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><strong>Health Insurance</strong></li> <li><strong>Dental</strong></li> <li><strong>Vision</strong></li> <li><strong>Disability insurance</strong></li> <li><strong>401(k) matching</strong></li> <li><strong>Life insurance</strong></li> <li><strong>3 weeks PTO</strong></li> <li><strong>9 paid holidays&nbsp;</strong></li> <li><strong>Employee Assistance Program</strong></li> <li><strong>Flexible Schedule</strong></li> <li><strong>Career Development</strong></li> <li><strong>Tuition reimbursement</strong></li> <li><strong>Referral Bonus</strong></li> </ul> <p><br /> </p> <p><strong>Position&nbsp;Overview:</strong></p> <p>As a Product Engineer within our Glass Division, you will play a pivotal role in the creation of innovative solutions for our commercial door products. Your responsibilities will revolve around product development, optimization, and collaboration with cross-functional teams. From conception to production, your expertise will contribute to elevating our products' quality, performance, and overall satisfaction.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Product Design:&nbsp;<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Collaborate closely with Product Experts and Process Engineers to conceptualize and design cutting-edge products.</li> <li>Work alongside the Sales and Marketing Departments to develop engaging sales media and graphics that resonate with our target audience.</li> <li>Craft clear, user-friendly installation and user guides to provide comprehensive support for our clients.</li> <li>Maintain precise and up-to-date bills of materials to streamline product development and manufacturing processes.</li> <li>Collaborate with the Manufacturing Department to produce functional prototypes, showcasing innovative concepts.</li> <li>Evaluate existing product offerings to identify potential cost reduction and system&nbsp;enhancement avenues.</li> <li>Contribute to the development of efficient tooling and setup processes in partnership with the Manufacturing Department.</li> <li>Provide essential CAD and manufacturing engineering support to the Director of Operations for the implementation of new manufacturing technology initiatives, equipment layout, and successful start-up endeavors.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Product Development:&nbsp;<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Assume a leadership role as the project manager in all stages of new product development, guiding projects from initial concept to prototype development and eventual production.</li> <li>Lead or support the identification and integration of emerging manufacturing technologies aligned with our pursuit of enhanced efficiency and competitiveness.</li> <li>Collaborate closely with Manufacturing Management to drive continuous improvements, enhancing ongoing operations' overall effectiveness and efficiency.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Proficiency in creating comprehensive, user-friendly instruction and procedure documents.</li> <li>Effective communication skills to facilitate seamless interactions with both internal and external stakeholders.</li> <li>Expertise in 3D parametric software such as Inventor, CREO, or SolidWorks, enabling you to bring innovative designs to fruition.</li> <li>Experience using AutoCAD as a design tool to generate impactful solutions.</li> <li>Strong familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, to support comprehensive documentation and data analysis.</li> <li>Exceptional attention to detail, ensuring precision and accuracy across all documentation and design aspects.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work within a team environment, contributing positively to collective efforts.</li> <li>Capacity to align your work with sales and manufacturing priorities, consistently&nbsp;meeting deadlines and surpassing expectations.</li> <li>Solid understanding of the engineering design process, encompassing conceptual and physical design, procurement support, engineering testing, failure root-cause analysis, and product qualification.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Required Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in mechanical engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar disciplines.</li> <li>Previous experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor&rsquo;s degree.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Desired Qualifications:&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Infor CSI (ERP) experience.</li> <li>DFMA experience.</li> <li>Critical Thinker with proven record of following systematic problem-solving techniques.</li> <li>Demonstrates innovative and creative problem solving and design&nbsp;skills.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Competencies:&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Paygrade/Position Competencies, per Competency Map.</p> <p><strong>Travel Requirements:<br /></strong><br /> No travel required on a regular basis.</p>