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Product Design Engineer - Old Saybrook

Company: Infiltrator Water Technologies
Location: Old Saybrook
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:Headquartered in Old Saybrook, CT, Infiltrator Water Technologies is the leading provider of engineered plastic chambers, synthetic aggregates, tanks, advanced wastewater treatment systems, and accessories for the onsite/decentralized wastewater and storm water management industries. The majority of Infiltrator products are manufactured from recycled plastic. Founded in 1987, we operate throughout the US and Canada with 8 manufacturing plants in the US, dedicated sales, and corporate team members. Infiltrator is a pioneer in innovative plastic technologies for underground water management. Infiltrator components are used in most onsite septic systems installed in the United States and Canada. Infiltrator is a proud Corporate Partner of Habitat for Humanity and each year donates components for 50 septic systems serving Habitat homes in North America. Infiltrator is committed to advancing the state of the art in all fronts, including product design, manufacturing, materials, wastewater science, marketing, management, and employee development. In other words, we strive to be the best we can be.Responsibilities:JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • New Product development including engineering concept, design analysis, calculations and problem solving.
  • Conduct form/fit feasibility studies on new product concepts.
  • Address product design issues with respect to tooling and manufacturing with other team members.
  • Provides technical support to other departments.
  • Works with R&D on prototype of products.
  • Responsible for CAD design and changes.
  • Assure technical quality and design process rigor in execution of all assigned tasksQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and superior interpersonal skills for interaction with all levels of personnel and contacts within and outside IWT.
    • Must have at least 5+ years designing 3D (physical) products that have a high percentage of plastic materials. Proven creative skills in product design and problem solving (designs should demonstrate high level of innovation, cost effectivity and quality).
    • Hands-on physical skills associated with product development extremely important. Experience with working in a shop environment and ability to make simple prototypes highly desirable.
    • CAD experience required, SolidWorks preferred. Must have proven skills at generating designs quickly, efficiently and in a manner which facilitates future changes.
    • Experience with a range of materials (particularly various plastics) and processes (injection molding, thermoforming).
    • Must possess a comfort level with (and interest in) working in a very fast paced product development environment where ideation and product design rapidly evolve.
    • Experience with managing smaller design projects, with ability/aspiration to move toward management of more complex projects.
    • FEA experience a plus.
    • Expertise with MS Office suite.
    • BS Engineering (ME preferred).EEO Statement:Infiltrator Water Technologies, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Infiltrator Water Technologies, New England , Product Design Engineer - Old Saybrook, Engineering , Old Saybrook, Northeast

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