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Product Engineer - Design To Value / Productivity

Company: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Location: Southington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Overview:

Within the Hand Tools Storage Group (HTSG) of Stanley Black & Decker, we are currently looking for a Product Engineer to join our Design-To-Value Team. This Product Engineer is responsible for identifying opportunities that drive cost optimization of products and reduce complexity in our product portfolios while driving improved value to our end users. Candidates need to be results driven, a creative thinker, and work collaboratively as a team player in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyze product data to identify and segregate product similarities within family product features and benefits
  • Investigate cost reduction opportunities within product portfolios; improve existing products using analytical techniques to better meet customer requirements.
  • Lead teams creating new VI opportunity by conducting product teardown (along with competitive tools), and implementing complexity reduction principles to identify savings opportunities.
  • Facilitate discovery of opportunities for reduction in complexity of product offering through SKU rationalization, commonization of designs and processes, and platform identification.
  • Determine business impact (Sales, Margin, and Inventory) of SKU discontinuance and substitutions, component communization and platform design opportunities.
  • Work with product teams to implement cost reduction and complexity reduction projects that deliver establish goals and objective.

Skills and Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering or related field
  • 5 Years of Product Development and/or Product Engineering. Experience in a manufacturing environment or sourcing product is a plus.
  • Strong project management skills, solid analytical skills and a strong attention to detail are required
  • Strong communication skills: both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of business financial metrics

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Stanley Black & Decker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition, we are a proud tobacco free workplace.

Keywords: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., New England , Product Engineer - Design To Value / Productivity, Other , Southington, Northeast

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