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Product Design Engineer

Company: IWT Corporate Headquarters
Location: Old Saybrook
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewHeadquartered 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 directly on the development of prototype parts.
  • Responsible for CAD design and changes.
  • Assure technical quality and design process rigor in execution of all assigned tasks.Qualifications:
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and superior interpersonal skills for interaction with all levels of personnel and contacts within and outside IWT.
    • Recent graduate with B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, preferably with a concentration in plastics part design and molding.
    • Proven creative skills in product design and problem solving through coursework or personal interests.
    • Must have at least 5+ years designing 3D (physical) products that have a high percentage of plastic materials.
    • 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.Benefits:We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program including:
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Retirement Plan
      • Paid Holidays/ Vacation Days
      • And much moreSalary Base Pay: $75,000Individual pay may vary and is determined by geographic location and other factors such as education or training, work experience, and job-related skills. IWT offers competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and competitive medical and retirement benefit programs. Your recruiter can share more specific information on the role and location of which you apply. PI60290bd826e0-31181-34119453

Keywords: IWT Corporate Headquarters, New England , Product Design Engineer, Other , Old Saybrook, Northeast

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