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NPD Mechanical Engineer*

Mechanical Engineering | Florence, KY | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

NPD Mechanical Engineer 8382291*

To research, design, develop, maintain new products and assist in their commercialization – in agreement with technical and business objectives. Successfully undertake technical projects. 

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Develop new products including but not limited to injection molded products. 
  • Analyze, design, develop, maintain products, and assist in their commercialization. 
  • Prepare design sketches as part of a design team. 
  • Perform stress analyses, analyze data, prepare reports, and make comparisons with similar proven designs. 
  • May either personally execute experiments and tests or oversee their execution by technicians. 
  • Build prototypes and setup lab tests as needed 
  • Design testing procedures and coordinate with others to perform tests.
  • Conduct tests, document test results and develop client presentation. 
  • Provide timely corrective actions on all assigned defects and issues. 
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements 
  • May assign, direct, and review work of technicians and provide guidance to engineers.
  • May mentor junior engineers regarding technical matters. 
  • Create and maintain product documentation (requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test procedures and results) following the Concurrent Lifecycle Management process. 
  • Make presentations effectively to technical and management audiences. 
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
  • Learn new skills and adopt new practices readily to develop innovative and low-cost products that maintain the technical leadership position. 
  • Contribute to design standards and support design re-use (best practices, etc.) 
  • Maintain familiarity with company technology, organization and business.
  • Understand and provide technical solutions according to the strategy. 
  • Comply with applicable company policies', including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures. 
  • Successfully complete required safety training 


  • Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent engineering education 
  • Experience developing injection molded products from concept to commercialization 
  • Experience working with mold toolmakers during product development process 
  • Experience with over-molding is a plus 
  • CAD design experience, Solid Edge or Creo 
  • Good mechanical, analytical, and technical skills 
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis 
  • Experience with Moldflow software is a plus 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience with resistance welding a plus 
  • Experience designing plastic and metal fabricated parts

Salary - $100k-$110k           Florence KY 41042