Product Engineer
Schwing America - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

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Product Engineer

Reports To: Director of Engineering
Department: Engineering
Job Code: Salaried
Supervises: None

Position Summary:
Performs duties involving design for all existing and new Schwing models. Works with designers and drafters to ensure successful drawing and documentation completion. Assists customers with application questions for Schwing products. Works with production and purchasing departments in solving problems and cost reduction opportunities. Assists the Schwing call center with engineering related customer questions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design and/or redesign structural and nonstructural components for the Schwing product line. Create ECO’s on weldments and assemblies. Work with other drafters/designers on details of components. Directly responsible for material, welding, design and checking drawings above components.
  • Identify cost/process savings and develop designs/solutions to accomplish the task.
    Phone work with customers and vendors. Answer vendor questions. Answer customer questions. Make calls to vendors for purchasing and help with methods of fabrication and rework and design questions. Answer customer questions on Schwing products.
  • Concept and prototype development research. Work design of new units and prototypes and improving what we have. Correspond with Schwing GmbH and Stetter on our ideas and problems. Work with vendors sourcing new materials and better fabrication or production methods. Cost reduction.
  • E. Production problems and specials. Answer structural and modification questions. Provide engineering help on rework and changes on all specials. Make final decision on all questions and design.

  • Develop manufacturing systems and assembly fixtures for production.
  • Assist in processing of ECO’s and part number and bill set up.
  • Must not allow compromise of structural design and safety components. Must follow good engineering practices. Must strictly adhere to ISO procedures/standards.
  • Limited travel
  • Prioritize a multitude of tasks and ensure each one is completed, addressed or scheduled.

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or modified either formally or informally, either in writing or verbally at the discretion of Management.

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