"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Senior Product Design Engineer

Location: Upstate SC - Clemson area, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 2/6/2018
Job ID: 02567023
Job Description

Global leader in the design and manufacture of masts, carriages, integral sideshifters, fork positioners, reach carriages and related components for a wide variety of mobile material handling equipment. These products are used on industrial trucks, automatically guided vehicles (AGVs), telehandlers, truck mounted and rough terrain forklifts and a broad range of other material handling applications. Due to increased demand, they are looking to hire a Senior Product Design Engineer for their South Carolina location in the beautiful upstate area. 


  • ·        Evaluate internal and external customer requirements, generate 3D CAD models, and create 2D prints using appropriate GD&T schemes for prototype and production
  •           projects
  • ·        Perform structural analysis using classical methods and verify concepts with FEA simulations
  • ·        Interpret FEA simulation and or physical stress/strain test results and generate solutions to prevent product failures
  • ·        Follow departmental procedures to push and officially release product design data for purchasing and manufacturing use
  • ·        Benchmark competitive product applications, document findings and recommend best practices
  • ·        Communicate directly with customers to clearly define/document technical interface and product requirements
  • ·        Own projects from conception through production (Cradle to grave)
  • ·        Collaborate with various teams within the organization to solve technical problems and identify improvement opportunities
  • ·        Lead or support quality concern root cause analysis, correct action and solution verification
  • ·        Adhere to company safety procedures and 5S housekeeping policies
  • ·        Train others as assigned


  • ·        Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • ·        Three or more years of material handling or heavy equipment component/product design experience
  • ·        Hydraulic valve, hose, fitting and cylinder design experience   
  • ·        Proficient with 3D modeling of complex assemblies, product configuration, routing programs, PDM software, and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • ·        Ability to travel to customer sites and work overtime when required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ·        Eight or more years of material handling or heavy equipment component/product design experience
  • ·        Project design, steel weldment design & fabrication experience
  • ·        “Hands-on”, mechanically inclined and enjoys working with all levels of manufacturing employees
  • ·        Three or more years of experience using SolidWorks CAD and Vault PDM to generate complex designs
  •    Confident, articulate, and professional communication abilities (Written and verbal)


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