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Engineer III - Mechanical
Category: Aerospace, Manufacturing, Transportation
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Job code: lhw-e0-90669624

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Engineer III - Mechanical

**Engineer III - Mechanical**



Mechanical Engineer III plans and executes mechanical designs for new and existing tools. The role is responsible for the ideation, design, and development of new products and components from concept to production. This role is also responsible for maintenance and improvements of existing products.


This position reports to an Engineering Manager. The position works closely with other engineers, drafters, and other functions across the business including product management, operations, and marketing, as well as outside vendors. The individual will likely participate in a team environment for large and complex projects. May receive direction from Senior Engineers.


+ Performs complicated and difficult engineering work requiring a high degree of technical competence.

+ Generates concepts for innovative products and features based on direction from product managers, market research, customer contacts, distributor contacts, field sales team input, ideation exercises, and experience and knowledge regarding our markets and customers. Will conduct job site visits to help gather VOC.

+ Develops 3D CAD models for design concepts, performs calculations and uses FEA and simulation software to verify design integrity and material selections, completes detailed drawings for estimating product cost and building prototypes. Leads the assembly and testing of prototypes to validate designs.

+ Utilizes DFSS tools to determine and prioritize the needs of customers and drive those needs into the product design.

+ Develops the project plan that identifies all necessary engineering tasks, durations, required resources, and costs to complete the product design from ideation through production. Uses the project plan to accurately track progress to ensure on time completion.

+ Presents ideas, concepts, and designs to other engineers, product managers, and upper management for reviews and approvals.

+ Works closely with manufacturing and quality engineers during concept development to ensure the design is manufacturable, easy to assembly, and is profitable. Works closely with the manufacturing plant to assist with pilot and production builds. Has responsibility to ensure successful transition from engineering to manufacturing for production.

+ Provides sustaining support as required on existing products

+ Performs all duties within the Textron Business Conduct Guidelines.



Bachelor of Science Degree in mechanical engineering, or a related discipline is required. The position requires 8 years engineering experience in new product development.


+ The position requires the ability to design and validate new products.

+ Mechanical design work may involve complex assemblies and/or a wide variety of part types/manufacturing methods (castings, machining, weldments, injection molded plastics).

+ Candidates must have knowledge and experience of Solidworks or similar CAD software and associated analysis tools.

+ Candidate must have the ability to clearly communicate to customers and suppliers orally and in writing.

+ Candidates must have prior hands on experience in a design environment - manufacturing or test lab experience is strongly preferred.

+ The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate past success and ownership in the new product launch process.

+ He/she will have a sense of urgency and a passion for new product development.

+ Some travel required, including internationally.

**EEO Statement**

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

**Pay Transparency Policy Statement**

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

**Job** Engineering

**Primary Location** US-Illinois-Rockford

**Recruiting Company** Textron Tools & Test: Greenlee

**Schedule** Full-time

**Job Level** Individual Contributor

**Shift** First Shift
**Req ID:** 265652

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