Brunswick Boston Whaler - Mechanical Development Engineer in Edgewater, Florida

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Basic Accountability Statement:

Responsible for the engineering and integration of mechanical, electrical, laminate, and structural system designs. This will include the use of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools to generate 3D surface models for liners, decks, and small parts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate 3D surface models of decks, liners, and small parts to be utilized for 5-axis milling and tooling design

  • Complete engineering of assigned areas of a boat including fiberglass design, purchased parts and hardware development, mechanical system/hose routing, electrical layout, etc.

  • Design, engineer, and validate complex hinges and mechanisms for supplier fabrication using 3D models and 2D specification drawings

  • Provide accurate material and component specification for the sourcing of new and replacement components

  • Work with suppliers on the development of new systems and components to ensure continuous improvement in the quality and value of our boats systems

  • Ensure that new designs and components meet the cost, performance, and functional requirements of the new and enhancement boat programs

  • Generate engineering drawings for new designs and approve all prints for boat release

  • Generate, review, and approve engineering change notices (ECNs) as required

  • Participate in manufacturing integration activities to ensure successful launches of new products and technologies as well as continuous improvement activities

  • Support manufacturing and customer service on issues resolution

  • Ensure that designs have been fully validated and that they meet necessary system specifications and performance requirements

  • Utilize warranty data to identify issues related to mechanical systems for mitigation purposes

  • Provide technical evaluations and reports on issues for customer service and field problems

  • Ensure compliance with all necessary industry, domestic, and international government regulations

  • Ensure that all materials used in the manufacture of finished products have been tested and approved for quality and reliability

  • Perform final system design verification tests as needed

  • Ensure timely and adequate completion of all applicable phases of project

  • Apply relevant Voice of the Customer and systems engineering input to designs

  • Must be willing to travel (minimum 10%)

Education/Training

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, or related discipline

  • Consideration will be given for candidates with significant work experience in lieu of education requirements

Experience and Skills

  • 3-5 years experience in marine product design preferred with knowledge of production processes.

  • Computer Aided Design experience required (Unigraphics, SolidWorks, Catia, Rhino or Pro E preferred)

  • 3-D solid and free-surface modelling skills required

  • Boating experience is desired

  • Lean Six Sigma certification or experience is a plus

  • Commitment to quality and standards that are accepted by the industry

  • Must interface well with other employees and departments throughout Brunswick as well as outside vendors, dealers and retail customers

  • Must be able to work extra hours required to assume timely completion of critical projects

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft office applications

  • Problem solving and decision-making abilities

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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