Brunswick Product Development Engineer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Job Summary

Facilitates the development engineering, prototyping, validation, and integration for new boat models. Works with a team of engineers and PD&E management to ensure new boats are meeting the design intent, program deliverables and schedules are on track, and issues are being resolved prior to production release.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Must be self-starter and adept at using tools in a fast pace start-up environment

  • Apply engineering and problem-solving skills to develop electrical/ mechanical systems.

  • Lead/participate in component and system design/testing – also perform packaging studies and competitive analysis.

  • Translate product profile deliverables and other inputs into a technical profile at the subsystem and component level.

  • Assist with the creation of validation tests and procedures for system and component testing.

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

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

  • Effectively manage work schedule and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Champion design standard work creation for component performance and reliability.

  • Use key tools for DVP&R, FMEA’s, DOE, DMAIC, and other problem-solving tools to validate and improve the system design.

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

  • Familiarity with Phase Gate Product Development Process

  • Boating Experience Preferred


  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Operations or related discipline within a manufacturing environment

  • Expert using GD&T and Principles of Variance analysis

  • Green Belt Certification Preferred

  • Proficiency with: Solidworks, NX, Autocad

  • Familiar with ABYC, NMMA, and Coast Guard Regulations a Plus

  • Must be a hands-on engineer with practical job related experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively with multi-functional personnel

  • Strong organizational skills and great attention to detail

  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 365

  • Ability to work with multiple departments and levels within the organization

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Education Requirements –Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Design or similar is required, Master’s preferred

Physical Requirements – Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

Travel Requirements – 0% - 20%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and protected veteran status.

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as recreational boats, marine engines, fitness equipment, active recreation, and activated workplace products. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.