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Product or Project Engineer - Holland, MI (On-Site)

Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!

 

HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

 

Why Haworth? Find out here!

 

 

Here at Haworth, our members enjoy benefits from their first day of employment including:

  • 4 weeks paid time off and an option to purchase an additional week
  • Priority Health Insurance
  • Newly renovated on-site gym open 24 hours
  • 401k Benefit -  If you contribute 6% of your annual salary, Haworth will contribute up to 7%
  • Annual bonus programs
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • 4 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Zero waste to landfill company which provides personal on-site recycling drop-off

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Product Engineer or Project Engineer to add to our team in Holland, MI.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team and drive projects in our ancillary product team, focused on growth!


As a Product Engineer, you will:

Ensures production of profitable product desirable by customers. Responsible for assigned product line, including design, development, and introduction of new products and production support for existing products and/or product line enhancements that fall within strategic direction of company. Ensures performance (business, profit, product and functionality) to specifications. Conducts cost reduction activities to determine material, labor, and overhead costs. Investigates and analyzes competitive products to determine product performance, costs, and packaging methods. Provides technical direction to other staff members and interfaces at all organizational levels.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs and develops solutions for new products, enhancements, and existing product lines through selection of materials, form, fit, function, design failure mode effect analysis and design reliability testing. Determines best practices and processes to minimize labor, material, and overhead costs, and assure manufacturability to increase market share and profitability. 
  • Participates in analysis of competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance, and packaging to determine competitiveness of product offerings. 
  • Develops engineering detail and documentation (including drawings, Engineering Change Orders [ECOs] and Requests for Expenditure [RFEs]) to support tooling quotations, manufacturing processes, and cost analysis for final product implementation to assure all required Haworth Quality System documentation is in place and current. 
  • Coordinates testing and analysis of materials, processes, and prototypes to be used for engineering performance and reliability testing; works with Quality Assurance to ensure all quality aspects of product design and manufacturing are met. 
  • Provides technical direction to various Haworth departments, utilizing Computer Aided Design (CAD) base models, via personal computer (PC) and keyboard/mouse, to ensure form, fit, and function of product design. 
  • Develops products or product enhancements; researches and periodically tests and validates product, using applicable global requirements, to ensure effect of design meets within global standards for regulatory compliance. 
  • Travels overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally.

Do you have these required qualifications?

Product Engineer III

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent job-specific work experience
  • 3 years experience in Engineering role
     

Project Engineer I

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent job-specific work experience
  • 6 years experience in Engineering role

OR

  • Master's Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 4 years experience in Engineering role

PLUS

  • Current and continuing right to work in the U.S. without visa or sponsorship assistance
  • Ability to 5 days work on-site in Holland, MI 

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Master's degree
  • Soft seating experience
  • 2 years experience in design engineering
  • 2 years experience working with product line responsibility
  • 2 years experience in project engineering

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to creatively design, analyze, and document product designs on multiple projects.
  • Design, development, and project management skills.
  • Ability for innovative technical accomplishments, as demonstrated through prior design drawings, patent awards, technical publications, and market success.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of CAD (design) systems and analysis procedures; PC and keyboard/mouse skills required.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to ensure products and materials produced meet functional requirements over life of product.
  • Ability to work in development-oriented team environment.
  • Must be knowledgeable of applicable global standards such as American National Standards Institute (ANSI) drafting practices, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT) and Canadian Government Test Standard (CGSB).
  • Ability to travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally, up to ten percent of time.

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at https://Careers.Haworth.com.

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EEO, ADA, AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an ADA accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616) 393-1600.

Requisition:  18171


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: QA, Quality Assurance, Project Manager, Technology, Quality

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