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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:

  • 3 weeks paid vacation and an option to purchase an additional week
  • Choice of Priority Health or BlueCross BlueShield
  • 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 Tailored Solutions Product Engineer to join our team in Holland, MI. We have both an entry level role open as well as a more experienced specialist or engineer.

As a Tailored Solutions Product Engineer, you will:

This position serves our customers with a focus on cohesive quality from quoting through documentation. The result will be improved quality and customer satisfaction. 

Tailored Solutions (or Specials) enables Haworth to unlock sales volume that would otherwise not be available to us. About 12% of our North American sales come through Tailored Solutions, and the general convention is that the TS sales “pull through” an equivalent amount of standard product sales, which means we influence about 25% of the overall sales volume. We work in a fast paced and dynamic environment with a variety of dealers, suppliers, and manufacturing partners across a wide range of products. In this role, the member will respond to multiple requests per day for non-standard products, evaluate their feasibility, determine costs, and provide responses in support of project bids in a quick timeframe. This role will also support our Design function to ensure high quality outputs that meet the design intent of the external customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops designs of moderate complexity from ideas or requirements as presented by engineer, needs statement, or project team, ensuring quality standards are met.
  • Develops engineering layouts for projects of moderate scope and complexity, using appropriate Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools (personal computer [PC] or workstation), via keyboard/mouse to accurately present design concept. Establishes initial multi-dimensional model base features, using tool.
  • Analyzes designs for proper form, fit, and function, including basic manufacturability, assembly, disassembly, and use, using CAD tools or calculator, to ensure design and documentation of new and existing products meets established quality and performance standards.  Makes initial selection of materials, common or generic parts, and engineering standards for designs, using catalogs, reference books, or other product drawings.
  • Contacts customers, suppliers or manufacturing groups, via telephone or in person, to obtain information related to fabrication of prototypes, application of materials and processes, and selection of purchased parts.
  • Prepares engineering documentation, including Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), Bills of Material (BOMs), parts lists, engineering specifications, and other supporting forms, either manually, using PC word processing and spreadsheet tools, or CAD, to maintain clear project documentation.
     

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering discipline or equivalent. If no degree, 2 years of job-specific work experience required for every 1 year of education not completed.  
  • CAD design experience.
  • Experience in engineering role.
  • Current and continuing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Ability to work onsite in Holland, MI without relocation assistance

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Parametric-based systems CAD design experience.
  • Formal problem solving / continuous improvement methodology (HMS, TPS, Lean, etc.) experience.
  • 18+ months experience in design engineering.
  • Experience in commercial / office furniture.
  • Experience getting quotes from suppliers
  • Experience working in a sales support role (i.e. sales engineering).

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Experience with standards and formal testing (working with UL, ETL, ANSI / BIFMA, etc.) is helpful.
  • Sales Engineering or Product Engineering experience is useful.
  • Strong communication skills. 

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.

EEO/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 accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.

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Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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