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Engineer 1, Modelshop


What You Will Do In Your Role

[1] Product Proposal Phase

  • Review customer requirements.
  • Provide preliminary design feasibility review.
  • Benchmark competitors’ designs.
  • Generate design proposals in the form of CAD models, drawings, sketches or the like.
  • Review and determine feasibility of design solution(s)/proposal(s).
  • Request patent opinion from Legal.
  • Make models or mock-ups as required.
  • Check design against Marketing and/or Customer requirements.
  • Present design proposal(s) to Sales, Marketing and/or Customers.

  • [2] Product Design Phase

  • Establish design & development plan.
  • Create project file.
  • Review additional inputs and/or changes in customer requirements.
  • Request patent opinion from Legal (if not done in the prior phase).
  • Create design CAD models, sales and engineering drawings, and other design specifications such as product,
  • material and packaging specifications.

  • Perform design verification activities per design & development plan.
  • Conduct design FMEA.
  • Conduct design reviews to determine feasibility of design and design for manufacturability.
  • Confirm design meets Marketing and/or Customer requirements.
  • Release final design specifications for tooling and process design & development.
  • Establish product reliability/screen test plans with Reliability.
  • Review and update design & development plan.

  • [3] Product / Process Development Phase

  • Maintain product drawings and other design output documents; distribute changes per ECR/ECN procedures
  • as required.

  • Disposition first article inspection reports.
  • Approve or disapprove product deviation requests.
  • Submit product for reliability/screen tests.
  • Submit product for agency approvals (UL, CSA, VDE, TUV).
  • Review and update design FMEA.
  • Review reliability/screen test results for conformance to product specifications and take action to resolve
  • issues, if any.

  • Review engineering verification samples, documents and test reports for customer approval.
  • Review product performance status and seek customer’s approval
  • Update design & development plan.

  • [4] Production Phase

  • Provide design supports for product modifications and/or extensions.
  • Provide design supports for manufacturing process improvements.
  • Approve or disapprove product deviation requests.
  • Participate in cost reduction activities.
  • Respond to customer complaints on design-related issues.
  • Maintain and safe-keep project file.
  • Apply lessons learnt on new and/or improved designs.
  • [5] Other Responsibilities

  • Provide support & coordination on prototyping sample build for other entity
  • Provide consultations to Sales and/or Marketing on design-related matters
  • Conduct mold design DFM with vendors.
  • Support / Assist vendors in resolving molding issue.
  • Support Quality Department in handling quality claims.
  • Support Operations in manufacturing process improvements.
  • Assist or lead department support and focal point activities when required.
  • Assist Purchasing in new products/vendors qualification.
  • Respond to any other Engineering Work Requests as required.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years in product design and development

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Preferably with Mold design / mold processes experience in a connector design and manufacturing environment.
  • Product design engineering knowledge
  • Mold design / Mold process knowledge
  • Creativity & innovation
  • Design control & management
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Communication
  • Engineering design & analysis

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