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Staff Project Engineer - (4744) Hybrid

Company: Broan, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Broan-NuTone leads the residential ventilation industry with innovative products such as auto sensing range hoods, germ killing ventilation fans, and fresh air systems, all supported by our award-winning customer excellence team. Broan-NuTone provides better quality of air for better quality of life. One of many companies within Madison Industries all doing our part to make the world safer, healthier, and more productive. Our employees are entrepreneurs who have a strong bias for driving bold action and trust each other to compete and win as a team. -Job Description SummaryIf you have a passion to make the world a safer, healthier and a more productive place, look no further than Broan-Nutone, one of Madison industries Indoor Air Quality business unit with exciting opportunities at their Design headquarters in Hartford, WI. If you would like to harness your "entrepreneurial mindset in an innovative environment and build on market leadership", we have an exciting Staff Engineer position with a primary focus to deliver innovative new products while having fun along-side a cohesive high-performing teams that are accountable entrepreneurs.This role will have opportunities to be the technical expert on multiple product development projects, Propose and bring innovative ideas to life through various phases of product life cycles - concept to production. The culture empowers to be "Entrepreneurial" with a "Bias for Action and Trust". Come join us in developing yourself and "build something truly remarkable---that will long outlast us".ResponsibilitiesStrategy & Innovation - Know your consumer, be abreast of competition and technology, industry standards and regulation. Identify, develop, and execute New Product Development projects that overcome complex customer/consumer needs. Be informed of IP development and management. Innovate and continually strive to bring first to market solutions.Subject Matter Expert - Understand our consumers, customers and develop innovative air quality solutions that meet their needs. Apply NPD process and philosophies through the entire development project from conception through product launch and objectively determine the maturity level of a design and project. Apply technical knowledge and engineering principles to conceptualize design and realize their potential. Be effective in applying and teaching the necessary tools like Prototyping, DFMEA, DVP&R, Computer aided simulation (CFD, FEA, etc.), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) to create robust designs. Choose appropriate action and alternatives with rational based on facts, constraints, and predicted consequences.Leadership - Effectively lead and motivate cross function teams to work toward accomplishing project objectives. Be accountable and lead by example making and meeting project milestones and deliverables. Challenge yourself and your team to be innovative, take moderate risks to overcome project obstacles. Provide options and recommendations to overcome obstacles. Lead brainstorming discussions, Innovation sessions, Design reviews to ensure product reliability. Resolve project conflicts, speak up and raise concern in global and regional settings. Effectively communicate deliverables' status, timelines, execution plans, and deviations to the team and various levels of senior leadership. Facilitate decision making and be actively engaged with the project team (project manager, marketing, operations, suppliers, test labs, suppliers etc.)Project execution - When applicable, provide direct support to project leader in management of technical deliverables, capital/expense projections. Ensure effective communication between cross functional teams across multiple domestic and international business platforms. Proactively identify, plan, and provide recommendations to overcome technical risks and obstacles. Establish and maintain relationships with senior leadership to align NPD project objectives and mitigate obstacles for project completion. Receive general direction, but exercise discretion as to time management, independently identifying, prioritizing, and delegating tasks.Desired qualifications

  • 10+ yrs of prior relevant industry experience (consumer product development) is preferred.
  • S. Degree in Engineering required. Advanced Degree in Engineering Discipline desired and/or Business-related degree (MSEM, MBA)
  • Ability to articulate technical information and provide comprehensive recommendations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to manage projects and work in a project team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and a focus on business priorities
  • Demonstrate consumer/customer centric mindset, sound business acumen.
  • Work under minimal direction and guided by project objectives.
  • Proven experience supporting/leading a wide variety and volume of projects with high complexity.

Keywords: Broan, Inc., Hartford , Staff Project Engineer - (4744) Hybrid, Engineering , Hartford, Connecticut

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