Sr. Project Engineer - Nerf Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 CDT 2020 Pawtucket, RI 640886600 32381 Global Development 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We&rsquo;re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.</span></span></p> <p><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">The Hasbro Nerf development team is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team. In this position the ideal candidate will be responsible for driving the engineering development of toy products, designing to meet product performance, cost, quality and schedule while managing risk. Utilizing proven communication, problem solving, engineering and computer skills, you will function as the engineering lead from initial concept through production start. One will collaborate with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island headquarters and will communicate with product development partners around the world. You will actively participate and add value to the product development process by identifying and implementing innovative methods and solutions that will deliver on product objectives by providing the most cost-effective engineering direction. As part of the development team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial product, managing the builds of proof of concept models, exploring new materials and new process, developing and defining product specifications. You will participate and help drive the decision-making process throughout product innovation cycle.</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">A Day in the Life of a Nerf Project Engineer: </span></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Independently lead the overall project and technical development efforts of multiple products ensuring performance, quality, cost and schedule alignment.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Perform technical feasibility assessment on new product concepts.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Collaborate with development team, including Design, Marketing and various technical support groups.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Lead communication with internal and external multi-functional teams, including overseas development counterparts and manufacturing vendors, on all product engineering related topics.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Working closely with our Cost Engineer, you will estimate product costs, evaluate vendor quotes, recommend options for cost reductions and drive team to cost decisions.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You will have the opportunity to propose viable options either through drawings, sketches, breadboard models or other means. We encourage an in-house, hands-on approach to problem solving in lieu of simply reporting problems to our vendors.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You will evaluate new samples as they arrive, review with the team and quickly turn around comments for improvement back to our overseas partners.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Be able to anticipate, analyze, resolve and know when to escalate project issues.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Actively seek ways to continually improve design efficiencies while meeting or exceeding established industry quality standards.</span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">What you&#39;ll bring: </span></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">B.S. Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">5-10 years of experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Working knowledge of CAD (Solidworks preferred) to review and analyze product designs and develop functional prototypes when necessary.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Knowledge of high-volume injection molded manufacturing techniques.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Understanding of product design principles and ability to make decisions based on financial indicators.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">An open mind and willingness to stretch your engineering skills and be excited to continually learn.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Basic knowledge of electrical engineering principles and methods.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Project management and an understanding of development timelines a plus.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Basic understanding of 3D printing or other rapid prototyping techniques.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Prior experience with Asian vendors a plus.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to interpret safety and reliability standards and guide the team accordingly.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to assess, communicate and mitigate technical risks. </span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to clearly communicate and/or translate technical information to a non-technical audience.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to collaborate with and effectively influence multi-functional teams in the US and globally.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects and shifting priorities.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Self-motivated with exceptional organization, interpersonal and communication skills.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills.</span></span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.</span></span></p>

Sr. Project Engineer - Nerf

At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We’re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

The Hasbro Nerf development team is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team. In this position the ideal candidate will be responsible for driving the engineering development of toy products, designing to meet product performance, cost, quality and schedule while managing risk. Utilizing proven communication, problem solving, engineering and computer skills, you will function as the engineering lead from initial concept through production start. One will collaborate with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island headquarters and will communicate with product development partners around the world. You will actively participate and add value to the product development process by identifying and implementing innovative methods and solutions that will deliver on product objectives by providing the most cost-effective engineering direction. As part of the development team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial product, managing the builds of proof of concept models, exploring new materials and new process, developing and defining product specifications. You will participate and help drive the decision-making process throughout product innovation cycle.

 

A Day in the Life of a Nerf Project Engineer:

  • Independently lead the overall project and technical development efforts of multiple products ensuring performance, quality, cost and schedule alignment.
  • Perform technical feasibility assessment on new product concepts.
  • Collaborate with development team, including Design, Marketing and various technical support groups.
  • Lead communication with internal and external multi-functional teams, including overseas development counterparts and manufacturing vendors, on all product engineering related topics.
  • Working closely with our Cost Engineer, you will estimate product costs, evaluate vendor quotes, recommend options for cost reductions and drive team to cost decisions.
  • You will have the opportunity to propose viable options either through drawings, sketches, breadboard models or other means. We encourage an in-house, hands-on approach to problem solving in lieu of simply reporting problems to our vendors.
  • You will evaluate new samples as they arrive, review with the team and quickly turn around comments for improvement back to our overseas partners.
  • Be able to anticipate, analyze, resolve and know when to escalate project issues.
  • Actively seek ways to continually improve design efficiencies while meeting or exceeding established industry quality standards.

 

What you'll bring:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • 5-10 years of experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred.
  • Working knowledge of CAD (Solidworks preferred) to review and analyze product designs and develop functional prototypes when necessary.
  • Knowledge of high-volume injection molded manufacturing techniques.
  • Understanding of product design principles and ability to make decisions based on financial indicators.
  • An open mind and willingness to stretch your engineering skills and be excited to continually learn.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering principles and methods.
  • Project management and an understanding of development timelines a plus.
  • Basic understanding of 3D printing or other rapid prototyping techniques.
  • Prior experience with Asian vendors a plus.
  • Ability to interpret safety and reliability standards and guide the team accordingly.
  • Ability to assess, communicate and mitigate technical risks.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and/or translate technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to collaborate with and effectively influence multi-functional teams in the US and globally.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects and shifting priorities.
  • Self-motivated with exceptional organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills.

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Drafting, Engineering

Date: Mar 17, 2020