Sr. Project Engineer - Preschool Entertainment Brands Fri Jan 17 02:00:00 CST 2020 Pawtucket, RI 616692400 20421 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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">In this position you will be responsible for leading and driving the engineering development of toy products for entertainment preschool items. Utilizing solid communication, problem solving, mechanical engineering, 3D CAD, as well as prototype modeling skills, you will function as the engineering lead from initial concept through early delivery. You will collaborate with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island offices and facilitate success of our product development partners globally. You will improve the product development process by identifying and implementing innovative solutions that will deliver on product objectives (cost, technical and schedule). As part of the development team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial product, leading exploration of new materials and new processes, and developing and defining product and functional specifications. </span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>A day in the life of a </strong></span></span><strong>Sr Project Engineer - Preschool Entertainment Brands</strong><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Independently manage the overall project and technical development efforts of multiple products ensuring performance, quality, cost and schedule success.</span></span></li> <li><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 product development topics as needed. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Working closely with Cost Engineering, you will estimate product costs, evaluate vendor quotes, recommend options for cost reductions and drive team to cost decisions.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Anticipate, analyze, resolve and as necessary highlight project issues throughout all stages of product development.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Strategically review product development to ensure success for business goals.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>What you&rsquo;ll bring:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">B.S. Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent), Master&rsquo;s Degree a plus</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">5-7 years experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred, particularly experience in preschool or juvenile products.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to independently prioritize and organize a significant number of projects and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and cost analysis</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Experience developing products to be manufactured in high volume offshore manufacturing environments.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to interpret quality, safety and reliability standards and guide the team accordingly</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Strong communication skills are critical to clearly communicate product designs to technical and non-technical team members, some with English as a second language </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">A strong desire to have fun and see the world through a preschooler&rsquo;s eyes!</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 - Preschool Entertainment Brands

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.

In this position you will be responsible for leading and driving the engineering development of toy products for entertainment preschool items. Utilizing solid communication, problem solving, mechanical engineering, 3D CAD, as well as prototype modeling skills, you will function as the engineering lead from initial concept through early delivery. You will collaborate with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island offices and facilitate success of our product development partners globally. You will improve the product development process by identifying and implementing innovative solutions that will deliver on product objectives (cost, technical and schedule). As part of the development team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial product, leading exploration of new materials and new processes, and developing and defining product and functional specifications.

 

A day in the life of a Sr Project Engineer - Preschool Entertainment Brands:

  • Independently manage the overall project and technical development efforts of multiple products ensuring performance, quality, cost and schedule success.
  • Lead communication with internal and external multi-functional teams, including overseas development counterparts and manufacturing vendors, on product development topics as needed.
  • Working closely with Cost Engineering, you will estimate product costs, evaluate vendor quotes, recommend options for cost reductions and drive team to cost decisions.
  • Anticipate, analyze, resolve and as necessary highlight project issues throughout all stages of product development.
  • Strategically review product development to ensure success for business goals.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent), Master’s Degree a plus
  • 5-7 years experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred, particularly experience in preschool or juvenile products.
  • Ability to independently prioritize and organize a significant number of projects and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and cost analysis
  • Experience developing products to be manufactured in high volume offshore manufacturing environments.
  • Ability to interpret quality, safety and reliability standards and guide the team accordingly
  • Strong communication skills are critical to clearly communicate product designs to technical and non-technical team members, some with English as a second language
  • A strong desire to have fun and see the world through a preschooler’s eyes!

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

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Date: Jan 17, 2020