Sr. Product Design Engineer Sun Nov 25 02:00:00 CST 2018 Pawtucket, RI 501841800 6551 Global Development 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and home, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">The Hasbro Engineering team is seeking a hands-on, creative, and innovative design engineer to join our Sports Action / NERF Product Development Team. In this position you will be responsible for the mechanical engineering, prototype design, and proof of concept development for the NERF brands. A solid mechanical engineering foundation with an understand of simple mechanical systems, along with effective communication skills, and out of the box problem solving skills are required to succeed in this role. You will function as the mechanical lead from initial concept through proof of concept and ensure that performance specifications are met. You will partner with project engineers, designers, and other business partners to define project scope and performance needs. As part of a cross-functional team, you will be sought after for insights and technical expertise on cost effective solutions as well as contributing to the ideation and development of new groundbreaking expressions of the NERF brand.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">A day in the life as a Sr. Product Design Engineer:</span></span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Accountable for the mechanical invention, creation, and development of prototypes using an array of tools including CAD systems, 3-D printing, and kitbashing existing product.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Collaborate with project engineers and design on initial concepts and contribute new mechanical ideas.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Lead brainstorms with the cross-functional team on new mechanisms and technology and how to apply them to new product extensions and brand expressions.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Be proactive with identifying development needs.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Provide cost focused solutions, Bill of Materials, and other materials for the team to use while evaluating cost value.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Effectively communicate with Hasbro Far East and other global and domestic development partners.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Create and evaluate performance specifications.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Evaluate prototypes against performance specifications.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Anticipate, analyze, escalate, and resolve project issues.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Test, verify, and demonstrate that prototypes have met performance goals.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">What you&#39;ll bring:</span></span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <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;">8-12 years of experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Solid understanding of CAD (SolidWorks preferred) to design, engineer, and analysis new product designs and develop functional prototypes.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Basic knowledge of electrical engineering principles.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and design for manufacturing.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Prior working experience with international vendors is a plus.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to be innovative and inventive.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to interpret quality, safety, and regulatory standards and meet those requirements.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to assess, communicate, and mitigate technical risks.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to effectively communicate and translate technical information.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to effectively collaborate and influence cross-functional teams in the US and globally.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects and shifting prioritizes.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Self-motivated with excellent communication and follow-up skills is a must.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><a href="http://www.hasbro.com">Hasbro</a> (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 5 on the 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past seven years. Learn more at<a href="http://www.hasbro.com"> www.hasbro.com</a>, and follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/Hasbro">@Hasbro</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/HasbroNews">@HasbroNews</a>) and Instagram (<a href="https://www.instagram.com/hasbro/?hl=en">@Hasbro</a>).</span></span></p>

Sr. Product Design Engineer

At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and home, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.

 

The Hasbro Engineering team is seeking a hands-on, creative, and innovative design engineer to join our Sports Action / NERF Product Development Team. In this position you will be responsible for the mechanical engineering, prototype design, and proof of concept development for the NERF brands. A solid mechanical engineering foundation with an understand of simple mechanical systems, along with effective communication skills, and out of the box problem solving skills are required to succeed in this role. You will function as the mechanical lead from initial concept through proof of concept and ensure that performance specifications are met. You will partner with project engineers, designers, and other business partners to define project scope and performance needs. As part of a cross-functional team, you will be sought after for insights and technical expertise on cost effective solutions as well as contributing to the ideation and development of new groundbreaking expressions of the NERF brand.

 

A day in the life as a Sr. Product Design Engineer:

  • Accountable for the mechanical invention, creation, and development of prototypes using an array of tools including CAD systems, 3-D printing, and kitbashing existing product.
  • Collaborate with project engineers and design on initial concepts and contribute new mechanical ideas.
  • Lead brainstorms with the cross-functional team on new mechanisms and technology and how to apply them to new product extensions and brand expressions.
  • Be proactive with identifying development needs.
  • Provide cost focused solutions, Bill of Materials, and other materials for the team to use while evaluating cost value.
  • Effectively communicate with Hasbro Far East and other global and domestic development partners.
  • Create and evaluate performance specifications.
  • Evaluate prototypes against performance specifications.
  • Anticipate, analyze, escalate, and resolve project issues.
  • Test, verify, and demonstrate that prototypes have met performance goals.

 

What you'll bring:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent), Master’s Degree a plus.
  • 8-12 years of experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred.
  • Solid understanding of CAD (SolidWorks preferred) to design, engineer, and analysis new product designs and develop functional prototypes.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and design for manufacturing.
  • Prior working experience with international vendors is a plus.
  • Ability to be innovative and inventive.
  • Ability to interpret quality, safety, and regulatory standards and meet those requirements.
  • Ability to assess, communicate, and mitigate technical risks.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and translate technical information.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and influence cross-functional teams in the US and globally.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects and shifting prioritizes.
  • Self-motivated with excellent communication and follow-up skills is a must.

 

Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 5 on the 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past seven years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Engineer, Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, CAD, Drafting, Engineering

Date: Nov 25, 2018

Requisition ID: 6551