Sr. Project Engineer - My Little Pony/ Littlest Pet Shop Thu Mar 05 00:00:00 CST 2020 Pawtucket, RI 637641800 30181 Global Development 1 Employee <p>At Hasbro, we are looking for people who are passionate about impacting the future of play and entertainment. We seek individuals who are committed, curious, creative, and who are eager to keep imagination alive on teams that play together and create together. Our values –  community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion – help cultivate inspiring, diverse workplaces where teams are built on positivity as much as productivity, and where individuals can do work they love with people they enjoy on brands they believe in, all for a company driven by greater purpose.</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">The Hasbro My Little Pony /&nbsp;Littlest Pet Shop and Collectibles&nbsp;development team is seeking a Sr. Project Engineer to join the team. </span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">This position is responsible for driving the engineering development of toy products, ensuring product performance, cost, quality and schedule while handling risk. Utilizing strong communication, problem solving, engineering and computer skills, you will function as the engineering lead from initial concept through production start. You will collaborate with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island headquarters and will communicate with product development partners around the world as we continue to globally source the product line. You will actively participate and supply to the development process by identifying and implementing innovative methods and solutions that will deliver on product objectives by providing the most efficient engineering direction. As part of the team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial product, developing and defining product specifications, and you will participate in the decision-making process throughout the product development cycle.</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">A Day in the Life of a Sr Project Engineer: </span></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Perform technical feasibility assessment on new product concepts.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Handle the engineering design of new parts and products including new materials, compounds and decoration techniques.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Collaborate with development team, including Project Management, Design, Marketing and various technical support groups.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">You must be able to anticipate, analyze, resolve and know when to raise project issues.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">&nbsp;Seek ways to improve design efficiencies while meeting or exceeding established industry quality standards.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Proactively research and qualify material and manufacturing trends to meet the needs of the fast pace development needs if the Girls businesses.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Actively find methods that will improve product development processes and systems.</span></span></span></li> </ul> <h2><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">What you&#39;ll bring: </span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">B.S. Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">5+ years of experience working in the toy and/or consumer goods industry preferred.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Knowledge of high-volume injection molded manufacturing techniques.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Understanding of product design principles and ability to make decisions based on financial indicators.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">An open mind and willingness to stretch your engineering skills and learn from other experienced team members and to share your knowledge across other disciplines and the broader engineering organization.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Basic knowledge of electrical engineering principles and methods.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Project management and an understanding of the development timelines a plus.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Basic understanding of 3D printing or other rapid prototyping techniques.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Prior experience with Asian vendors a plus.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Ability to interpret safety and reliability standards and guide the team accordingly.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Ability to assess, communicate and mitigate technical risks.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Ability to clearly communicate and/or translate technical information to a non-technical audience.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Ability to collaborate with and optimally influence multi-functional teams in the US and globally.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects and shifting priorities.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Ambitious with outstanding organization, interpersonal and communication skills.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">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"><span style="color:#000000">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-family:Calibri"><span style="font-size:medium">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p>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.</p>

Sr. Project Engineer - My Little Pony/ Littlest Pet Shop

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Date: Mar 5, 2020