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Associate Product Development Engineer-Toys

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One of our top CPG clients is currently seeking a temporary entry level Product Development Engineer for their NYC Office. We are looking for a candidate with a balance of Project Management and Technical skills.

Your impact:

  • Assist the Product Development team in reviewing product samples, collecting team feedback, and communicating any changes to the Asia team/factory
  • Receive communication from Asia Team/factory collaborate with local team to provide responses by email using photographs or sketches to provide visual clarity
  • Support the Development team to estimate product costs, create functional specs and update systems or reports when needed.
  • Potential to take ownership of a few projects as time allows
  • Drive resolution of open issues that may impact milestone realization or lifecycle advancement.
  • Drive cost reduction efforts as required.

Skills: 

  • Analytical abilities and are capable of synthesizing and prioritizing a large volume of information. You can think critically to make clear, well-reasoned and rational decisions.
  • Communication skills to communicate clearly, concisely, and with impact using the right communication formats and methods. You convey confidence, ease and enthusiasm when communicating with a variety of audiences, job levels and stakeholders.
  • Accountability and take personal ownership for delivering and exceeding commitments. You hold yourself, team and partners to the highest standard for performance necessary for the achievement of results.
  • Proactive self-starter with a strong problem solving ability and creative mindset.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to set priorities and efficiently use time to complete assigned tasks.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work within cross-functional global team.

Keywords:

  • Background in Engineering or Project Management
  • Working towards or completion of a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering or related field
  • 1-3+ years related course work/internships/work experience

Skills and Experience:

  • COST REDUCTION
  • ENGINEER
  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Additional Skills:

  • ENTRY LEVEL
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • PLASTICS
  • PLASTICS ENGINEERING
  • PROBLEM SOLVING
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • SELF MOTIVATED
  • SELF-STARTER
  • TIME MANAGEMENT
  • TRANSMISSIONS

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