Product Development Engineer Wanted

Job Description:

As a Broadview Product Development Engineer, you will interface with clients to provide mechanical design engineering and CAD resources. You will work on a wide variety of projects -- often more than one at a time -- typically lasting between a week and six months before you move on to the next one. Clients in a number of industries, such as office furniture, sporting goods, appliances, medical, and toys, will keep you challenged and learning something new with each project.


Your responsibilities would include the following:

  • Converts verbal description or sketch to product concept; designs and develops product to meet customer specifications in function, cost, and appearance.

  • Assures manufacturability of product, determining materials and processes to be used.

  • Develops project quotes.

  • Communicates with client and with company management to assure successful completion of projects.

  • Handles all changes and problems related to product assigned.

  • Provides customer with 2D and 3D drawings. Commits data to local or customer storage.

  • Often manages multiple projects with multiple customers simultaneously.

  • May work with Prototype Department to provide customer with prototypes.

  • May consult with customer regarding necessary tooling.

  • May work with customer on initial evaluation of parts.

  • May assist junior engineers in completing project work.


The successful candidate for Product Development Engineer will possess the following qualifications:

  • BSME or Bachelor's Degree in Product Design required.

  • Entry level -- 3 years+ experience in product design required. Experience in office furniture a plus.

  • Advanced skills using Pro ENGINEER in advanced assembly and sheet metal is necessary. Advanced surfacing a plus.

  • Knowledge of SolidWorks, Unigraphics or Catia, a plus. • FEA capabilities a plus.

  • Ability to design for injection molding, casting, extruding, metals (ferrous and nonferrous), and wood.

  • A good understanding of all manufacturing processes. • An understanding of how tooling is built.

  • This individual must be an innovative, highly motivated team player with a positive attitude who is able to work independently.

  • Analytical skills a necessity. • Programming experience with CNC Milling Center, a plus.

  • Must be a team player, able to work with variety of personalities with an attitude of humility.

  • Must also be able to work alone and independently with client(s) assigned.

  • Must be able to work on multiple assignments with multiple clients.

  • Must have excellent communication skills including interpersonal.


Rewards for work come in many forms. A career with us offers:

  • An attractive pay rate.

  • Excellent benefits program that includes health insurance and a retirement program with company match.

  • The excitement of working in a small, rapidly growing firm.

  • Opportunities for advancement as we grow.

Sound like you?

Great! Then we’re eager to hear from you.

Who are we here at Broadview?

Creative. Hard working. Friendly. We are a small group that can brainstorm an effective, high-value design and make a decision for a customer without a lot of big-company red-tape. We are a full service, cutting edge engineering consulting firm, utilizing degreed engineering resources and state-of-the-art CAD, CAE, and rapid prototyping technologies. And, we are growing rapidly. Learn more about what we do and how we got started.