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Position: Development Engineer Laminates and Materials, Brunswick Marine Europe
Location: Edgewater, Florida
Salary Status: Salary Exempt

Basic Accountability Statement:
Responsible for generating, developing and implementing mechanical, electrical, laminate, and structural system designs for products built in the US and Europe. This position will have a heavy focus on FRP laminate technology and materials selection. This will include use of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools to ensure designs are robust and manufacturing friendly. These systems must meet all necessary internal quality and supplier requirements and be executed in the most cost -effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure reliable engineering and integration of boat systems with a focus on FRP lamination schedules and materials. Responsibilities will also include but not limited to plumbing, fuel systems, and water systems, hardware development, and mechanical component layouts, electrical panel design as well as molded component design.
Provide guidance to the team on raw material selection for laminates, composites, metals and plastics.
Ensure that designs meet all supplier, regulatory and internal quality standards and specifications.
Ensure that equipment and component suppliers are consulted with during design and during the resolution of technical issues.
Provide accurate material and component specification for the sourcing of new and replacement components.
Ensure that new designs and components meet the cost, performance and functional requirements of the new and enhancement boat programs
Work with suppliers on the development of new systems and components to ensure continuous improvement in the quality and value of our boats systems.
Participate in manufacturing integration activities to ensure successful launches of new products and technologies as well as continuous improvement activities.
Work with Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering on issues resolution.
Ensure that designs have been fully validated and that they meet necessary system specifications and performance requirements.
Utilize Lean Six Sigma methodologies to ensure manufacturability and variation reduction.
Track and utilize warranty data to identify issues related to mechanical systems for mitigation purposes.
Provide technical evaluations and reports on issues for customer service and field problems.
Provide integration and trouble shooting support to manufacturing.
Synthesize and develop new product ideas in the form of 2D drawings and 3D models.
Ensure compliance with all necessary industry, domestic and international government regulations.
Participate as appropriate on industry technical committees (ABYC, etc.)
Ensure that all materials used in the manufacture of finished products have been tested and approved for quality and reliability.
Ensure adequate and accurate documentation to support manufacturing including but not limited to construction drawings and process work instructions.
The engineer may be required to develop their own drawings.
Complete necessary actions and documentation to support High Performance Product Development.
Review and approve systems related engineering changes (ECNs.)
Apply relevant voice of the customer and systems engineering input to designs.
While performing these duties the employee will be required to periodically travel in the US and Europe to support the integration and manufacture of products at Brunswick facilities and contract boat yards. Travel may be up to 2-3 weeks at a time.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor Degree in (Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, related discipline) required
Consideration will be given for candidates with significant work experience in lieu of education al requirements
Lean manufacturing experience a plus
NMMA product certification helpful
ABYC product knowledge helpful
ISO regulatory knowledge helpful

CAD 3-D surface modeling experience ;NX CAD, Catia or Pro E preferred
Familiar with manufacturing processes, technologies and measures - emphasis on failure analysis
Experience with material properties and application selection for metals and composites
Proficiency in PC based tools with a focus on Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Lotus Notes, AS-400 and general web based applications

Interested candidates can learn more about this opportunity and other opportunities by going to; https://www.brunswickcareers.apply2j...nal.searchJobs

Brunswick Corporation is committed to providing a workplace that offers equal employment opportunities based solely on merit. Therefore, discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected status under applicable local, state or federal law is not tolerated.
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