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Assoc Project Engineer- Fashion and Preschool

Company: Hasbro
Location: Pawtucket
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

At Hasbro we're changing the face of play and entertainment. We're looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.The Hasbro "Fashion and Preschool" development team is seeking an Associate Project Engineer to join our team. In this position you will be responsible for driving the engineering development of toy products, ensuring adherence to product performance, cost, quality and schedule while managing risk. Utilizing solid communication, problem solving, engineering and computer skills, you will function as the engineering lead from initial concept through production start. You will interface with diverse multi-functional teams and will communicate with product development partners around the world as we continue to globally source the product line. You will actively participate and add value to the product development process by identifying and implementing innovative methods and solutions that will deliver on product objectives by providing the most cost-effective engineering direction. As part of the development 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.A Day in the Life of an Associate Project Engineer:

  • Manage the overall project and technical development efforts of multiple products ensuring performance, quality, cost, and schedule adherence with guidance from the Engineering Manager as needed.
  • Perform technical feasibility assessment on new product concepts.
  • Manage the engineering design of new parts and products including new materials, compounds and decoration techniques.
  • Collaborate with development team, including Project Management, Design, Marketing and various technical support groups.
  • Lead communication with internal and external cross-functional teams, including overseas development counterparts and manufacturing vendors, on all product engineering related topics.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • You will evaluate new samples as they arrive, review with the team and quickly turn around comments for improvement back to our overseas partners.
  • You will be able to anticipate, analyze, resolve and know when to escalate project issues.
  • Actively seek ways to continually improve design efficiencies while meeting or exceeding established industry quality standards.
  • Proactively research and qualify material and manufacturing trends to meet the needs of the fast pace development needs if the Girls businesses.
  • Actively seek ways to continually improve product development processes and systems. -What you'll bring:
    • B.S. Mechanical or Industrial Engineering (or equivalent).
    • Working knowledge of CAD (Solidworks preferred) to review and analyze product designs and develop functional prototypes when necessary.
    • Knowledge of high-volume injection molded manufacturing techniques.
    • Understanding of product design principles and ability to make decisions based on financial indicators.
    • An open mind and willingness to stretch your engineering skills and learn from other experienced team members.
    • Ability to share your knowledge across other disciplines and the broader engineering organization.
    • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering principles and methods.
    • Project management and an understanding of the development timelines a plus.
    • Basic understanding of 3D printing or other rapid prototyping techniques.
    • Ability to interpret safety and reliability standards and guide the team accordingly.
    • Ability to assess, communicate and mitigate technical risks. -
    • Ability to clearly communicate and/or translate technical information to a non-technical audience.
    • Ability to collaborate with and effectively influence cross-functional teams in the US and globally.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects and shifting priorities.
    • Self-motivated with exceptional organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Attention to detail and exceptional follow up skills.Hasbro's world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here's a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!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.#LI-LS

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