Product Engineer

Department: Engineering, Dixon, IL


The Product Engineer will be responsible for designing electrical and mechanical components and systems, testing these designs and implementing them into production. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products that are innovative, reliable, and cost-effective.
  • Directly involved in all phases of assigned product development to assure all design objectives are met.
  • Monitor the progress of projects on a regular basis and communicate any variances in the established timetables.
  • Review product designs and initiate proposals to improve function and reduce cost.
  • Provide Engineering support to Technical Support and Customer Service teams. Also, communicate directly with the customer when necessary.
  • Assure product compliance with applicable codes and standards.



  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to design and conduct product testing procedures
  • Able to show a demonstrated ability to maintain and develop relationships throughout the organization
  • Strong team player
  • Leadership and management skills are essential
  • Knowledge of CAD systems with 3D modeling preferred, as well as ERP systems

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree or better in Engineering or related field.

Experience Required:

3-5 years: Related experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Should be proficient in mechanical designs in sheet metal forming, plastics, and castings.