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Title:  Product Development Engineer / Specialist


Asheville, NC, US, 28732

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Mar 14, 2023

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Interested in working with one of the markets leading manufacturers? Greenheck Group is a leading growth-focused, environmentally conscious, commercial HVAC manufacturer. Join our team, which proudly designs and manufactures the most comprehensive line of ventilation products in the industry. Greenheck Group is a dynamic multi-branded international organization. Our equipment is used worldwide in commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities, ranging from comfort ventilation to manufacturing processes. Our efficient products improve comfort, safety, and health of lives across the planet. Since 1947, we are deeply committed to helping you “Build Your Future,” through professional growth, challenging leadership roles, and exciting opportunities around the world.


General Summary:

Produce designs and redesigns of new and existing products to complement and enhance product offerings and continually improve quality.  Minimize production costs and sustain a competitive advantage in the air movement and control industry.  Work closely with marketing/sales and manufacturing on new product concepts, features and/or Special Design Requests. Independent judgment must be exercised frequently. Assignments are received in the form of results expected, but employee has considerable freedom to decide work priorities and procedures to be followed.


Relocation assistance is available for this position. This position is onsite in Marion, NC. 


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop new product designs and redesigns in coordination with sales, marketing, and manufacturing functions
  • Develop bill of materials and translation documents related to new or changed designs
  • Oversee the transition from design into production, including any necessary testing and training required for implementing new or changed designs
  • Evaluate material selection, cost analysis, and vendors as required to implement new designs.  Review, along with purchasing personnel, the selection and specification of new purchased component parts for product designs
  • Oversee the prototyping and testing of new designs, including the interpretation of test results.  May be required to set up and run test equipment
  • Conduct and/or review the testing of new designs, interpreting test data and recommending and/or implementing necessary corrective action based on test data.  Will interface with agencies associated with certifying products (AMCA, UL, etc.)
  • Provide technical consultation internally to sales and marketing personnel and externally to customers
  • Maintain close contact with the shop floor.  Listen to the problems and ideas.  Prioritize and pursue the most important concerns. Responsible for resolving any and all issues as they arise
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation on design changes and requests
  • Visit job sites to review installation and/or design problems and make a determination to resolve the situation
  • Participate in value engineering projects on an ongoing basis to continually improve designs and processes
  • May participate in any/all external agency approval (i.e., U.L. AMCA for products)
  • Review/evaluate returned goods and determine root cause of failures and disposition of materials
  • Manage multiple projects in accordance with predetermined completion dates
  • May have direct reports
  • May have indirect supervision over design team(s)


Business Unit Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Processing of production orders as it relates to engineering information
  • Design of control and electric systems
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD to create electrical layouts
  • Serve as electrical resource on new product development, customer support, and manufacturing
  • Ensure electrical code compliance on all products (UL, NEC, NFPA).
  • Maintain agency listings as needed (UL, ETL).
  • Automate and consolidate electrical drawing allocation and generation
  • Drive implementation of new electrical components
  • Identify electrical improvements including labor, quality, VE, and standardization


Business Unit Specific Qualifications:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering / BS Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS Electrical Engineering / BS Electrical Engineering Technology, or Associates Degree in Electrical/Controls discipline
  • 2-5 years of work experience
  • Electrical / Controls experience required




We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



Nearest Major Market: Asheville