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Title:  Product Development Engineer - Axial (WI)


Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Jan 1, 2022

Build your Future with Us!



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.


As a Product Development Engineer with the Axial / Inline group, you will join a cross functional team that is focused on taking one of Greenheck’s core products and rethinking not only the design, but the process as it relates to how we build our fan technology.

You might ask, how does fan technology translate to the world we live in? Air movement and control is an integral part of every day life and directly correlates to indoor air quality. The product that you will be responsible for helps provide air quality to buildings all around the world in all types of commercial applications, including education, retail, distribution and  hyperscale data centers.


Vying for our business are both domestic and international competitors, but we will not be dissuaded. Together we will utilize one of the market’s most advanced and expansive innovation centers on the Greenheck campus to design and develop new fan technology to lead the market in air movement and quality. In addition, we will work with our operations team to develop designs that can be implemented with robotic cells and advanced automation strategies.  Expect to work closely, not only on the design side of the product, but also in the physical development and builds as we test and implement our product. You will play a pivotal role in the path we take to develop and launch our products. Join our team and be part of our product transformation.



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 a design team(s)


Business Unit Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in multi-year strategic projects within multi-functional teams that include engineering, marketing, manufacturing, systems, sourcing, etc.
  • Showcase a deep knowledge of solid modeling that includes parametric design
  • Support development efforts thru finite element simulation and analysis within the 3D modeling environment, as well as interpreting results and providing recommendations


Job Qualifications:

Work requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, which is equivalent to that which would be acquired by completing a regular four-year college program in an engineering discipline.


Between 0-3 years of work experience is required.


Business Unit Specific Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of motors, VFD’s, controls, and electrical system design up to 600 v is a plus
  • Working knowledge of standards and codes such as the NEC, UL-507, UL-705 is a plus
  • Working knowledge of plastic design best practices a plus
  • Experience with sheet metal design a plus
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Bring a positive, can-do attitude to succeed in a fast-paced environment rife with uncertainties. Have a willingness to learn
  • Embrace stretch assignments; have a willingness to flex and help in areas that may be outside your normal role or area of expertise. Adjust priorities based on team needs
  • Manage risks but not be risk averse; be undeterred by failure


Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.


Why join the Greenheck family?

Our benefit packages and salaries are among the best in our industry. Benefits may vary slightly by location, but usually include:

Health insurance

Prescription drug benefits

Dental insurance

Paid vacations and holidays

401(k) Retirement savings plan

On-site clinic and fitness center (Schofield location)

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending accounts for medical or dependent care expenses

Tuition assistance

Employee Wellness Program



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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.



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