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Title:  Product Development Engineer - Axial (WI)


Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Jun 7, 2022

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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:

The Product Development Engineer in this position will provide a level of expertise in the design and redesign of new and existing products to complement and enhance product offerings. This person will focus on continually improving the quality of product, minimizing production costs, and sustaining a competitive advantage in the air movement and control industry. As new product concepts, features and/or special design requests are developed this person will work closely with marketing and sales to communicate these products and enhancements.  The Product Development Engineer will have considerable freedom to prioritize work.  This person will be expected to exercise independent judgement frequently.  Assignments will be received in the form of results.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create new and improved product designs according to requirements coordinated with sales and marketing departments 
  • 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. May also be required to evaluate internal tooling and facility capabilities when assessing the cost effectiveness of a new design 
  • 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 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 and resolving issues as they arise 
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation on design changes and requests 
  • Lead/facilitate in value engineering projects to continually improve the cost efficiency of design and manufacturing processes 
  • Lead any/all external agency approval (i.e., U.L. AMCA). May also be involved in technical committees, standard committees, etc. 
  • Review/evaluate returned goods and determine root cause of failures and disposition of materials 
  • Proven ability to continually manage multiple projects and their associated due dates 


Business Unit Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Incorporate design for automation strategies 
  • Lead large multi-year projects with a team of diverse skillsets 
  • Coordinate and manage prototyping and testing activities 
  • Develop creative solutions using new or modified technologies  
  • Provide expertise on Air movement and fan laws. 
  • Have a solid base of engineering skills to mentor and develop others on the team   

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 1-3 years of work experience is required.


Business Unit Specific Qualifications:

Critical traits are: 

  • An optimist – with a strong drive and determination to find a path to success 
  • An ability to manage risk but not be risk averse, undeterred by failure 
  • Fitting into a group-work culture that finds a way to succeed in an environment of ambiguity and uncertainty. 
  • Experience  
  • A natural curiosity with an ability to find creative solutions to new challenges. 

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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