Title:  Product Development Engineer II/Sr


Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  May 12, 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:

Provide an advanced level of expertise in the design and redesign of new and existing products to complement and enhance product offerings, continually improve quality, minimize production costs and sustain a competitive advantage in the air movement and control industry. Work closely with marketing/sales on new product concepts, features and/or SDR's. 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 role. 


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. Responsible for resolving any and all issues as they arise
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation on design changes and requests
  • Resolve production and/or field problems as needed
  • 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
  • May have multiple direct reports (preferred at this level to at least have some direct reports)


Business Unit Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Experience with project management and team supervision with both direct and indirect reports
  • Coordinate project transitions from R&D into production, including but not limited to any testing, training, system integrations, automation, etc.
  • Drive to learn new processes and technologies that may be associated with the design and manufacture of next-gen HAVC equipment


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.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience required.
  • Solid understanding of HVAC equipment operation and application
  • Knowledge of sheet metal design, manufacturing, and assembly practices
  • Experience writing lab test plans, running tests, and performing data analysis on results
  • Experience with relevant software (Inventor, Vault, AutoCAD, SAP, MS Office)




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: Wausau