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Gates Corporation Product Development Engineer in Rochester, Michigan

JOB ID:-6642Job Category:INNOVATION MARKETING Are you inspired by challenging the status quo* Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results* If so, Gates could be for you. Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations. We know that s trying to fancy the terminology think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyer belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all* WHAT TO EXPECT As an innovation leader, we look for ambitious, forward thinking, open-minded and well-rounded individuals to join our global team. Located in our Rochester Hills office, you will be responsible for product development and commercialization to optimize product performance and cost.* You ll be working with our engineering team to identify new technologies, ensure successful product launches and direct product life cycle management. * This is an exciting opportunity for you because you will be involved in supporting manufacturing, quality requirements and supply chain management. * This position is vital to Gates because you will help maintain the high quality products that Gates is known for! Key responsibilities (to name a few): * Developing and commercializing new products to meet market and customer needs * Acting as a development representative with peers both internally and externally on technical skills for specific product technical support and ongoing maintenance of existing product lines * Identifying issues and solve problems where little or no precedent exists * Conducting technical investigations, assessments and other research activities into alternative product designs and materials which can be applied to the company s products. * Preparing Statements of Invention and Patent Applications as needed to protect intellectual property. Job Requirements ABOUT YOU * 2+ years of progressive mechanical engineering experience * Bachelor s degree required. Mechanical engineering degree, preferred * Experience with CAD software with concentration on conceptual design, and concept prove-out preferred * Experience with instrumentation and data acquisition preferred * Experience with rolling element bearings preferred * Experience with springs preferred * Strong technical and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy * Good verbal and written communication skills * Experience with Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project) * Ability to work within all levels of the organization and across global boundaries * Relocation is not provided with this position