Sr. Project Engineer

Job ID 2023-0897

Engineering- Electrical/Mechanical Torrington, Connecticut


Description

Position at Conair LLC

About Us: 

Conair is a leading international designer, manufacturer, and marketer of branded personal care and small kitchen appliances, cookware, hairbrushes & accessories, cosmetic bags, and travel accessories.  

  

Conair has always been driven by a passion for innovation; it’s part of the Company’s DNA. Trendsetting products have been invented by Conair since its inception in 1959, keeping the Company always a step ahead of the competition. The company's domestic and international divisions offer a diversified mix of consumer and professional products sold in over 120 countries. The Family of Conair brands includes CONAIR, Cuisinart, BabylissPRO, Scünci , TRAVELSMART by CONAIR, and Waring.  

  

Conair’s passion for innovation gets stronger with each decade, as evidenced by the over 1,000 patents the Company has obtained worldwide. Today, Conair and its brands are names known throughout the world. Conair continues to introduce its brands to new and emerging markets, year after year. By the 1990s, most households in America owned at least one Conair product. Today many have more than one, and the Company’s goal is to ensure that every household in the world eventually owns one of our products.  

  

At Conair, we inspire our customers with innovative quality products and brands that enhance their lives. 

Position Summary: 

We are seeking a full-time Senior Project Engineer at our Torrington, CT location.  This position works directly with the entire Engineering team and collaboratively with other departments, providing leadership and support of new product development.   

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the development of new products as assigned from concept through prototype, tooling, engineering builds, pilot runs and into mass production.
  • Assure new products meet all approval agency requirements.
  • Travel to Asian suppliers approx. 15% of time and other venues 5% in support of the product development process.
  • Oversee testing and address any issues that arise throughout the product life cycle.
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities of team members in accordance with the company policies, improving the effectiveness of the Engineering team.
  • Utilize the document management system for revising, controlling, and sharing engineering documentation.

Essential Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience with the design, testing and troubleshooting of new products with at least 5 years as a Senior Engineer.
  • High computer software competency with 3D modeling experience in Pro-E and/or Solid Works.
  • Minimum 5 years in consumer products or commercial appliances.
  • Experience working with Asian suppliers desirable.
  • 5 to 10 years in consumer goods industry

  

Environmental Factors: 

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally for business (% if needed)

What we offer: 

  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Generous Paid Time Off Programs
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • FSA/HRA/Dependent Care FSA
  • Paid Parental Leave Policy
  • 401k and company match
  • Free Lunch (in some locations)
  • EAP & Employee Wellness Programs
  • Volunteer Days Paid Time Off

  

Are you passionate about this opportunity but worried that you don’t have 100% of the experience we’re looking for?  We still want to hear from you! 

Apply online and let us know why you would make a great addition to Conair!