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Product Development Engineer

Company: Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc.
Location: North Salt Lake
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Orbit is the world's leading retail brand for outdoor watering products and is a global thought leader in water conservation. The Orbit, Hydro-Rain, and B-hyve brands deliver innovation, ease-of-use, unmatched value and Smart Technology to homeowners across 6 continents and 40 countries. Orbit was founded in Davis County in the 1970s and is an active supporter of the community.

We are looking to fill our Product Development Engineer position! The Product Development Engineer is a high performing, creative individual who is capable of creating world class mechanical and electrical designs in a dynamic environment. The Product Development Engineer is skilled at dealing with all aspects of core engineering, product development, product design, intellectual property, and patents. The Product Development Engineer will bring ideas from concept phase to high volume manufacturing.

Since our founding, the Orbit name has been associated with innovative and high-quality home improvement products. Today, we carry those traits with us as we expand our vision to become the world's leading home improvement products company. Our mission is to empower and inspire customers to improve their homes by providing innovative, easy-to-use products with unmatched value.

With facilities worldwide, Orbit is the world leader in manufacturing and supplying irrigation, misting, and home improvement products to homeowners in forty countries across five continents. Our manufacturing capabilities span the scope of national and international product development and design, skilled engineering resources, and state-of-the-art injection molding facilities.

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Our Expectations from You

* Manages multiple product development projects, which may include the following steps: product conceptualization, preliminary design, prototyping, project/budget presentations to executive level steering committees, final design, product tooling, testing, debugging, and product release * Leads and supports continuous improvement efforts for existing products * Understands the engineering principles that relate to each product line and remains current with new engineering procedures, practices, and technologies * Assists in the management of all related intellectual property documentation (patent applications, issued patents, product markings, trademarks, non-disclosure agreements) and interfaces with patent attorneys as needed on a per project basis

What You Can Expect from Us

Our motto is "Conservation through Innovation!" and we work to make that a reality through our core values: (1) Quality of Life, (2) Caring Relationships, (3) Attitude, and (4) Innovation & Continuous Improvement. We understand work will not always be your top priority, so we strive to help you balance your work life with your non-work life. We value your contributions and strive to create a safe and positive work environment.

In addition to traditional benefits*, we also offer:

* A free Onsite Care Clinic * UTA Eco pass * Opportunities to test new Orbit products * and more * conditions apply

Required Qualifications

* Generally, 0-2 years of experience * Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field * Well-rounded mechanical and electrical experience.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with and working knowledge of fluid dynamics * Experience creating user interfaces and designing for usability * Experience with plastics * 3D CAD software experience; SolidWorks experience

Direct applicants only, please!

If you feel that you're the right match for the position, then apply immediately! If you don't feel you're the right match then refer a friend and check back for future job postings. We are always searching for new talent!

Orbit Irrigation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, who participates in E-Verify. Reference checks are a prerequisite for employment. All offers are contingent on completion of a drug screening and may be contingent on completion of a criminal background check. All successful candidates must provide original documents that will establish their identity and eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Keywords: Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., Salt Lake City , Product Development Engineer, Other , North Salt Lake, Utah

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