Product engineers are mechanical engineers that specialize in the design and development of products and their corresponding manufacturing processes. As a product engineer, you are to coordinate with the product development team to make ideas into marketable products on the basis of market regulations and industry research. This means that you are to analyze market and industry product trends and determine product feasibility costs.
In addition, you are to develop designs based on budget market research and customer interests by creating rough product designs using computer software and sketches. Furthermore, you are to supervise production and make sure that the products are confirmed with safety regulations and market specifications.
Most product engineers usually study mechanical engineering technology, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering. You also have to hold at least a bachelor's degree in any of these relevant fields. Product engineers earn at least an average salary of $77,377 per year.