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Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a product engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of product engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 6.8% of product engineer resumes contained r as a skill. Let's find out what skills a product engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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1. R

high Demand

R is a free software environment and a language used by programmers for statistical computing. The R programming language is famously used for data analysis by data scientists.

Here's how R is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Batch data processing and statistic analysis with R script programming, such as Gage R&R and t-test.
  • Collaborate with R /D and Marketing to develop new products.
  • Performed R &D. Created prints and assembly drawings.
  • Worked with clients such as Nikon, Budweiser and toys R Us to develop their products, processes and make improvements.
  • Developed R software to analyze tuning curves over PVT.
  • Performed gauge R and R studies.

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2. CAD

high Demand

Here's how CAD is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Provided leadership to CAD operators and verified engineering changes to ensure design integrity and customer specifications are met.
  • Directed CAD operators on detail drawings for mirrors and other exterior components.
  • Developed seating designs, sketches sent to CAD operator.
  • Create and maintain all component and assembly cad drawings.
  • Ford: design and Maintain cad data using Catia V4 for the 2005 Ford Explorer.
  • Managed aerodynamic prototyping process including CAD modeling, tool room coordination, manufacturing resource planning, and data acquisition and analysis.

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3. Product Design

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Product design can be described as a process of imagining, creating, and iterating products that solve user's problems and talk about the specific needs of users in the market. Product design is an engineering disciple and it is the basic design and idea that goes before the mass production of the product.

Here's how Product Design is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Performed concept reviews, product design, verification and certification testing, tooling design and drawing/specification creation in support of manufacturing.
  • Provide available technical information relative to product designs, limitations and cost information to Sales and Customers as requested.
  • Spearheaded the product-process improvements and provided technical expertise in process improvisation, material selection, product design and prototyping.
  • Prepare recommendations, costs, benefits, for design improvements, manufacturing process improvement implementation in a team environment.
  • Managed and directed product engineering/R&D department operations, including personnel, product design/development, and manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and implement product design improvements and specification changes to engineering drawings utilizing the Engineering Change Order process.
  • Sustained current product design throughout product life cycle to ensure product met engineering specifications and customer's expectations.
  • Worked with development teams evaluating product designs for manufacturing requirements and customer support issues resulting in cost avoidance.
  • Created detailed technical drawings of product designs according to specifications and client requirements for packaging projects.
  • Interfaced with Product Design Studio to finalize interior component appearance characteristics: color and finish etc.
  • Led/coordinated product design, product research and development, with process development and production activities.
  • Involved from product design conceptualization to line production, ensuring all quality standards maintained.
  • Organized, managed, and implemented new and existing product design and manufacturing enhancements.
  • Managed state-of-the-art computer memory chips for improved product design, production and assembly yields.
  • Participated in new product design and development by completing initial calculations to determine feasibility.
  • Provided product design services for specialty gas equipment to >24 semiconductor manufacturers.
  • Provided customer engineering interface function to suppliers with product design and manufacturing contracts.
  • Developed product design schedule and analyzed the economic feasibility of the product.
  • Create cost-saving opportunities by suggesting design improvements or optimizing the supply chain.
  • Provided production support and technical expertise to manufacturing regarding existing product designs.

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4. Product Quality

high Demand

Product quality is the basic element of a business. It means to add features in a product or service in such a way that it meets the needs and wants of the customers. Enhancing the product quality also means improve the goods from any existing defects to ensure customer satisfaction.

Here's how Product Quality is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement activities between JVC's global factories ensuring a resolution and preventative action for Service and Product Quality matters.
  • Improved product quality and dimensional integrity of JSF F135 Military Engine turbine products through team engagement and continuous improvement activities.
  • Developed and administered engineering concept, preliminary and final design review process to reduce warranty costs and improve product quality.
  • Monitor process and test yields for trends and manufacturing improvement opportunities with focus on improving product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Applied DMAIC methodology and Six Sigma statistical techniques to reduce warranty failures, improve product quality and identify process improvements.
  • Ensured the technical superiority and the product quality/integrity by excellent patterning of the product category assigned by the customer.
  • Worked with various developers with different teams in testing complex projects and ensured overall enhancement of software product quality.
  • Developed and implemented product quality plans, documents by creating product specifications in conjunction with cross functional teams.
  • Performed Product Quality and Product Failure analysis, implementing actions to reduce product warranty costs within the organization.
  • Developed concepts for continuous improvements to the manufacturing process to reduce cost and increase product quality level.
  • Participated in partnership teams focused on improving profit/loss trends through improvement of customer processes and product quality.
  • Identified, sourced and qualified alternate materials aimed at reducing product cost without compromising product quality.
  • Developed, disseminated and trained operators, the work instructions for product quality awareness and improvement.
  • Used statistical process control to monitor production ensuring product quality and identify areas needing engineering attention.
  • Provided technical assistance to foster and maintain customer relations, product quality and corporate image.
  • Help suppliers in developing mature manufacturing processes and troubleshooting product quality problems via 8-D methodology.
  • Develop and present bi-monthly product quality updates and project status reports to cross-functional business leaders.
  • Create and implement Advanced Product Quality Planning procedures and documentation for all manufacturing plants.
  • Supervised overall product quality control from receipt of technical specifications to final product assembly.
  • Review and approve engineering changes and design modifications which impacts manufacturing and product quality.

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5. Project Management

high Demand

Here's how Project Management is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Applied design methodologies using 3-D software, AutoCAD, generating bill of materials, established engineering specifications and project management.
  • Project management of production related improvement projects inclusive of scrap reduction, quality improvement and process/ tool cost reduction.
  • Project management responsibilities included development of new products from design to manufacturing release while sustaining current memory product lines.
  • Executed new product and display packaging development, strategic packaging sourcing & project management for retail/customer specific programs.
  • Apply project management skills to interpret data and specifications for customers with new engineering releases and change management.
  • Project management of cross functional teams consisting of manufacturing engineering, production, and quality engineering personnel.
  • Project Management including writing proposals, specific documents, and quoting projects for specific customers.
  • Represented my division for providing inputs on the recently launched Project Management System.
  • Defined and monitored products in Agile Product Nomenclature and Project Management tools.
  • Project management and movement re arrangements area and installation of new equipment.
  • Involved in project management in terms of supplier interaction for manufacturing feasibility.
  • Utilized Project Management Skills to utilize and facilitate construction of test equipment.
  • Provided program and project management support for various satellite based communication systems.
  • Leveraged project management methodology to speed product development and introduction.
  • Have good project management experience overseeing several cost saving applications.
  • Project management to meet urgent delivery and tight engineering budget.
  • Revamped project management using Scrum methodology.
  • Project Management and process improvement.
  • Job responsibilities include project management, 3D modeling, manufacture drawings, production support, bill of material, manufacture quality.
  • Performed process troubleshooting, project management and compound improvement for melt extrusion, rubber curing, irradiation and related processes.

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6. C++

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C++ is a general-purpose programming language that is used to create high-performing applications. It was invented as an extension to the C language. C++ lets the programmer have a high level of domination over memory and system resources. C++ is an object-oriented language that helps you implement real-time issues based on different data functions

Here's how C++ is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Involved in design, development and support of a real time Linux based Emissions test system using C/C++ and STL.
  • Managed and directed development in C++, for diagnostics testing the computer systems on board ships using COTS equipment.
  • Programmed software using Visual C++ to take GPS coordinates to track and monitor vehicles in a fleet.
  • Designed and implemented RS232 DLL library and API for Window platform using Visual C++.
  • Involved in design and coding of data analysis package using C++ / STL.
  • Developed data capturing scripts in C++, VB and Perl.
  • Test program was developed using a C++ based coding language.
  • Used PERL, Python and C++ for verification scripts.
  • Developed characterization & test mode software for new NAND and NOR flash memories using Nextest MAV2 ATE using Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Programmed hardware/software in C++ and graphical user interface (GUI) using a Linux/UNIX based operating system (Solaris).
  • Developed functional and marginal tests in C++ and Teradyne for catching functional, marginal and timing failures.
  • Maintained and develop the automatic frequency tuning program using Borland C++ based on customers' requirements.
  • Generated Verilog-A models for testing Programmed causality checker for touchstone models in C++ & MATLAB.
  • Developed test software using LabVIEW, TestStand, C++, Visual Basic Macros and VXWorks.
  • Converted programs from LTX Synchro platform (C++ / UNIX) to the MST Tester (Windows).
  • Developed characterisation program using C++, PASCAL, QTL and 8085 Assembly Language to characterise yield failures.

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7. Solidworks

high Demand

Here's how Solidworks is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Utilized SolidWorks to create models of custom computer rack cabinets from customer specifications for estimating contract work.
  • Designed mechanical components using SolidWorks and assumed responsibility for proper manufacturing of prototype components.
  • Modified engineering drawings to meet customer specifications during the quoting process using SolidWorks.
  • Produce fabrication and assembly drawings of various lighting products using SolidWorks.
  • Designed Tooling for manufacture and assembly of RV accessories using SolidWorks software
  • Automated the drafting process using SolidWorks to increase productivity.
  • Utilized SolidWorks and MasterCam software.
  • Designed and produced detailed drawings for lockers, shelving, and storage systems using AutoCAD and SolidWorks to customer specifications.
  • Issue SOLIDWORKS drawings for custom pump packages to the assembly team and provide support during the build process.
  • Create usable drawings/solid models via SolidWorks from customer drawings, sketches, and samples to develop tooling layouts.
  • Developed concept layout and design of a tractor differential from product specification using SOLIDWORKS 2014 and CATIA.
  • Used SolidWorks 2015 and Pro/E Wildfire 5.0 to create and modify 2D detail drawings of complex assemblies.
  • Utilized different versions of SolidWorks to design, analyze, and formulate detailed products for manufacturing.
  • Introduced and implemented 3D solid modeling to the in-house design function (SolidWORKS '95).
  • Used SolidWorks to design 3D models, as well as reviewing and modifying peer drawings.
  • Used final iteration of part to create technical drawing and 3D model using SolidWorks CAD.
  • Created advanced surface models of marine control products using SolidWorks 2015 and Pro/E Wildfire 5.0.
  • Create SolidWorks models and drawings in a SmarTeam environment in support of testing and changes.
  • Created concept drawings in SolidWorks showing configuration options for a new laminated PV module.
  • Designed new products using Cadence Allegro, AutoCAD, MicroStation, and SolidWorks software.

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8. Technical Support

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Technical support or tech support are the services provided by any hardware or software company to users. They help in solving the technical difficulties the customers face with their products or services. Moreover, the tech support employees maintain, manage, and repair the IT faults. They are also responsible for resolving the network problems, installing and configuring hardware and software.

Here's how Technical Support is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical support, increased customer satisfaction, and actively participated in the reduction of the manufacturing cycle time.
  • Selected to provide advanced training to new technical support representatives.2003 - 2007 Successfully Completed Multiple IT Support and Migration Projects
  • Provided technical support for programmable logic controllers, customer specifications, elementary drawings and any power system requirements.
  • Provided efficient and accurate technical support while facilitating an environment that consistently delivered value-added and professional service.
  • Reduced significantly the lag time inherent with overseas technical support and solidified self-sufficiency of US office.
  • Provide technical support to customers and Dresser-Rand account managers for Controls and Condition Monitoring product lines.
  • Provided Technical support for software/hardware related issues found during assembly and testing of newly implemented product.
  • Supervised engineering department and provided technical support to the assembly line and quality control area.
  • Provided technical support for GPS navigator users and translated their requirements to solution strategy.
  • Traveled to customer facilities to provide technical support and direction approximately once per month.
  • Provide technical support for procurement of long-lead materials prior to completion of detailed engineering.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing and quality assurance for product and process problem solving.
  • Document and correspond with engineering headquarters regarding changes or requests for technical support.
  • Evaluated and improved manufacturing methods and provided technical support while managing multiple projects.
  • Provided technical support to Manufacturing and Production engineering for weapon and aviation systems.
  • Provide customer technical support regarding product performance, application, and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Coordinated aerospace products manufactured in China, provided technical support and quality assurance.
  • Provided technical support for desktop and portable computers during the manufacturing process.
  • Provided technical support for manufacturing, focusing on roll towel dispenser production.
  • Orchestrated product testing, documentation, and technical support for internal/external users.

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9. Continuous Improvement

high Demand

Continuous improvement is an ongoing process of improvement of products, services, and processes with the help of innovative ideas. It is an organized approach that helps an organization to find its weaknesses and improve them.

Here's how Continuous Improvement is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Worked with product design engineers and reliability engineers to conceptualize and refine product designs for new and ongoing continuous improvement projects.
  • Directed designers, manufacturing, internal service groups, and external suppliers through product development and continuous improvement.
  • Recreated procedures and process documentation, introduced tooling philosophies, performance metrics in support of continuous improvement.
  • Key contributor in the company's continuous improvement, regulatory compliance, and other organizational capability efforts.
  • Participated in and coordinated continuous improvement processes; created detailed reports for management to track repair/materials costs.
  • Managed Continuous Improvement Process, and coordinated fit ups and validation process for newly designed equipment.
  • Generate and implement productivity initiatives to minimize waste and improve production capacity for processes continuous improvements.
  • Instituted continuous improvement and implemented cost reduction programs throughout the department and within the lab environment.
  • Generated detailed costs analysis in support of continuous improvement activities that would affect plant manning.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement program to identify cost savings and improve operating efficiency.
  • Engage in continuous improvement activities to identify improvements in production and quality metrics.
  • Directed continuous improvements to a critical product & its high volume manufacturing processes.
  • Coordinated prototype assembly in the vehicle and followed durability test to continuous improvement.
  • Utilized 5S methodology and lean manufacturing for continuous improvement on manufacturing processes.
  • Implemented program of continuous improvement throughout the design engineering and manufacturing processes.
  • Focus on yields and process capabilities to sustain continuous improvement in manufacturing.
  • Provide comprehensive engineering support for continuous improvement initiatives and new product launches.
  • Initiated continuous improvement activities to improve durability and first time through.
  • Drive continuous improvement of our manufacturing and development products and processes.
  • Lead and coordinate manufacturing continuous improvement activities using Lean Manufacturing principles.

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10. Product Development

high Demand

Product development is the complete procedure of creating a product from concept until release of the final product. Product development has many stages after which a product is released into the market. Identifying the need, creating the opportunity, conceptualizing a product, and providing a solution, all are different stages of product development.

Here's how Product Development is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Develop and recommend controls product enhancements based on customer input, work with new product development in integration of these recommendations.
  • Provided engineering support for all phases of product development including initial design support for electrical circuit design verification to specification.
  • Coordinated the engineering activities during new product development including validation, performance characterization, qualification and release to production.
  • Designed and documented new debug tools & procedures, in collaboration with product development and manufacturing test engineering teams.
  • Managed Standard Logic new product development that included interface with engineering, manufacturing, scheduling and program management functions.
  • Served as technical contact to supplier by delivering design requirements, overseeing product development and validation of new materials.
  • Provide technical leadership for Product Development teams through engineering analysis, evaluation, interpretation and implementation of results.
  • Provided new product development and introduction including layout, design check-off, prototype evaluation and test program generation.
  • Directed a team of up to five technicians in activities related to product development, manufacturing and commercialization.
  • Worked with purchasing department to ensure all materials necessary for new product development meet or exceed customer specifications.
  • Led Cross Functional International New Product Development Team responsible for design and development of new Sterilizer products.
  • Supported all aspects of product development for manufacturing of diesel and electrically driven centrifugal water pumping equipment.
  • Team member for Corporate Product Development of the medical device, manufacturing documentation, certification and validation.
  • Aided in development of tolerances for calibration for manufacturing equipment, product development and quality assurance.
  • Assure understanding of methodology for launch process and standards related to operations and new product development.
  • Developed and delivered Microsoft PowerPoint training presentations to sales force and customers on latest product developments.
  • Consult and collaborate with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements.
  • Manage individual new product development projects and carryover programs using CAE and experimental testing procedures.
  • Conducted Launch activities utilizing APQP requirements to support Product development milestones on the following programs.
  • Managed product structure in the local systems linking product development systems to manufacturing systems.

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11. Data Analysis

high Demand

Here's how Data Analysis is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Delivered critical data analysis support on critical customer quality issue affecting 8.8M units of product across 2 major customers.
  • Provide application support, product training, and data analysis for customers while ensuring customer satisfaction and company impression.
  • Developed Excel-based automated data analysis tools to better understand probe contact performance and aid in the manufacturing processes.
  • Performed failure analysis to resolve qualification failures, and data analysis for yield improvement and specification limit setting.
  • Responded to system anomalies by providing in-depth data analysis to anomaly teams to aid in troubleshooting.
  • Developed High Intensity Discharge lighting systems through experimental procedures, testing, and data analysis.
  • Planned/Organized data collection & performed data analysis reports for printer testing undertaken in test lab.
  • Develop laboratory database to provide historical data analysis capabilities reducing testing time and redundancy.
  • Analyzed oven system performance, performed data analysis, and made recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform statistical data analysis, ensure high manufacturing process capability and meet spec limits.
  • Background in Industrial Engineering and Management applications Skills Used Data Analysis and Modification Techniques.
  • Specialize in semiconductor device characterization, data analysis, and electrical failure analysis.
  • Analyze development material using device physics and a variety of data analysis tools.
  • Use statistical data analysis to assess process capability and identify areas of improvement.
  • Conducted data analysis in support of a semiconductor production line.
  • Produced microchip data analysis for Nintendo Wii Gaming System microprocessor.
  • Provided Data analysis to project team for No-Defect-Found failure reduction.
  • Trained engineers on statistical process control and data analysis.
  • Supported error free data analysis for Production disposition support.
  • Provide troubleshooting support and data analysis for manufacturing.

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12. UL

high Demand

Here's how UL is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and trained production personnel in electrical and mechanical testing procedures and documentation requirements in accordance with UL and CSA Standards.
  • Established quality standards and testing procedures for various purchased materials including UL considerations in product manufactured overseas.
  • Specified UL requirements for plastic materials used in electric, electronic and mechanical applications.
  • Served as an industry representative on a UL Industry Advisory Council (IAC) for UL Standard 153 - Portable Lamps.
  • Acted as liaison to all Agencies (UL, ETL, CSA) for factory inspections, certification and listing maintenance.
  • Utilized Six Sigma tools to develop a global process to reduce lead time for UL material compliance by 85%.
  • Collaborated with standards agencies: UL, NSF, CUL, CSA, and AGA for product submission and approval.
  • Coordinated approval of the various testing and safety agencies such as UL, CSA, CCC, EnergyStar, etc.
  • Managed change process for WSHP products, maintained product integrity and agency requirements (ETL, UL, MEA).
  • Learn and follow standard operating procedures to comply with standards such as ISO, UL, CCC, etc.
  • Managed electronic hardware, firmware, supplier quality, testing, and training for UL & CSA approved projects.
  • Performed design reviews and submitted and obtained UL, CSA, TUV product approvals and FDA 510Ks.
  • Deal with Product certification such us UL, CE, NOM C-TICK, USB certification and others.
  • Conducted product bench testing of endurance and overload characteristics for compliance with customer and UL standards.
  • Created new product specifications & test plans in order to meet UL & CSA testing standards.
  • Lead Engineer responsible for the UL and Gama certification testing for heating boilers and water heaters.
  • Prepared prototype components and devices for testing and evaluation to meet the UL 489 Standard.
  • Ensured all equipment was designed to CE, UL and international standards for X-Ray Equipment.
  • Worked in conjunction with electrical engineers to get UL 60601-1 and EU approvals for MelaFind.
  • Determine products outer envelope specifications by test sets that assured compliance to UL and FCC.

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13. Customer Service

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Customer service is the process of offering assistance to all the current and potential customers -- answering questions, fixing problems, and providing excellent service. The main goal of customer service is to build a strong relationship with the customers so that they keep coming back for more business.

Here's how Customer Service is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Managed sales, material purchasing, account development and customer service in telecommunications, instrumentation, computers and consumer electronics.
  • Worked with Customer Service Representatives to visit customers and work with customers to identify issues and recommend process improvements.
  • Provide engineering assistance to customer service department including material specifications, corrosion allowance studies, valve requirements, etc.
  • Develop and implement improvements to existing product designs and specifications and provide technical guidance to Marketing and Customer Service.
  • Worked closely with materials, operations, and customer service to ensure maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Managed quality improvement related to customer service areas of business on all cooking and dishwasher products.
  • Full connector product line responsibility including manufacturing, customer service, and product improvement/development engineering.
  • Supported sales and customer service as engineering liaison through customer visits and other communication.
  • Provide engineering feedback to the customer service department when introduced with customer complaints.
  • Fielded technical customer service requests and feedback for repair and sales/marketing beta testing.
  • Helped customer service with questions about engineering and dimensional information of our product.
  • Recognized by customers by providing great customer service and exceeding customers expectations.
  • Traveled to customers' locations for personal machine applications and customer service.
  • Gather customer requests and specifications for new customer service projects and equipment.
  • Provided product support for existing products to manufacturing and customer service.
  • Reorganized manufacturing, distribution, customer service and quality operations.
  • Collaborated with Customer Service Department to support customer requests.
  • Provided customer service to various company assets and consumers.
  • Write specifications for marketing materials and customer service.
  • Handled objections and achieve excellent customer service.

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14. Dfmea

high Demand

DFMEA stands for the design failure mode and effect analysis. It is an analysis tool that pertains to the systematic group of activities that evaluates and determines the potential risks, failure points, and effects of different actions.

Here's how Dfmea is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Drafted manufacturing drawings using AutoCAD and defined critical quality standards by conducting DFMEA.
  • Studied the DFMEA to understand complete design requirement and manufacturing feasibility.
  • Developed and maintained DFMEA and requirements for interior subsystems.
  • Lead DFMEA (Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) sessions for the new designs by involving the cross functional teams.
  • Created and maintained system and component level Quality Documents such as Function Models, DFMEA's and DVP&R's.
  • Participated in design reviews, DFMEA, and other project team activities and ensured customer quality requirements were met or exceeded.
  • Analyze test results to determine if additional maintenance is required using DFMEA (Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis).
  • Create 3D models and 2D drawings, perform FEA, DFMEA, hold design reviews, and develop new procedures.
  • Take action on DFMEA to reduce or eliminate the effects of the potential root cause of a failure.
  • Drafted DFMEA for five legacy gas controls and acted in PFMEA per Six Sigma quality control initiatives.
  • Participated in DFMEA Workshops and supported DFMEA meetings that outlined potential issues with our program launch.
  • Lead the effort to standardized a DFMEA, DFM/A and APQP process within the company.
  • Led cross functional teams in DFMEA, PFMEA, Process Flow and Control Plan creation.
  • Supported customer required CCF, DFMEA, and PFMEA activities with development and gate reviews.
  • Created DFMEA reports for several products and updated them according to safety and regulation tests.
  • Worked on DFMEA, PFMEA, global test implementation, and global risk mitigation.
  • Created DFMEA, DVP&R, RR Checklist and other related design documents.
  • Completed the Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) of the product.
  • Lead Failure Mode Avoidance activities with project team such as DFMEA & PFMEA.
  • Determine root cause and make corrective action recommendations in addition to DFMEA reviews.

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15. Sigma

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In Greek alphabets, sigma is the 18th letter that means "to sum up". In statistics, the lower case symbol of sigma is the unit of measurement for standard deviation which is used to assess the variability in a given set of data. While the upper case symbol is for summation notation means to add up all the given numbers in the data set.

Here's how Sigma is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Provided design modification on existing tooling to incorporate Six Sigma and ergonomics concepts, which improved productivity and reduced job-related injuries.
  • Set up engineering business case methodology to evaluate and track opportunities, exposure to Six Sigma methodologies and LEAN Manufacturing.
  • Improved safety in production by changing material handling procedures and implementing Lean Six Sigma process improvements.
  • Evaluated six sigma production limits periodically and appropriately adjusted them on product line.
  • Achieved Honeywell Six Sigma certification by improving an internal engineering process.
  • Utilize Six Sigma Methods on Process improvement and troubleshooting operational issues.
  • Resolved manufacturing problems using Six Sigma methods.
  • Conducted developmental testing including thermal cycling, leak testing, drop testing, and human-subject fit testing using six sigma principles.
  • Used six sigma tools as needed, including FMEA's, Pugh analysis, tolerance analyses, reliability analyses, etc.
  • Coordinated action plans for the reduction of manufacturing losses and delays at the final assembly site by applying six sigma tools.
  • Employed 6 Sigma methodology to minimize additional redesign costs while improving product reliability and increase the life of the trucks.
  • Partnered with plant to improve engineers and plant projects by implementing new process improvement tools - precursor to Six Sigma.
  • Conducted Six Sigma Bulk Bag Off-Quality Reduction Project resulting in a 50% reduction for $150,000 per year savings.
  • Maintain assembly baseline production, yield improvement and correct processing problems using SPC, Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing.
  • Utilized SPC and Six Sigma tools to drive quality improvements and cost savings through process and design improvements.
  • Completed Six Sigma Green Belt training and completed Vibration Damper Cost Reduction project with $300k in savings.
  • Implemented multiple process improvement projects to improve yield by using six sigma methodologies, such as DMAIC.
  • Yield and throughput management to minimize unit cost and maximize product margins using Six- Sigma statistical methods.
  • Doubled average unit sample throughput from 60 to 120 by increasing process efficiency using Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Employed Six Sigma principles and tools relevant to the manufacturing industry to implement changes and process improvements.

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16. GD

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GD refers to Grade Delay and is often mentioned on report cards or academic records when the instructor of a particular subject decides to hold the grade of a student. This is usually done if the instructor wants the student to improve their grade by retaking the exam or doing something for extra credit that will ultimately enhance their overall grade. Eventually, when the grade is assigned, the GD is then replaced with the original grade.

Here's how GD is used in Product Engineer jobs:
  • Trained in GD & T workbook and in various other industry standards.
  • Performed mechanical and electrical drafting while using GD & T standards.
  • Performed Geometric Tolerance & Dimensioning (GD & T ASME Y14.100, Y14.5M, Y14.36M and ANSI/ASME B46.1).
  • Applied GD & T for form, fit and function, performing tolerance stack-ups using MicroCAD.
  • Applied method of GD & T to part dimensioning.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Product Engineer

R6.8%
CAD5.8%
Product Design4.6%
Product Quality3.7%
Project Management3.6%
C++3.2%
Solidworks3.2%
Technical Support3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Product Engineer

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
R
R
6.8%
6.8%
2
2
CAD
CAD
5.8%
5.8%
3
3
Product Design
Product Design
4.6%
4.6%
4
4
Product Quality
Product Quality
3.7%
3.7%
5
5
Project Management
Project Management
3.6%
3.6%
6
6
C++
C++
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Solidworks
Solidworks
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Technical Support
Technical Support
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Product Development
Product Development
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
3%
3%
12
12
UL
UL
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.7%
2.7%
14
14
Dfmea
Dfmea
2.6%
2.6%
15
15
Sigma
Sigma
2.4%
2.4%
16
16
GD
GD
2.3%
2.3%
17
17
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
2.3%
2.3%
18
18
Cost Reduction
Cost Reduction
2.2%
2.2%
19
19
Test Scripts
Test Scripts
2.2%
2.2%
20
20
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
2.2%
2.2%
21
21
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
1.9%
1.9%
22
22
Product Line
Product Line
1.9%
1.9%
23
23
Fmea
Fmea
1.8%
1.8%
24
24
DVP
DVP
1.8%
1.8%
25
25
Design Reviews
Design Reviews
1.7%
1.7%
26
26
Test Results
Test Results
1.6%
1.6%
27
27
FEA
FEA
1.6%
1.6%
28
28
Engineering Drawings
Engineering Drawings
1.5%
1.5%
29
29
Java
Java
1.5%
1.5%
30
30
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
1.3%
1.3%
31
31
BOM
BOM
1.3%
1.3%
32
32
ISO
ISO
1.2%
1.2%
33
33
External Customers
External Customers
1.2%
1.2%
34
34
Product Performance
Product Performance
1.2%
1.2%
35
35
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
1.2%
1.2%
36
36
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
1.2%
1.2%
37
37
Engineering Design
Engineering Design
1.1%
1.1%
38
38
New Product Introduction
New Product Introduction
1.1%
1.1%
39
39
RF
RF
1.1%
1.1%
40
40
Windows
Windows
1%
1%
41
41
OEM
OEM
1%
1%
42
42
Test Equipment
Test Equipment
1%
1%
43
43
SQL
SQL
1%
1%
44
44
Design Changes
Design Changes
1%
1%
45
45
API
API
0.9%
0.9%
46
46
SPC
SPC
0.9%
0.9%
47
47
Ppap
Ppap
0.9%
0.9%

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