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Product Development Engineer

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ORGANIZATION: PLANNED ACTS OF KINDNESS

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Job summary

We are looking for a Product Development Engineer to join our Professional Volunteer Success Team to advance new product development of innovative products that work to help solve global issues. As an experienced Product Development Engineer, you will have the opportunity to apply engineering fundamentals to technical challenges and navigate ambiguity to resolve problems to identify and define solutions.

Responsibilities

Understand the end use of products, determine fitness-for-use of materials, and effectively advance the specification development of new and derivative products

Work hands-on with prototype generation, material evaluation, and experimental design and execution

Drive the development and refinement of new test methods and characterization techniques in partnership with other functions

Identify critical uncertainties, designing targeted experiments, rapidly build new prototypes, define and assessing fitness-for-use, and drive commercialization and scale-up

Understand and evaluate the performance of relevant competitive product alternatives

Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in process, product, or new product/ materials development post-graduation

Solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals and ability to apply this knowledge to product development and challenging technical problems

Demonstrated ability to document, communicate, and present technical bodies of work

Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and influence cross-functional teams, as well as work independently all while adapting to a changing environment

Demonstrated ability to incorporate creativity in technical problem solving and critical thinking

Demonstrated ability to work hands-on in all aspects of project work including developing prototypes and/or test methods

Understanding Materials Engineering is a plus

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Location:

20 E BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NY 10002, US

Mission Statement

We are at the tipping point for humanity. The world is in crisis and this decade will determine the quality of life for billions of people. And like it or not, we are all in this together. The time for division is over: the fractional approach we use to solving global social issues like climate change, pollution, pandemics, social, economic, and health inequities doesn’t work. We must collaborate to succeed. We must collaborate to survive. To that end, we are launching the Collaboration Think Tank Network that brings influencers and hundreds of thought leaders from each of the five institutions - governments, businesses, non-profits, faith-based orgs, and schools -- to form teams that work together to provide actionable solutions to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of United Nations. Planet.

Description

Our goal is to have tens of millions of people in the United States and hundreds of millions of people around the world working together as One People One Planet on economic, environmental, and health issues that affect Quality of Life for kids, people, and the planet.

Through our education and action books, workshops, courses, events, programs, and initiatives, we are working to have our programs in all 200 countries providing quality of life for billions regardless of race, nationality, religion, age, gender, education, or income.

We invite you to "Be The Hero!" and join us in our Mission of building Quality of Life for all.

CAUSE AREAS

Environment
Health & Medicine
Hunger
Environment, Health & Medicine, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Product Development
  • System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-12 Hours Weekly on a Flex Schedule (can include evenings & weekends) The more time you devote, the greater your impact will be.
  • - Desire to Align with Org that Works for EVERYONE - Determination to Make a BIG Difference in Meaningful Ways - Willingness to LEARN New Systems - Willing to Take ACTION to Achieve Goals - Commitment to Put in the Effort/Time to BE THE HERO!

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