Bedrock: Product Developer

$15.00 - $18.00 hourly
  • Kaspar Companies
  • Shiner, TX, USA
  • Oct 01, 2021
Full-time Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

The product developer will oversee the design and building processes of all truck beds used and created for manufacturing and sale.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
· Work directly with customers on custom design needs
· Define the manufacturing process and quote the job for the customer
· Ensure the manufacturing team understands the quote and help with the initial manufacturing order to make sure customer needs are met
· Design and build pre-production models of new products. The products will vary but not limited to new bed series and kits. This will require working with manufacturing to build the pre-production products
· Work with manufacturing to assist in manufacturing improvements. Improvements include processes, tooling, material handling flow and all other processes
· Work at trade shows as needed
· Visit with customers on an as needed basis
· Travel up to 40% may be required
· All other duties assigned by management

Skills:
· Carpentry and woodworking skills preferred
· Thorough knowledge of equipment used within the department
· Excellent oral and written communication skills required
· Ability to plan for day to day operations to meet deadlines
· Ability to maintain a clean, neat, and appealing work environment

Qualifications:
· High school education and diploma required
· At least 4 years experience in department or similar work environment required
· Thorough knowledge of all equipment and process
· Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years
· Must be able to supervise and motivate employees to increase turnaround times
· Must be able to obtain forklift license

Physical Requirements:
· Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (33% - 75% of time)
· Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (10% - 25% of time)
· Lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally (0% - 33% of time)

Work Environment (this position requires that the employee be able to work in and around the following elements):
· Indoors and Outdoors
· Loud Environments
· Extreme heat or cold (weather-related)
· Wet or humid conditions (weather-related)
· Fumes from equipment or airborne particles