Design Engineer

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Responsible for assisting in completing product designs and development for mechanical projects related to Snap-on’s business interests and customers.  Will apply new product development activities to new product concept and product improvement projects with emphasis on manufacturability, customer satisfaction, project time-frame, and potential profitability of designs.  Responsible for assisting in the development of the next generation products to exceed customer expectations.


  • Coordinate and complete basic product development projects.  Carry out ideas to enhance product and/or process performance in a timely manner.
  • Execute new product opportunities by using analytical and experimental techniques.
  • Exhibit learned technical techniques and judgement to achieve task completion.
  • Demonstrate skills and adopt technical background to reach relevant conclusions to meet customer needs and opportunities.
  • Enhance technical knowledge by further formal or informal education.
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Prepare technical reports and project documentation including conclusions and recommendations for future work.
  • Assist in designing and performing laboratory experiments to prove out concepts.


Able to carry out routine product tasks and/or process enhancements using basic theory, engineering principles, investigative techniques, analysis, and judgement.


B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or Science or combined appropriate education and experience equivalent to six years minimum.


Demonstrates ability to provide effective solutions to technical problems.


Experience with vehicle repair preferred.


The following individual characteristics:

  • strong technical skills
  • detail oriented
  • integrity and objectivity
  • good communication skills
  • flexibility and adaptability


The following competencies:

  • technical problem solving
  • project management skills
  • engineering analysis
  • innovation


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