Product Engineer
Madison, WI 
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Job Description
    Product Engineer

    Aprilaire is an industry leading manufacturer of healthy air solutions. We focus on indoor air quality by offering innovative technology that controls humidity, temperature, air purity, and ventilation. We believe that all of these aspects are critical in creating healthy air environments for families in their homes. That’s been our goal since 1954, when Aprilaire was established as part of Research Products Corporation, our parent company. Today we’re in over 7 million homes, and we’re not stopping there. We strive to enable every family to breathe better air and feel more comfortable in a healthy home.

    Aprilaire is seeking a technically-minded and forward thinking Product Engineer to join our Engineering team. In this role you will develop, maintain, and ensure conformance to specifications and performance of existing Aprilaire products.

    If you are looking for a fun work environment and a rewarding career, read on to check out the details of this this position and learn why Aprilaire is a great company to work for.

    • Responsible for supporting quality and performance of a product line
      • Subject matter and application knowledge
      • Manage Non Conformances
      • Monitor and respond to warrant issues
      • Engineering assessment for supplier qualification
      • Investigate competitive products
      • Assist in the development and maintenance of internal and published specifications
      • Support manufacturing process specification
    • Support or lead cross functional project teams for:
      • Cost reduction projects
      • Product enhancements
      • Problem solving and corrective actions
      • Process improvements
      • Special projects
      • New product development and introductions
    • Maintain product line operations
      • Edit, revise and approve product drawings
      • Product change orders
      • Manufacturing support
      • Purchasing support
      • Sales support
    • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or other technical degree. Five years of experience in a Sustaining Engineering, Design or Product Engineering role or related technical position(s)
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to develop simple yet persuasive lines of reasoning
    • Solid problem solving skills and methodology
    • Knowledge of basic psychometrics and analyzing processes used for heating, cooling, humidification and dehumidification is required
    • Experience with HVAC systems and/or refrigeration systems is highly desirable
    • Knowledge of or experience with sheet metal fabrication, injection molding, brazing and tube forming is desirable
    • Ability to understand and safely troubleshoot common electrical and electro-mechanical systems is desirable
    • Project management skills and ability to manage cross functional teams
    • Strong statistical skills
    • Problem solving, analysis and computer skills
    • Strong analytical and technical engineering skills and the ability to apply these skills to identify effective solutions
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word) and Project

    A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL! At Aprilaire, a division of Research Products Corporation, our employees are our most important resource. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits and unique perks, and why we create a shared purpose in giving back to our communities.

    We care about your health by providing...

    • a comprehensive health insurance plan
    • dental and vision insurance
    • flexible spending account
    • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including a company nurse/wellness educator and fitness programs and incentives)
    • sick leave pay

    We care about your wellbeing by providing...

    • vacation and holiday pay
    • summer hours
    • dress for the day (casual dress code)
    • free coffee and popcorn
    • employee discounts on Aprilaire (a Divison of Research Products Corporation) products
    • wireless discounts

    We care when you need it most by providing...

    • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans
    • employee assistant program
    • identity theft protection
    • bereavement pay

    We care about your financial wellness by providing...

    • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
    • three types of life insurance coverage
    • college savings plan
    • scholarship awards

    We care about your growth by providing...

    • tuition reimbursement program
    • learning and development opportunities

    We care about our community by...

    • giving back to local charities through fundraising, volunteering, and charitable events
    • sponsoring employees and immediate family members for their participation in charitable events

    Corporate Headquarters

    Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

    1015 East Washington Avenue

    P.O. Box 1467

    Madison, WI 53701-1467

    Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) En Español

    Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) En Español


    Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) En Español

    Aprilaire is an company.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    5+ years
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