Product Engineer in Novi, MI at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

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Job Description

Job Description


The Product Engineer is responsible from concept to launch (conception, design work, prototyping/samples, testing and validation) will lead the development of new product from inception to market.  Optimizing the cost of the products (NPD and TCP) will also champion cost reduction and facilitate problem solving with customer and manufacturing issues as they arise. Problem solving with compliance issue, root cause analysis and solutions.


  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop customized customer-centric designs
  • Reduces cost of product and increased production throughput, by presenting new design simplifications and existing product redesign
  • Is capable of interfacing with all functions in the organization, and administers required support activities
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Engineering and New Product Development to ensure that designs are both producible and robust
  • Supports aftermarket product modification and upgrade programs, through quick and accurate engineering analyses (FEA, stack up analysis, DOE etc.)
  • Performs risk analysis and presents findings to internal engineering and appropriate levels of management
  • Ensures design documentation is accurate and kept up-to-date, while driving design standardization across all product lines
  • Assesses design form, fit and function improvement opportunities, and develops a prioritized project queue
  • Travel requirements 20%
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineering (BS Material Engineering will be considered)
  • Minimum 5 years of new product development experience
  • Working knowledge of GD&T with ability to read and interpret documents (drawings, specifications, procedure manuals, etc.)
  • Understanding the results of the analysis of FEA and Modeling
  • Experienced in DFMEA and Stack up Analysis


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams
  • Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines
  • Decision Quality
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Written and Presentation Skills
  • Comfort Around Higher Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Listening
  • Functional/Technical


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The Company:

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $7 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft®, Plumbshop®, and Cobra®.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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