Product Engineer

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Who We Are:

The Duravent Group is a recognized global technology leader in the HVAC industry, first-to-market with innovations in venting systems. Founded in 1956, our company is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, and has 15 locations across Canada, Mexico and the United States. Duravent leads with best-in-class design and manufacturing capabilities, world-class distribution networks, and customer-first service and support. We manufacture a wide breadth of venting systems for residential hearth and heating appliances, commercial roofing products and venting for generators, boilers as well as grilles, registers and diffusers for both residential and commercial forced air heating systems. We ensure quality and drive safety through scientifically proven materials and unequaled engineering.

Duravent acquired Grand Rapids-based Hart & Cooley in 2021. A leader in the HVAC industry since 1901, the Hart & Cooley acquisition brings a legacy of quality and service, robust manufacturing and distribution capabilities, and a suite of trusted brands into the Duravent family.

As a combined company, Duravent is uniquely positioned as the next generation leader in interior climate technology industry. Our team of passionate professionals needs you! Come join us and help us build for the future!

This Role:

Our collaborative Product Design team is seeking a Product Engineer located at our Huntsville, AL production facility. This will be a full time (Mon-Fri), mainly in-person role reporting to the corporate Director of Engineering.

What You Will Do:

This Product Engineer will be responsible for product design support across multiple Duravent product lines. They will report remotely to the corporate engineering director (located in Michigan) and serve as an important liaison between the corporate engineering team and local production/engineering team. This role will be a great fit for an experienced candidate seeking the freedom to plan, execute, and monitor engineering projects from inception to completion.

How You Will Do It:

Serve as laison between corporate product engineering and local/plant engineering teams

  • Act as first line support for product fit/form/function questions
  • Maintain awareness of production issues, explore product design changes that could improve/alleviate production issues
  • Manage product creation and engineering changes (see below)

Serve as primary product engineer support for the custom engineering (‘specials’) group for commercial products (Milcor roof, pressure stack products)

  • Convert sketch and 2D concepts into 3D prints
  • Partner with local engineering/production team to prepare and optimize (new or changed) products for fabrication
  • Ensure accurate flow of BOM/bill of material information through ERP system (Oracle)
  • Continually evaluate/redesign products for improved process, performance, quality and profitability

What We’re Looking For:

  • Current work authorization in the U.S. without requiring future visa sponsorship (required)
  • Bachelor’s level engineering degree strongly preferred, mechanical engineering ideal
  • 2-3 years of previous engineering experience in a production setting (required)
  • Willingness to travel up to 5% of time (ability to travel US/CA/MX.
  • Experience with Solidworks or CREO preferred.

What We Offer:

  • 401(k) with match
  • Thirteen Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance (variable per state)
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Plan

EEOC Statement:

Duravent is an equal opportunity employer committed to making employment decisions solely on valid job requirements. We provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability or veteran status.

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