Product Development Engineer – Lawn and Garden
Department: Lawn & Garden
Reports to: Director of Engineering (BU1 – Lawn and Garden)
Ardisam is an employee-owned company based in the heart of the Midwest. Passion drives our business as we work to become the most well-known name in various outdoor industries including hunting, ice fishing, gardening, camping and more. Since 1960, our Cumberland, Wisconsin Headquarters houses our rapidly growing team of over 130 employees. Our commitment to innovation and quality has been exceeding customer expectations for decades with no sign of slowing down. Our brands include but are not limited to: Earthquake Power Equipment, Eskimo Ice Fishing, Ion Ice Fishing, Rivers Edge Treestands, Barronett Blinds, Yardbird Chicken Pluckers, and Fusion Drill Powered Tools.
Ardisam, Inc. is a design, marketing, and importing company located in the heart of Northwest Wisconsin where the big woods meets farm country. We produce a variety of products under numerous brand names that make our hobbies and recreational activities more enjoyable. This position’s work includes but is not limited to outdoor products in the garden tilling, wood processing, poultry processing and property maintenance categories.
Ardisam Inc. is seeking an experienced product development engineer to lead the design and development of its Lawn and Garden Products. This position has a focus on the Lawn and Garden category but at times crosses over with our other divisions. This role is responsible for all phases of product development, from initial conception through final production. Product Development Engineers work with CAD designers, prototyping technicians, product line managers, quality staff, sales staff, and vendors (both domestic and foreign) to ensure that their designs are efficient to manufacture, successful in the marketplace and reliable in the field. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of consumer product design experience and a bachelor’s degree in engineering. The ability to analyze and solve problems effectively as well as making good decisions are imperative to the success of this position. This position reports to the Director of Engineering for the Lawn and Garden Business Unit.
Qualifications and Skills:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar. Those with a 2-year technical degree and 8+ years of consumer design experience will also be considered.
Compensation: Salaried Position
Location: On-site. This position requires significant team collaboration which is best accomplished in person and not remotely.
Duration of Employment: Full Time
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Hours / Day: 8
Work Shift: First Shift
Travel: Some Travel Required
Ardisam, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ardisam, Inc. is a Substance Free Workplace and requires pre-employment drug screens.