Manufacturing Engineer-New Product Introduction (HID1408)

Eden Prairie, MN North AmericaUSEden Prairie, MN
HID Global
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Entry Level

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Everyday millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit


We are an exceptional team in pioneering new, people-centric approaches to power the trusted identities required to navigate the physical and cyber worlds with confidence. And we are actively looking for engineers, designers, product managers, supply chain experts, customer service and business professionals to join our rapidly growing team!


If you want to be part of pioneer players at a company that is changing the world, please read on!


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using SolidWorks CAD, be able to fully design and fully document robust complex mechanical tooling used in manufacturing environments
  • Check completed engineering drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications and accuracy of calculations, tolerances and dimensions
  • Investigate design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, system reliability and serviceability.
  • Identify and analyze design and manufacturing problems and provide solutions
  • Perform reliability analysis, tolerance stack ups, and Failure Modes and Effects analysis (FMEA).
  • Participate on multi-discipline development and corrective action teams. 
  • Assist in management of New Product Introduction transitions through design and into production
  • Support production efforts at global Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Responsible for developing and approving manufacturing processes for new product introductions
  • Coordination of prototype/beta builds
  • Contribute to VA/VE and cost reduction efforts for all products and processes


We are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to work with suppliers and contract manufacturers to fabricate prototype and production parts and related tooling
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple priorities at once
  • Possess ability to develop and implement metrics for manufacturing processes
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be proficient at conflict resolution


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-5 years of Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Design Experience
  • Experience with SolidWorks CAD
  • Experience with design/manufacturing of electro-mechanical products is preferred
  • Experience with design of assembly tools and fixtures
  • Experience in implementing and analyzing Statistical Process Controls
  • Experience with design of plastic parts, injection molding, machined parts, and electro-mechanical assemblies


In addition, successful candidates will have the following profile:

  • Experience with international contract manufacturers is preferred
  • Strong background in industrializing new product designs
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification or higher is desired
  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing tools and methodologies is preferred



HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran