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Product Engineer I

Company: American Outdoor Brands
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • All aspects of engineering design and development for products for the company, including:
  • Design
  • Documentation
  • Quality
  • Product testing
  • Improvements and problem resolution
  • Technical guidance in design and development areas
  • Documentation standards and records (computer and product specs)
  • Product verification and validation
  • Root cause analysis

  • Adhere to and improve the company's New Product Induction Process (NPI)
  • Act as Project Champion for NPI projects including cost, quality, schedule, compliance, etc. while maximizing the quality and output of the NPI process.
  • Responsible for improving engineering costs, quality or design of existing products.
  • Collaborate with purchasing, marketing, and supply base in relation to NPI.
  • Build and maintain professional, constructive working relationships with other departments and with suppliers.
  • Resolve quality and customer support issues by lending expertise to respective departments.
  • Work safely as well as identify and report any safety hazards immediately.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in personal area and all common areas.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Standards

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Experience: 1-3 relevant years' of experience, 2-5 years preferred
  • Pro Engineer/CAD skills
  • Microsoft Office


  • Manage and prioritize time and resources.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Project management.
  • Type accurately.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Good organizational skills
  • General office equipment.
  • Judgment and problem solving skills based on advanced or technical concepts.

Special Requirements:

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Travel of approximately 5% of the time, some international travel is required.
  • Some work is required in "off-hours" due to global nature of the business.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer.
  • Ability to move about facility on regular basis to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.
  • Visual and hearing acuity.

Safety Hazards: General office environment, with some exposure to plant environment, with fork lift and other general hazards.

Note: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

Drug Free Work Environment


Keywords: American Outdoor Brands, Columbia , Product Engineer I, Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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