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FNA Group

7152 99th Street
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Phone: (847) 348-1500
Fax:      (847) 882-7229

Email: cservice@fna-group.com

Customer Service

Gas-powered equipment: (877) 362-4271
Electric-powered equipment: (800) 381-0999

 

Work Hard. Play Hard.

FNA Group employees are champions. We work hard to succeed individually and as a team. We are competitive people who delight in our endeavors. We are intelligent, engaged and enjoy a good challenge. We move fast. We run to change – and foster change when it’s right for our organization and our customers. We champion Functional Innovation™.

We are always interested in great talent and energy. Please send us your resume with a cover letter to careers@fna-group.com telling us about your interests and expertise.

  • Primary Purpose:

    Under the direction of the VP of Research and Innovative Product Development, the Mechanical Engineer is responsible for evaluating product design concepts, development of mechanical concepts and generating final mechanical drawings for product tooling and/or manufacture. This position supports the activities of both engineering and some production/manufacturing.

    Essential Duties:

    • Analyze, design, develop, and maintain products; assist in commercialization.
    • Assist in identifying and organizing requirements. Apply usability procedures and principles at project or product-line level or through customer input.
    • Build prototypes, products, and systems for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations.
    • Design testing procedures and coordinate testing. Conduct tests, document results, and develop client presentation.
    • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, codes, and other artifacts.
    • Evaluate engineering approaches and risks to produce and iterate development plans.
    • Contribute to design standards and support design reuse.
    • Write technical reports, papers, articles, presentations, and patents.
    • Other tasks assigned by upper management.

    Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of SolidWorks 3D modeling, 2D drafting, FEA structural simulation, and flow simulation.
    • Hands on experience with machining, fabrication, and plastics.
    • Understanding of product development cycle, from concept to market.
    • Strong analytical skills balanced with creativity and innovation.
    • Knowledge in tolerance analysis and fluids dynamics.
    • Strong effective communicator both verbal and written.
    • Ability to work in a fast pace environment of constant change.
    • Self-directed individual who works well within a team environment.
    • 3D Printing familiarity.

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree required; in mechanical engineering or in a similar discipline.
    • Previous experience in the Outdoor Power Equipment or Power Tools industry is highly preferred but not required.
    • Experience working in a multi-channel retail business/industry.

    Safety

    Follow and adhere to all company safety policies and safety regulations. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.

    Other Duties as Assigned

    Other duties could include working in other areas to provide support during absences or shortage of staff.

    Equipment Used

    Testing Station, gas/oil vacuum, automated power lift stations, hand tools, electrical equipment and tools. Usage of computer, phone, filing cabinet and other necessary office equipment required.

    Working Conditions

    More than moderate walking, standing, and/or climbing; lifting and carrying, stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching. Work outside and inside; work around machinery with moving parts; work around moving objects or vehicles; exposure to heat, cold, dampness, and humidity; exposure to slippery and uneven surfaces Position may require some travel.

    To Apply:

    Send your resume to: Jennifer Daniels, HR Manager

    E-mail: jdaniels@fna-group.com

  • Primary Purpose:

    The role of the Industrial Product Designer, under minimal supervision, will combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create a variety of functional and appealing product designs that enhance and support the value of our brands. Industrial Product Designer is passionate about creating excitement through thoughtful product concepts and improving the consumer experience while using the next generation of power cleaning products

    Essential Duties:

    • Design and develop new products and components.
    • Analyze the requirements, capabilities and performance of new and existing products. Communicate orally and in writing with personnel at all levels regarding the technical details of new and existing products. Such communication may include, but is not limited to: Analysis of products, assemblies and components drawings and sketches that conform to drawing standards.
    • Research potential new product developments, new processes, and/or new sources
    • Design, develop, and lead tests to qualify new products and to support changes to existing products. Lead the activities of a product development team.
    • Use CAD programs to develop concepts and designs. Procure components and services for development of prototype hardware.
    • Assemble and evaluate the performance of prototype hardware.
    • Review and act on supplier non-conformance. Be instrumental in cost avoidance and cost reduction activities.
    • Process customer and in-house engineering sample requests. Assist with the on-going short term reliability test program.
    • Provide the Engineering Manager with the technical information for the monthly Engineering Report.

    Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of SolidWorks 3D modeling, 2D drafting, FEA structural simulation, and flow simulation.
    • Hands on experience with machining, fabrication, and plastics.
    • Understanding of product development cycle, from concept to market.
    • Strong analytical skills balanced with creativity and innovation.
    • Knowledge in tolerance analysis and fluids dynamics.
    • Strong effective communicator both verbal and written.
    • Ability to work in a fast pace environment of constant change.
    • Self-directed individual who works well within a team environment.
    • 3D Printing familiarity.

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Previous experience in the Outdoor Power Equipment or Power Tools industry is highly preferred but not required.
    • Experience working in a multi-channel retail business/industry.

    Safety

    Follow and adhere to all company safety policies and safety regulations. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.

    Other Duties as Assigned

    Other duties could include working in other areas to provide support during absences or shortage of staff.

    Equipment Used

    Testing Station, gas/oil vacuum, automated power lift stations, hand tools, electrical equipment and tools. Usage of computer, phone, filing cabinet and other necessary office equipment required.

    Working Conditions

    More than moderate walking, standing, and/or climbing; lifting and carrying, stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching. Work outside and inside; work around machinery with moving parts; work around moving objects or vehicles; exposure to heat, cold, dampness, and humidity; exposure to slippery and uneven surfaces Position may require some travel.

    To Apply:

    Send your resume to: Jennifer Daniels, HR Manager

    E-mail: jdaniels@fna-group.com

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