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2018-05-202018-06-19

Eco-Inspired Design Engineer

Herman Miller
Holland, MI
  • Job Code
    129360

Eco-Inspired Design Engineer-18097

Position Description:

You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as an Eco-Inspired Design Engineer at Herman Miller and make both.


About this Opportunity
As an Eco-Inspired Design Engineer, you'll apply basic engineering principles, concepts, theories, and techniques in support of business objectives in a developing capacity and under direct supervision. You may also provide fundamental engineering leadership and expertise. You may conduct feasibility studies, determine manpower and cost estimates, and develop engineering criteria. You'll perform primary analyses to develop design options or recommendations for structures, systems, and components. You may also apply originality, ingenuity, and knowledge of other disciplines in solving basic technical issues. Emphasis in your work will be placed on your team participation, ability to plan, and ability to achieve results on assigned projects.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

  • Collect and compile product environmental attribute information, including recycled content, chemical characteristics, and life cycle impacts by completing Eco-Inspired Bills of Materials.
  • Update and maintain full material chemical inventories for raw materials.
  • Prepare documentation for relevant certifications.
  • Take good notes, showing your work and assumptions.
  • Use originality and ingenuity to apply solutions.
  • Apply basic engineering skills to your work assignments.
  • Apply basic problem-solving skills and execute solutions to basic problems.
  • Apply basic supply chain cost, value stream capabilities, and economic principles.
  • Complete engineering tasks under the direction of leadership.
  • Follow engineering and quality processes.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Seek and receive mentoring from senior level and Engineering leadership.
  • Seek the approval of the budget owner using the appropriate request process.
  • Work under direct supervision. Your work will be reviewed after completion to evaluate the soundness of judgments involved.


Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...

  • A Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Material Science, Environmental, or Product Engineering, or another relevant environmental discipline.
  • Zero to two years of professional engineering experience.
  • A basic knowledge of materials, chemistry and toxicology.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels in multiple departments, including Production, Engineering, Supply Management, and suppliers, as well as the ability to develop strong relationships.
  • The ability to assess priorities and determine a course of action with minimal day-to-day supervision and the ability to anticipate, recognize, and respond effectively to changes which affect project plans.
  • The ability to travel as required.
  • Basic knowledge in the use of common office automation, communication, software, tools, Herman Miller mainframe applications, and engineering-related software.
  • A basic problem-solving ability and the ability to apply engineering expertise to solving problems.
  • The ability to effectively react to changing priorities and workflow at the direction of supervision and the ability to anticipate, recognize, and respond effectively to changes which affect project plans.
  • An overall basic business sense and an understanding of how decisions impact business results.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.


Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.


Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.


Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Holland

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