24 days old

Senior Design Engineer, Innovation

Atlanta, GA 30339
JobTitle: Senior Design Engineer, Innovation
Job ID: 402455_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Sr. Design Engineer is a business partner to the merchandising teams and is responsible for program managing new product development (NPD) initiatives across a diverse range of product categories.

The engineer will collaborate with internal teams, vendors, design agencies, and other third party resources to develop innovative product concepts. Knowledge in proof-of-concept prototyping and design for manufacture and assembly is essential for success in this role as well as having good business acumen and financial knowledge of key terms, which will aid the engineer in relating the information to the Merchant community in a constructive and collaborative manner. The engineer works in a team environment as an individual contributor.


50% - Directly responsible for program managing NPD efforts, timelines, and deliverables while tracking expense and return on investment including;

  • Opportunity sizing and merchandising alignment
  • In-store date backout schedule creation and maintenance
  • Conducting milestone review meetings with appropriate stakeholders
  • Early supplier engagement and selection inclusive of development contract negotiations
  • Facilitating project transitions to core engineering teams for onboarding
    25% - Performing feasibility studies on NPD projects, including proof-of-concept prototyping,      researching product categories and industries to uncover NPD opportunities

    25% - Working cross functionally with merchandising, brand, trend and design, IP council, and other technical teams to ensure their feedback is incorporated into the process

    Reports to Senion Manager of Engineering

    Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

    Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


Posted: 2022-04-25 Expires: 2022-05-25

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