Hello, Engineers! Spherion Staffing has multiple openings for long-term, Mechanical Engineers! Our client is located in Middleton, WI and is looking to fill these spots right away! This position will support the development of new products and platform technologies that will have significant impact on the competitiveness of Spherionâ€™s client. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Â· Lead the development efforts of personal care appliances in terms of product design, development, prototyping, and performance measurement & verification. Â· This is a hands-on position that requires strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, & analytical skills. This position requires high levels of output that may require extended work time. Â· Mechanical design of products utilizing CAD, (SolidWorks). Â· Mechanical design to include Proof of Concept, Alpha, & Beta prototype fabrication & performance verification. Â· Design, develop, & verify new products and concepts including Performance Capability, Product reliability, & Manufacturing validation. Â· Apply key NPD tools and analysis methodology throughout the product development and verification process. (FMEA, Weibull, FEA, DFM, DFMA, Rapid prototyping, CAD, & Stage Gate process). Â· Evaluate project feasibility and alternatives. Establish technical justification, objectives, specifications and time table. Â· Work closely with suppliers, vendors, and outside consulting firms during the new product development process. Â· Other duties as assigned. Required Skills Â· Strong understanding of product development & design related to materials applications, failure analysis, materials characterization, and mechanical testing. Â· Self-driven hands on, with good communication skills. Â· The ability to leverage the technical resources of our suppliers & other external sources. Â· Ability to travel in support of product launches as well as technical problem solving and analysis is required. Â· Must be able to work in a team environment, including cross-functional teams, and exert influence without alienating others. Â· Strong problem solving ability. Â· The ability to quickly understand scope and constraints of a problem and to develop solutions that meet timing, cost, business requirements and consumer needs. Â· Ability to clearly communicate ideas, processes, and technical requirements through effective written, graphic, and oral methods. Â· Demonstrated skills and methods of working with a wide variety of functional organizations to balance the Marketing desires with technology capabilities and product costs. Â· Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly. Â· Basic understanding of Lean, Kaizen, & Design for Manufacturing principles a plus. Â· Positive attitude with strong work ethic. Â· Knowledge of SolidWorks. Required Experience Â· BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Â· Minimum 4-5 year job experience as Mechanical Engineer.