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Product Engineer - New Product Development Design Engineer

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 532224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $ 4 billion company with over 140 years of history and more than 12,000 employees worldwide. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI with manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the global reach to serve customers worldwide. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees.  Recently named one of Milwaukee’s Top Places to Work, we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. 




Primary Function

Performs advanced engineering tasks under supervision by a senior engineer. Provides technical leadership and guidance and assists in training less experienced engineers.


  • Responsible for engineering assignments requiring a broad knowledge of an engineering specialty.
  • Assists with development of control specifications
  • Supports engineering functions for a product or a product family from design through production.    
  • Testing control systems. 
  • Experimenting with new control systems and supporting components.
  • Documenting testing and generating reports. 
  • Creation of schematics and wiring diagrams. 
  • User of CAE tools such as Altium, Pads, MATLAB, LabView, FEA.  
  • Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field. 
  • Provides occasional support to manufacturing and acquires comfortable familiarity with manufacturing operations. 
  • Plans, conducts and coordinates engineering assignments, normally involving several smaller and less important projects or one major project.  
  • Participates in planning objectives and in brainstorming activities for specific needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Plastic injection molding experience a plus
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 
  • Communicates with other engineering functions including design, process, production, quality, and reliability. 
  • Basic understanding of computer programming languages 
  • Has a fundamental understanding of problem solving, troubleshooting and root cause analysis. 
  • Familiarity with basic test instrumentation (multimeters, oscilloscopes etc.). 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

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