LEGO Systems, Inc. Associate Engineer in Enfield, Connecticut
Location USA, Enfield
Posted Date 12/05/2018
Job ID US8159
Here in LEGO we collaborate to create an extraordinary brand that inspires children, the builders of tomorrow
The Associate Engineer will work in cooperation with Engineering Manager & Tactical team to coordinate the packaging development process starting at concept phase through creation of customer ready displays.
Your specific tasks include:
As the Associate Engineer, you will work with our vendor’s design team to coordinate packaging and displays designed to established standards, troubleshoot problems involving design, materials and processes to provide customer facing solutions in timely and cost-effective manner.
Challenges and Opportunities
A key challenge in this role is the need to develop fact-based design criteria during the conceptual stage. Successful design criteria is a result of successfully working cross-functionally. This role must work in a collaborative manner with Sales, Supply Planning, Procurement, Marketing and vendors to influence team members in creating optimal packaging solutions. The right candidate will maintain industry knowledge of packaging solutions and influence account teams on innovative designs. These designs will result in cost savings, best practice inventory management solutions and a simplified production process.
The Associate Engineer will be a member of integrated team responsible for managing development process from concept to execution to produce a customer ready display or Tacticals. Tactical products deliver a strategic competitive advance that mobilizes LEGO sales team to gain incremental space, deliver promotions, execute focused campaigns and meet customer expectation necessary to drive top line sales. This position will manage a broad range of complexities; including coordinating display designs starting at conception phase, creation of material specifications necessary for production and Supply Chain, optimizing space, inventory management, and aligning cross-functional departments.
Do you have what it takes?
• 1-3 years experience; preferably in an engineering or a packaging related field
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business
• Strong communication skills; written and verbal
• Proven skills in problem solving, leading initiatives within a collaborative environment
• Demonstrated leadership experiences, collaboration, design and troubleshooting though prior work experience
• Experience with Microsoft Office products
•Project Management a plus
Bringing it to Life
Bringing it to Life
“When I first joined The LEGO® Group a colleague told me, “If you work alone you go quickly, but if you work with others you go far.” This is a good way of describing the collaborative culture here- at The LEGO® Group working together is extremely important.” – Sr. Director, Customer Logistics
Additional Details At the LEGO Group, we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive work environment that appreciates uniqueness and lives up to our motto “Only the Best is Good Enough”. Come to work in a purpose-driven company who celebrates children as role-models; whether it’s noshing on free snacks by the Buzz Lightyear model or engaging with global colleagues in our creative and collaborative environment, the LEGO culture will energize you to exceed your expectations.
We are also passionate in how we take care of our employees. LEGO is derived from the Danish phrase “Leg godt” which means “play well;” we want our employees to play well and be well. From competitive pay and bonus incentives, top-notch benefits, and on-site childcare, to working with a company who has promised to leave the planet better than they found it, you can feel good about working with us. Build your career, brick by brick, at The LEGO Group.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.
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