Associate Product Development Engineer

Therma-Tru Doors

Therma-Tru Doors

Maumee, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Company Description

At Fortune Brands Innovations, we believe that our innovation and success are fueled by the passion of our people and the strength of our teams. Together, we work to fulfill dreams of home by aligning around common goals, being agile in the face of change, holding ourselves accountable, and acting with integrity and transparency. We succeed when everyone belongs and strive to build a Home for All where all associates can be their true, authentic selves at work. Learn more about our culture here

Job Description

Fortune Brands Innovations has an opening for an Associate Product Development Engineer to join our Product Development team.


  • Assist teams with problem solving and failure analysis using engineering analysis tools
  • Assist design and development engineering on assigned projects from concept to production. Provide engineering support and technical assistance to all engineering customers, both internal and external
  • Work together with team members to develop capable, cost effective manufacturing and assembly processes concurrent to product design activities to insure robust designs are delivered
  • Interact with Marketing, Sales, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Designers, Purchasing, and suppliers to meet the specifications and needs of the customer in the development of new, reliable products for the market
  • Assist and actively participate in Design Reviews / DFM / DFA for new products
  • Assist in resolving multiple complex engineering problems simultaneously in a multiple team environment
  • Proactively compile, prepare and present data for timely project updates and technical presentations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required
  • Prior Co-op/Internship experience including exposure to product development is strongly preferred
  • Experience with 3-D modeling software
  • Exposure to the following areas:
    • Failure Analysis and scientific problem solving
    • FEA, FMEA, DOE and DFMA
    • Use of engineering principles. i.e. fluid, mechanical and thermal
    • Interpretation of statistics related to manufacturing processes and part design
    • Collaborative problem solving techniques
    • Geometric dimensioning and tolerances
    • Analysis of component / assembly tolerance stack-up’s
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to approximately 10% of the time both domestically and internationally
  • Ability to effectively work with domestic and international partners with different culture and view points
  • Written and verbal communication skills for dealing with multiple levels of staff, customers and suppliers

Additional Information

At Fortune Brands Innovations, we support the overall health and wellness of our associates by offering comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company contribution, product discounts, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays per policy), inclusive fertility / adoption benefits, and more. We offer numerous ERGs (Employee Resource Groups) to support inclusivity and our associates’ feeling of belonging at work.

Fortune Brands Innovation (FBIN) is built on industry-leading brands and innovation within our operating segments: water, outdoors and security. We have an impressive track record of strong financial results, market outperformance and growth, which translates into career and professional growth opportunities for associates. Please visit our website at to learn more

Equal Employment Opportunity

FBIN is an equal opportunity employer. FBIN evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable Accommodations

FBIN is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.