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Product Development Associate

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • Salary: $60,000-$75,000/yr.

Website Grace Bio-Labs

Key Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Serve as primary contact between customer and engineering team to document specification/solution requirements
  • Develop, maintain, and update product specifications and associated equipment procedures
  • Demonstrate material selection expertise (adhesives, plastics, silicones) to suit product application
  • Design articles using SolidWorks, or similar CAD program
  • Hands-on build of prototypes and proof of concept articles
  • Fabricate parts using laser cutters, fixtures, presses, and company proprietary techniques
  • Acquire quotes for materials and services from vendors as required
  • Develop and execute quality assurance testing programs for product performance
  • Determine and maintain detailed material and labor needs for costing
  • Manage scheduling to assure on time production and delivery
  • Maintain and enforce all company safety, environmental, and department requirements Minimum


  • 3 + years with Hands-on research, product evaluation, testing, user-validation or product fabrication skills
  • 3+ years in product development, project management or equivalent production deliverable
  • Demonstrated ability to follow product development processes and protocol
  • Proven ability to plan, execute, and document technical specifications experiments
  • Proficiency with commonly used machining, vision systems, fabrication, or laboratory equipment
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks / like CAD software and applications
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage deadlines
  • Strong oral, analytical and written communication skills
  • Engineering Degree preferred but not required

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