REMOTE - Sr. Store Fixture Design Engineer

at Universal Forest Products, Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Join our operations team where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits.

Join our Global Brands Business Unit where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits.

Job Summary
The Sr. Store Fixture Design Engineer is responsible for all aspects of store fixture design and engineering, using Autodesk Inventor for large divisional projects as well as multi-divisional projects, including, the preparation of drawings for customer approval and detail fabrication drawings for internal use. RFI and GC submittal knowledge is critical. Strong ability to examine and interpret fixture intent from commercial/retail construction drawing with supplemental documentation is required. The fixture designs produced must represent the customer's design intent while incorporating valuable, efficient engineering, which will result in customer satisfaction, excellent product quality, and maximum financial benefits for idX.

Location:can live anywhere in the United States

Travel: must be able to travel up to 25%

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

Ability to thoroughly examine and interpret fixture intent from commercial/retail/construction drawings, specifications, and supplemental documentation.

Ability to review RFI's from vendors and GC and responded with detailed and accurate answers within a quick time frame.

High level of experience interpreting commercial and retail construction drawings.

Substantial knowledge of commercial & retail millwork and display fixtures.

Be able to work with field installers to ensure installation of product is seamless.

Work closely with the production teams and provide input on construction methods and product design.

Work with multiple manufacturing sites and engineering teams to control the integration and completion of engineering projects.

Review and approve external shop drawings from vendors to ensure their design intent meet yours.

Create complete, accurate submittal drawings for customer review and sign-off.

Making accurate, detailed shop drawings for both internal and outsource production/fabrication facilities.

Be able to communicate verbally and in writing design intent and problem-solving direction to both customers and internal departments.

Work out drawing issues/solutions with other departments, i.e. production shop.

Strong ability to pay attention to detail.

Able to travel to job sites and other divisions as required.

Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving of engineering designs.

Produce drawing specifications for customer and production based on the prescribed design using the corporate standard for engineering/drawing, Autodesk Inventor and Vault.

Review and produce fixture designs in compliance with idX engineering standards, customer requirements and any other related specifications established for the specified project.

Find, source and develop fixture details and purchased parts that achieve design intent resulting in a cost-effective solution.

Collaborate with production team to ensure idX manufacturing standards are incorporated into fixture designs.

Create Methods of Manufacturing (MoM) for all manufactured wood/metal/plastic products.

Work with procurement to ensure timely ordering of buyout/long delivery items to meet the project plan.

Be able to learn and understand idX's ERP system, Epicor, as it pertains to engineering functions.

Maintain, track, and update all drawing revisions to the Methods of Manufacturing (MoM) established.

Evaluate and approve design changes, ECR's, and drawing releases.

Prioritize cost savings throughout all processes, offering value engineering suggestions and ensuring we are not compromising cost of quality.


5+ years' experience as a Project Engineer in a wood and/or metal manufacturing environment, store fixture industry strongly preferred.

5+ years' experience working with Autodesk Inventor, Vault and/or Solidworks.

Proven ability to manage and successfully execute a complete product design, engineering details, and production release program.

Broad understanding of manufacturing techniques in the wood and/or metal industries.

Knowledge of multi-materials including wood, metal, plastics, glass, etc.

Knowledge of drafting standards, mathematics, science, and engineering technology.

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Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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Job Posting: 1279721

Posted On: Jun 19, 2024

Updated On: Jul 02, 2024

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