R&D Engineer
Brooklyn Park, MN 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description


The R&D Design Engineer position contributes to both new product development and current product support reporting to the Technical Team Manager. You will apply principles and techniques of mechanical engineering and analysis in designing components, systems, & mechanical functions for floor maintenance products including autonomous variants.


  • Designs & documents components & systems using CAD

  • Develops engineering analysis & contributes to testing criteria & evaluation

  • Collaborates within a technical & cross functional team to ensure design meets requirements, providing the best balance of features, cost, & quality

  • Drives prototype construction and evaluation of design concepts


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering education.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a mechanical design environment

  • Ability to support occasional travel


  • Strong technical communication skills

  • Desire to work in an agile development manner and a collaborative team environment

  • Exposure to a variety of different component manufacturing methods

  • Results-oriented approach with execution at the right quality level for success

  • Solid decision making & problem-solving skills

  • Commitment to continuous learning & the 'fail quickly' design approach

  • Positive approach to engineering problems, and a willingness to have fun


  • Computer savvy with expertise in MS Office (Excel, Teams, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Experience in Creo CAD modelling & Windchill data management

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP

Let's create a cleaner future together

Clean is changing.Today, cleaning is a key contributor to health and safety, and a new clean is emerging, driven by technology and innovation. At Nilfisk we are a driving force in this development, and we work as one team with one agenda, supporting each other across an exciting, dynamic organization. Being part of Nilfisk means having the freedom to speak your mind and do what you do best. You will thrive by having a hands-on approach and the drive to bring your great ideas to life. At Nilfisk you can lead, innovate and collaborate for a cleaner future. Are you ready to make a change?

We embrace diversity and equality with an environment of inclusion. We encourage everyone to apply for the position, regardless of origin, race, ethnicity, religion, physical or mental ability, gender, gender-identity or expression, sexual orientation, and age.

Nilfisk offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account with Company Contribution, 401K with Company Match, Long and Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Legal Plan, Parental Leave, Paid Vacation and Sick Time, Paid Volunteer Day, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Reimbursement, Scholarship opportunities, etc.

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Nilfisk, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about our status as an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer by viewing the federalKNOW YOUR RIGHTSEEO poster.

Equal opportunity It is the policy of Nilfisk not to discriminate any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Nilfisk to take action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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