Special-Lite manufactures engineered architectural products, which includes commercial entrance systems, interior aluminum (Type II) framing with swing or sliding aluminum framed doors, and FRP restroom partitions. Our interior and exterior complete entrance system products are fiberglass or aluminum flush doors with many door face texture options including wood grain, aluminum monumental (stile & rail) doors, fiberglass and aluminum framing. Our engineered, made to order architectural products are used in new construction and renovation projects for educational, commercial, institutional, industrial and municipal applications. The company was founded in 1971 and pioneered the use of fiberglass reinforced polyester (FRP) material for door skins in the early 1980's, and today is the largest volume producer of commercial FRP doors in the United States.
Basic Functions: This position will be assisting in researching, designing, and developing new Special-Lite products, altering existing product designs to meet evolving or new code requirements, and supporting manufacturing with new processes, equipment and fixturing. This person will be expected to design, build prototypes, fixtures, produce drawings and documentation, controls and processes associated with Engineering. This position will entail a great deal of hands on work. This candidate should be familiar with writing test plans, technical specifications, project proposals, and document and release product designs and instructions. Knowledge and experience in architectural testing is a plus. Utilizing a strong mechanical aptitude, the successful candidate will actively participate in cross-functional team settings collaborating with Special-Lite engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, and external suppliers. This person will work independently on a given project and/or with other teams during the development process. The successful candidate will be assigned projects based on the urgency, which could be research and development, product development, and/or manufacturing related.
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