R and D Engineer in Maiden, NC at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

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    Maiden, NC
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 010625

Position will be responsible for engineering upholstered furniture to ensure efficient manufacturing without sacrificing aesthetics or quality. Works collaboratively with Corporate Merchandising , Plant Production Teams, and Research and Development in the creation, development and /or improvement of upholstery designs. Provides accurate and reliable engineering data, while working with other R&D Team Members as a lead or team member for numerous projects. Establishes and maintains Bill of Materials, item master, specifications, and JD Edwards database management. Works closely with the R&D Team to develop new options, raw materials, and supplies that may impact manufacturing or end consumer product.

Job Requirements

Engineering Degree (preferred) or minimum of a High School Diploma with 5 years of job related experience in a product development environment. 

Experience with AutoCAD 2D and 3D software ,and Microsoft Office Programs.

Understanding of upholstery processes and materials which include seating foundations, frame construction, and foam.

Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills are needed.

While performing the duties of this position, the associate will be in an office and plant environment. Noise level is minimal in office environment, with potential to some exposure to dust, heat, and noise in plant environment.

Position will require periods of prolonged sitting with occasional standing, bending or walking.


Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  We are an E-Verify Employer.