Newell Brands Prototype ModelingTechnician in Huntersville, North Carolina

Position Title: Prototype Model-Maker Engineer - Food Division

Location: Huntersville, NC

Reports to: Manager, Upstream Technology, Testing

Job Responsibilities by Capability:


  • Deliver high quality prototypes needed by R&D and Marketing to ensure project completion on time, target, and cost.

  • Operate Rapid Prototype Equipment

  • Receive CAD and upload to RP software

  • Prepare and Run RP

  • Post process parts

  • Maintain Rapid Prototype Equipment

  • Organizational expert on prototyping techniques

Model Shop Management

  • Maintain model shop in a clean, safe, and orderly condition

  • Maintain and purchase supplies and materials needed for day to dayoperations

  • Train others to safely use shop equipment

Cross Training

  • Willingness to learn how to operate a CMM to support heavy fluctuationsin product development activities

  • Learnand execute various Food test procedures as needed


  • Support and build testfixtures as needed

  • Assist productdevelopment engineers in all phases of testing

  • Assist in brainstormingactivities in product development

  • Cross section parts for analysis



  • Must possess creative and mechanical abilities as well as understand the use of shop equipment (milling, lathes, band saws, etc.) to produce necessary prototype parts.

  • 5-7 years experience in prototyping and model making

  • Experience operating and troubleshooting rapid prototype equipment

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Thorough shop organization, knowledge, experience

  • Demonstrates knowledge of problem solving techniques andmethodologies

  • Demonstrates good communication skills-verbal and written

  • Ability to be a self-starter that can work independently or in ateam environment

  • Willingness to be cross trained to perform other test lab duties

  • Journeyman certification and/or Engineering Technology Degreepreferred

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Marmot®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, and Yankee Candle®. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.