General - Sr. Product Engineer

Miami, OK 74354, USA Req #1793
Friday, June 14, 2024

Scepter, a Myers Industries Company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of portable plastic containers for marine, consumer and military applications. Through smart choices and smarter design, the business doubled in size, started winning innovation awards, and earned a full 95% of the global marine fuel tank market. For the military, Scepter developed better packaging for the safe handling and storage of heavy caliber ammunition, converting from metal to plastic as the new standard. Their military fuel can is known by armies the world over as a “Scepter Can.”   When Scepter turned its attention to the retail market, the company soon became trusted throughout the world for producing rugged, ergonomic, and easy-to-use fuel containers. Steady growth and expansion ensured Canada operations were strengthened with the purchase of a key facility in the heartland of America. 

General & Administrative - Sr. Product Engineer

DEPARTMENT:                     Quality & Engineering

REPORTING TO:                  Director of Quality & Engineering

SUMMARY:  Integrate newly developed or enhanced product, components, and systems with machine and/or assembly platforms through design, manufacturing, and validation of molded plastic components, sub-assemblies, sub-components, and full systems.


  • Research, develop, and evaluate design concepts including materials, specifications, equipment, or machines.
  • Perform or facilitate installation/testing related to the product, system, or process.
  • Determine purpose, application, and feasibility of new or enhancement of existing products or processes.
  • Create and update documentation for design revisions through the phases of the project and engineering change management.
  • Work with external customers, distributors, vendors, or suppliers to initiate new designs/enhancements to solve problems.
  • Coordinate engineering efforts and provide engineering assistance to internal teams or external customers.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering design, methods, and applications.
  • May provide or assist with training needs as it relates to new or existing products or processes.
  • May assist with quote or request for quote process.
  • Performs technical work that does not require previous experience.
  • Works independently, as well as with a team.


  • BS in Engineering with 3+ years experience in Mechanical Design.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment/company.
  • Experience in 2D & 3D computer aided drafting (CAD) systems such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Good understanding of PPAP, Control/Inspection Plans, PFMEA, problem solving tools such as 8D’s, 5 Why’s, Fish bone diagram and Process mapping;
  • Experience with Root Cause identification and Corrective Action implementation;
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and outside contacts (Customer, Sister Company, Other departments, Suppliers);
  • Proficient working abilities within Microsoft applications: Word, Excel and Power Point.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work conditions consistent with a general office environment. Frequent exposure to manufacturing facilities requires the ability to use all necessary safety equipment. Standing and walking are frequent and required.

Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Family SG&A
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Miami, OK 74354, USA