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Product Development Specialist

Product Development Specialist

FXI has one of the largest and most diverse foam manufacturing and distribution networks in the industry. Our technology traces back to the very beginnings of the polyurethane foam manufacturing industry in the 1950s. From that springboard, we are pioneering ever greater innovations and applications for our amazing material.

 Our products are inside, around and under thousands of products that you use every day. As a leading Innovator and Strategic Player in the Home, Healthcare, Electronics, Industrial, Personal Care and Transportation Markets, we offer a challenging and rewarding team-oriented work environment.

 We have built a culture of innovation and achievement that is recognized by customers, suppliers and peers.


Join the FXI team

Basic Function: Produce drawings using AutoCAD and SolidWorks.  Provide Product Development and costing support to production, engineering, sales, customers, and other facilities.  Ensure correct customer specifications are communicated to production.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Develop new production methods to increase productivity, yield, and reduce cost.
  • Scheduling of contour parts using the fabrication nesting software (WinCAP).
  • Assist other facilities with programming and costing needs.
  • Assist production in problem solving and improving efficiencies.
  • Develop and design new parts per customer’s request.
  • Demonstrate accurate parts costing and be proficient with the costing system and methods
  • Create, modify, and maintain plant layouts and mechanical drawing for entire facility.
  • Create and maintain accurate BOMs and Routings in SAP.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate Degree or 3 – 5 years of experience in related field.
  • Must be a motivated individual who works well both with a team and independently,
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, AutoCAD – 2D Drawing
  • Communicate well in English with effective and legible writing skills
  • Furniture industry knowledge a plus
  • Hands on experience with Lean Manufacturing including VSM, Time Study, 6S, Standard Work a plus

Benefits Summary

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, basic and optional life insurance, short and long term disability protection, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance, and flexible spending accounts.

Join an industry leader and innovator.

FXI is an EEO employer.


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