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Newton, Iowa
United States
Position type:
Full Time
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Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Project Engineer


Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World


At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose - to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


UL is seeking a Project Engineer to join our Consumer Product Lab in Newton, IA with experience in the consumer product design and implementation process.

This position involves using engineering training and experience to assist our clients in improving their products. Tasks will vary widely and may include project management, quoting, electro-mechanical design, technology research, root cause analysis, test plan development, customer training, and other tasks in the product development process.
  • Projects will be across a wide variety of industries.
  • Experience with sheet metal and plastic part design is important, as is a strong understanding of testing including general reliability principles.
  • Project work type will vary including CAD design, design analysis, root cause investigation, specification review, test planning, and project management.

The position will require occasional irregular travel to visit clients.


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering/technology (Electrical/Mechanical) from ABET accredited program
  • Four years' minimum experience, preferably working with consumer product design and lab equipment.
  • Manufacturing experience added to design experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Solid Works and/or Creo (preferred)
  • At least 2 years' project management experience
  • A green or black belt in lean sigma is a plus, but not required
  • Experience working with customers to define project scope
  • Experience presenting project results directly to customers
  • Ability to create and execute project schedules