Date:  May 10, 2024

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day.


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Summary: This position is a hands-on Mechanical Engineer with a focus on New Product Development.  This role is responsible for supporting all efforts related to the design, development, and integration of Mechanical and Electrical systems into our Pellet grilling products.  In this role, you will work with a global cross-functional team to design and implement ideas using CAD models, drawings, cost estimates, prototyping, and testing products.  This position will gather product requirements and translate them into actionable specifications. 



  • Lead fast paced, complex NPD projects from concept to completion
  • Develop solutions through requirements decomposition, Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA), P-Diagrams, and Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R)
  • Create and refine design solutions to identified product requirements, formalize designs with the use of CAD (SolidWorks) for sub-systems
  • Create and maintain Master Assembly (MASM)
  • Ensure that products are designed to meet all performance specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Work collaboratively with Quality, Manufacturing, Product, Sales, and Global Suppliers
  • Create complex models, drawings, and bill of material
  • Support prototype creation and models to validate designs including hands-on testing and iterative learning
  • Designs and runs test plans related to project work
  • Perform basic IP searches
  • Planning builds and minor projects
  • Supports non-NPD initiatives including the resolution of quality issues, cost reductions, and productivity initiatives
  • Knowledge of product lineup and competitive steps
  • Develop unique and innovative solutions for unmet customer needs and/or new features to maintain product leadership


  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Work Experience:

  • Minimum: 5+ years’ experience in a relevant field
  • Designing solutions that meet regulatory and safety requirements
  • SolidWorks: Proficiency with 3D modeling


  • Ability to direct others
  • Coaching
  • Understanding of the team roles and responsibilities


  • Independent self-starter who can manage and prioritize work based on departmental goals and objectives
  • Effective communication (written, spoken, meeting facilitation)
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Team Player
  • Results Oriented
  • Tolerance Analysis
  • GD&T
  • Six Sigma or Sigma Science
  • SolidWorks: sheet metal, surfacing, drawings, MASM, simulation
  • DFMEA, DVP&R, PPAP, Design for Assembly, Design for Manufacturing, Design for Reliability
  • Design for Regulatory and approval procedures

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago