Senior Product Engineer Or Product Engineer

Steelcase | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 4/05/2022

What you will be doing:

Do you love to develop new products? Do you really enjoy taking ideas to reality? Do you love to tackle tough problems? At Steelcase we’re looking for a Product Development Engineer to develop global products working with our development partners around the world.

Who you are:

  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Can envision how the product and manufacturing processes can be developed together and how the product will function in the market
  • Strong verbal abilities as well as analytical skills
  • A high level of inquisitiveness over a number of areas; an avid curiosity about how things work
  • Ability to see multiple solutions to a problem; stays mentally open rather than prematurely choosing the “best solution”
  • Likes to work with your hands and use various methods of prototyping
  • Approaches and draws inspiration from a variety of sources
  • Has the ability to see solutions in other, sometimes unexpected, places and apply them to product solutions
  • Optimistically believes that a solution exists somewhere – just needs to look elsewhere to find it
  • Has a broad range of interests and a multidisciplinary point of view. Has an appreciation for Industrial Design, Marketing, Finance, Project Management, etc.
  • Has a love for exploring new ideas, places, and things outside as well as in work
  • Has a genuine and real passion for creating


  • In this position you will work in our new Global Innovation Center in Grand Rapids, MI with other product developers to create, develop, and implement new products. Some travel nationally and internationally is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent technical degree
  • Minimum 7 years work experience within mechanical engineering discipline for the Sr. Product Engineering position preferred
  • Minimum 4-7 years work experience within mechanical engineering discipline for the Product Engineering position preferred

Who we are:

Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the international leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to be more successful at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability, and develop insights in every part of our business.

Why people choose to work with us:

Let's start with the cool workspace—after all, that's our business. But that's just one of the ways we help people like you do their best work. We encourage curiosity and critical thinking, we embrace well-being in its broadest sense, and we provide mentoring and inspiration at every step of your career journey.

We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.

We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.

Job Type
Full time

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