Anatomy of a Product Design Engineer

| April 21, 2017

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Product Design Engineering is a field that’s both challenging and rewarding. But what makes a Product Design Engineer tick? What makes a professional stand out among the crowd in this highly competitive field? What skills and expertise do aspiring PDEs need to obtain to increase their odds of landing roles with some of the world’s most influential companies – such as Microsoft, Toshiba, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, and others?

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Summit Engineering is a multi-discipline engineering firm located in the heart of Sonoma County's wine country. We have divisions in Civil, Structural, Electrical/Lighting Design and Water/Wastewater engineering.

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