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LEAD PRODUCT ENGINEER

Atlanta, GA 30303
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Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Travel: \u003C/strong\u003ETypically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003EThe knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Years of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E7 years\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Physical Requirements:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. 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Posted: 2019-12-27 Expires: 2020-03-15

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