Design Engineer IV designs new products and makes improvements to existing products. May evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability and ensure project completion. Being a Design Engineer IV may oversee the work of other design engineers. Works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Additionally, Design Engineer IV requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Design Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group.