Electrical Project Engineer, New Product Development

Job Function:

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.

NPD Project Engineer I

Position Summary: Support product realization through cross-functional team collaboration.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completing assigned tasks, assisting other members of the team, and helping to ensure project completion in accordance with the schedule.
  • Assists with completion of the Product Realization Stage Gate Requirements.
  • Creates and evaluate new product concepts
  • Assists with creation of the engineering test plan.
  • Assist with constructing and testing prototype components or assemblies as required in the development and approval process.
  • Support pre-test calculations and assist in test data review.
  • Assist with engineering analysis in design of new products and their subcomponents
  • Assist with troubleshooting and root cause analysis on the new and existing products
  • Write and/or approve project documentation (test reports, work instructions, customer manuals)
  • Interface with purchasing and vendors in the selection and approval of component parts and assemblies.
  • Provide Engineering support to Sales/Marketing and Manufacturing on new and existing products and processes.
  • Give direction to supporting personnel such as Designers, and Technicians.
  • Follow established procedures for creation and maintenance of CAD databases and libraries.
  • Participate in the review of engineering drawings prior to the release to manufacture.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical engineering.
  • 0 – 3 years engineering experience
  • Experience working on highly technical and involved projects.
  • Desire to be constantly challenged with new problems.
  • Basic technical knowledge in mechanical engineering, power engineering and/or electrical engineering.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical standards; understand and apply knowledge from technical white papers
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to use small hand and power tools

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

*G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

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