Project Engineer I

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.

Position Summary: This position operates with minimum supervision and instructions. Participate in design, quality, and cost reduction improvement projects to existing products, along with new vendor validation and value-added parts consolidation projects.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interface with purchasing and vendors in the modification and approval of component parts.
  • Construct and test prototype components or assemblies as required in the change Management, validation, and approval processes.
  • Lead technical side of the project from the idea to the completion of the validation tests.
  • Prepare written documentation of processes, material requirements, test results and project activity as required.
  • Develop schedules, coordinate, and manage projects of minor to major size.
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Prepare budgetary and resource information regarding projects or parts of projects in area of responsibility.
  • Provide technical support to sales/marketing and manufacturing of new and existing products and processes.
  • Design components for Medium Voltage switchgear per specification.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Discipline
  • 0 – 3 years of Engineering experience.
  • 0 – 3 years of CAD experience in creating 3D models and 2D prints.
  • Able to use small hand and power tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with 3D CAD software and PDM database system (Creo/Windchill preferred)
  • Experience with project management
  • Root-cause analysis and computer analysis programs (FEA, kinematic & dynamic analysis).
  • Good understanding of statics and material properties.
  • Able to read and interpret technical standards.

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. Together, we light 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.

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