Sustaining Project Engineer I

Job Function:
Engineering

Location:
US, IL, Bolingbrook

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Sustaining Engineering Manager, the Sustaining Project Engineer I will participate in design improvement projects to existing G&W Electric’s products. 

 Position Responsibilities

  • Lead technical side of the project from the idea to the completion of the validation tests.

  • Design components for Medium Voltage switchgear per specification.

  • Interface with purchasing and vendors in the selection and approval of component parts and assemblies.  

  • Construct and test prototype components or assemblies as required in the change management, validation, and approval processes.

  • Prepare written documentation of processes, material requirements, test results, and project activity as required.

  • Provide Engineering support to Sales/Marketing and Manufacturing on new and existing products and processes.

  • Develop schedules, coordinate and manage projects of minor to major size with little to no supervision.

  • Consult with Customer representatives to discuss product requirements and specifications when design or manufacturing problems are involved.

  • Prepare budget and resource information regarding projects or parts of projects in the area of responsibility.     

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 0-3 year’s progressive experience in Engineering design and/or development.

  • Work on highly technical and involved projects constantly challenged with new problems with some supervision.

  • Root-cause analysis and computer analysis programs (FEA, kinematic & dynamic analysis).

  • Able to create innovative designs.

  • Able to use small hand and power tools.  

  • Some experience with PRO-E or other 3-D CAD systems. 

  • Good understanding of statics and material properties. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate 

  • Able to read and interpret technical standards

  • Able to write technical documents, like test reports, engineering standards, and technical papers with some supervision.

  • Wide degree of creativity.

  • High degree of initiative to finish tasks on time.

  • Drive to learn new methodologies.

Preferred:

  • 3 or more years of progressive experience in Engineering design and/or development.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:

  • General Office Environment, PC use.
  • Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less).
  • Stooping.
  • Standing.

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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