The Project Engineer II supports new product development by managing projects, assisting with Stage Gate requirements, and providing engineering analysis on new product designs. The Project Engineer II role works with cross-functional teams and has a healthy level of autonomy. Additionally, this role is responsible for managing portions of the new product design process.
Responsible for leading portions of the design process, completing assigned tasks, assisting other members of the team, and helping to ensure project completion in accordance with the schedule.
Develop schedules, coordinate and manage low complexity projects of with little to no supervision.
Prepares budgets and defines resource needs for projects or parts of projects in area of responsibility.
Assists with completion of the Product Realization Stage Gate Requirements.
Responsible for ensuring that project meets requirements of specifications and standards, while promoting error-proof assembly.
Responsible for creation of project test plan and completion of inside and outside test programs.
Construct and test prototype components or assemblies as required in the development and approval process.
Responsible for reviewing test data and ensuring testing is inline with the test plan and pre-test calculations, and meets or exceeds G&W requirements.
Perform engineering analysis in design of new products and their subcomponents
Perform root cause analysis and troubleshooting on the new and existing products and processes
Prepare written documentation of processes, material requirements, test results and project activity as required.
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.
Consult with Customer representatives to discuss product requirements and specifications when design or manufacturing problems are involved
Give direction to supporting personnel such as Engineers, 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. Responsible for final approval of applicable drawings.
Ensure that selected parts and processes meet project and company goals for cost efficiency and reliability.
May perform other duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering as required
3 years progressive experience in Engineering design and/or development which includes
Experience with 3D parametric modeling
Experience working on highly technical and involved projects. Desire to be constantly challenged with new problems.
Familiar with new product development Stage Gate Process.
Effectively communicate; prepare presentations, update reports and lead project meetings
Technical knowledge in the following categories required:
Motor operators, current and voltage sensing, impact of grounding and voltage surges, and powers systems.
Analog and digital circuit board design.
Electrical: Able to use soldering iron and appropriate small hand and power tools.
Mechanical: Able to use small hand and power tools.
Proven experience with computers; Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project
Electrical: SPICE software or equivalents
Able to write technical documents, like test reports, engineering standards and technical papers.
Able to read and interpret technical standards.
Experience with DFMEA strongly preferred
ProE/Creo and Finite Element a plus
Medium/high voltage electrical power systems
The ideal candidate will have a history of creativity, innovation, and initiative. A self-starter driven to learn new methodologies.
Physical Demands / Working Conditions:
General Office Environment, PC use
Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less)
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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G&W Electric Co.