Project Engineer

AWS Truepower Holland , MI 49423

Posted 1 week ago


Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World!


At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


We are currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our growing team in Holland, MI! In this role, you will work directly with customers, testing various furniture products for househould or commerical use. A successful Lead Engineering Associate is someone with excellent communication and customer satisfaction skills, has a background in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, team oriented and strives in a fast paced environment.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!

  • Independently determines project scope, develops a preliminary plan of investigation, and determines project specifications such as cost, time, and sample requirements by analyzing client input, available supplemental data, and product construction. Projects may include frequent travel to conduct or witness tests at client sites.

  • Initiates communication with clients to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services. Follows up on contacts from clients. Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements. Acts to address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and follow-up services.

  • Establishes appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements. Notifies client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance with UL requirements or of any changes in project scope or specifications.

  • Coordinates laboratory activities by preparing data sheets and instructions to technicians, scheduling and reviewing work of Laboratory Technicians and support staff and establishing completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management. Serves as Project Handler of record and may sign as Reviewer of record as assigned.

  • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepares Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.

  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job

  • Resolves engineering issues associated with Variation Notices by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the variations.

  • Proposes development of new and/or revised UL requirements. Develops special test methods and test equipment. Coordinates and/or performs File Reviews. May represent UL at industry related functions such as seminars and trade shows.

  • May provide direction as a Primary Designated Engineer or Designated Engineer for specific product categories.

  • May directs and review work of assigned staff. May train office, field, and/or laboratory staff and entry-level engineers. Provides technical assistance to laboratory and/or field staff.

  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree or engineering technology discipline plus four years directly related work experience.

  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to furniture, laboratory testing, and/or product certification.

  • Working knowledge of conformity standards in use in Furniture.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply project-handling concepts in use in furniture products, including application to complex, new, or unusual products.

  • Working knowledge of industry issues, needs, and problems.

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