Job Title: Engine Designer
Department: Advanced Product Development
Reports To: Engineering Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Customary Days: Monday through Friday
Position Summary: The Engine Designer is responsible for the design and development of engine components, ultimately bringing new product to market. Work involves partnering with engineering staff and outside suppliers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Responsible for full life cycle engine component design to include testing and validation.
- Design components using Computer Aided Engineering (CAE).
- Review Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) designs/blue prints received from suppliers and contractors and recommend design changes.
- Define materials.
- Coordinate on and off site 3-D CAE efforts of new base engine design, including 3-D modeling and simulation.
- Work with and support the engineering team during the test cell validation phase of the project. Direct staff in the execution and implementation of data validation plans.
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelors Degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering.
- 8-10 years of experience in engine design, calibration or validation.
- Experience with the development or validation of internal combustion engines and 3-D design skills.
- CAE and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) experience.
- Experience with pistons and valve train.
- Experience with engine tuning and building.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Skills in utilizing Works, LabView, Matlab, and Simulink.
- Knowledge and understanding of plant manufacturing techniques and procedures.
- Ability to read and understand design specifications.
- Ability to collaborate with all levels within the organization.
- Accuracy and attention to detail.
- Flexibility and ability to manage multiple priorities.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to read and speak English proficiently.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
- The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range.
- At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.
- Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding).
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Internal office space and assembly line/machine shop environment.
- Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to low.