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Engineer I, Projects

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Springfield, Oregon, USA

Company: Voith Group

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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith US Inc., Engineering department, we are looking for:


Engineer I, Projects  
Springfield, OR

 

Summary –

This Project Engineer I is responsible for processing and managing customer account projects in the Springfield Oregon Roll shop; the engineer is a problem solver and provides design and technical support of projects from inception through production, to completion.​ 

 

Responsibilities –

  • Project Manager
    • Effectively support customers by managing customer projects from initial quotation through project completion
    • Interact with customers on engineering design and any questions/problems they may have.
    • Prepare proposal quotation and documentation.
    • Prepare technical data such as qualification test procedures, acceptance test procedures, reports, component maintenance manuals, etc.
  • Facilitator
    • Perform liaison function between engineering and all mechanical services operations for any related issues, problems or improvements.
    • Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to company.
    • Coordinate as required with internal groups including purchasing, quality control, sales, production, accounting personnel, metal finishing and assembly.
  • Engineering
    • Generate and update process documentation; work Instructions, flow charts, etc.
    • Review customer source control drawings, specification control drawings and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility of the component.
    • Perform all necessary calculations such as stress analysis, performance analysis, and pressure drop and flow analysis, etc. as required.
    • Interact with mechanical personnel to define and solve manufacturing/design issues and implement cost reduction ideas with regard to company products.
    • Participate in engineering and general design review as required.
    • Prepare preliminary design proposal(s).
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  • Health Safety and Environmental:
    • Demonstrate safe behavior, make safety observations and support safety initiatives
    • Provide support for safety investigation RC/CA
  • Quality:
    • Assist in root cause investigation, and follow up on corrective actions
    • KPI analysis, and tracking of corrective actions
  • Operations Excellence:
    • Promote lean culture throughout the facility
    • Support OPEX events
    • Support KPI analysis, and tracking of corrective actions

 

Qualifications –

  • Bachelor of engineering degree from four-year accredited college or university.  Or a combination of equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of college degree.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • The project Engineer II receives instruction, guidance and direction from others with limited supervision.
  • Project management experience
  • Proficient with computers applications MS Office suite, CAD, including electronic document control and distribution
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.  Can communicate effectively with other engineers, customers, shop floor team members etc. 
  • Experience working with automation and robots is a plus
  • Experience working with CMM is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Quality systems is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience applying Lean tools is a plus
  • Capable of teaching and coaching other team members
  • Six Sigma certification is a plus
  • CWI certification is a plus
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills and ability to independently manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to troubleshoot as necessary to achieve swift and accurate project results.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, across different levels of the organization.
  • Personality        
    •    Professional, personable & diplomatic
    •    Able to prioritize and act logically amid pressures & deadlines
    •    Self starter
    •    Work independently
    •    Dedicated

 

Physical Demands -

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand for an extended amount of time, walk and reach with hands and arms. Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Environmental Factors - Indoor office/shop; (noise, welding, grinding dust, & fumes, in shop area) Frequent exposure
  • Travel as necessary - potential 10%

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


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