Summary: Designs and develops new products and product improvements by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Gives advice, analyzes information or serves as a professional resource on whom others may rely within a specific function.
Participates as an engineering representative in cross-functional New Product Introduction process.
Evaluates, analyzes, and makes recommendations on products, designs, and cost improvements to improve the competitive position of the company.
Procures materials needed to construct prototypes and supervises the design engineering of new models.
Plans and develops test programs for prototypes.
Analyzes test data and reports to determine if designs meet functional, performance, and safety specifications.
Analyzes, evaluates, sources, and coordinates the procurement of new materials to support model changes.
Analyzes, evaluates, and recommends cost improvement ideas through product, vendor, and design changes.
Performs technical analysis of competitive products.
Provides support to sales and marketing on product presentations and customer support.
Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
Design - Generates creative solutions. Translates concepts and information into images. Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Works well in group problem solving situations.
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Interpersonal - Treats people with respect. Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively. Presents numerical data effectively.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Undertakes self-development activities. Seeks increased responsibilities. Asks for and offers help when needed.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Monitors own work to ensure quality.
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.
Bachelor's degree (Technical, Scientific, Engineering), 3-4 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires in-depth knowledge of principles and practices of engineering, preferably in the HVAC industry. PC skills including Microsoft office applications. Basic skills with CAD applications, a plus. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical literature, safety standards, operating and maintenance instructions, test reports, and engineering drawings. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before cross functional groups of employees within the organization.
Ability to apply the mathematical tools commensurate with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, statistics).
Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to solve problems involving a variety of concrete variables where only limited standardization exists. Ability to support the development of highly variable products that can be dynamically configured at the time of order using rules-based engineering tools. Some original analysis and interpretation is needed to arrive at conclusions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Design software and Internet software, and the ability to learn and apply Development software specific to the company.
Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications needed
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. This position may provide some work direction.
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.
The work environment is primarily an office setting, with some time spent in a laboratory and/or factory environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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 frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.