Responsible for moderately complex engineering projects. Coordinates work within the scope of assigned projects to ensure objectives in terms of quality, cost, and time are met. Prepares project schedules and reviews cost estimates, compiles required cost and equipment information, and writes appropriation requests. Responsible for effective communication of engineering information among team members. Follows the structure of Pella¿s Safety, Quality, Project Management & Continuous Improvement Systems from concept through project execution. May supervise assigned technical team members and coordinates their work within the scope of assigned responsibilities. Serves as a resource to others as assigned, providing technical information and engineering recommendations that assist with projects.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Contributes to project identification and definition. Normally works under the guidance of a supervisor. Develops, implements and/or supports assigned technologies, products, and processes. Responsible for other projects as assigned by supervisor.
Primarily an individual contributor role; however, capable of leading a team in technical projects. May supervise non-exempt and hourly employees.
APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE:
Proven experience beyond education to support and deliver high quality products and processes through the application of engineering principles. Exhibits competency and begins to develop expertise in multiple engineering technologies. Performs work which involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features, such as conflicting design requirements, incomplete market requirements, unsuitability of standard materials and multiple project coordination.
Independently evaluates, selects and applies engineering principles to product and process modifications. Exercises independent judgment to define project objectives and engineering / scientific approach. Assignments may require development of unclear objectives and require investigation of multiple variables.
Responsibilities: Transfer, modify, procure, install, and start up manufacturing processes at suppliers and Pella. Tracks and monitors key project metrics to ensure short and long-term expectations are met. The scope of influence of this position spans manufacturing, engineering, product & process development, material and equipment vendors. Strong influential leadership skills are necessary when prioritizing, planning, and implementing projects. The ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to fostering collaboration. The position is expected to understand and apply safe practices in line with Pella¿s safety policies.
Supervisory responsibilities: None.
Work hours: Normal + irregular hours/shifts required
Travel expectations: Low to high dependent upon role & project assignments
Computer skills: Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD required. Microsoft Project preferred.
Technical / functional skills: Competency and developing expertise within multiple disciplines or technologies. Pella Project Management.
Safety: Periodically exposed to machinery where safe operating procedures must be followed, occasional lifting of materials up to 30 lbs. is required, work environment may be noisy.
Certificates, licenses, and registrations: Pella CI / 2P Leader Certification
Leadership competencies: Establish plans, Apply technical and functional expertise, Manage and improve processes, Build relationships, Foster collaboration, Drive execution, Industry knowledge
Education & Work Experience
3+ years combined engineering experience. Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, or relevant Science or combination of education and experience. Responsible for ongoing development of technical and leadership competencies.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.
Conditions of Employment
Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment. Pre-offer background check and post-offer drug screen required. Pella participates in E- Verify. Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment. Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.
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