Title: Application Design Engineer – Systems

Executive
Alabama, United States
Posted 6 months ago

Location: Based in or close proximity to Jasper, Alabama , USA

Reporting To: General Manager RMI – North America

In addition to annual initiatives, the key accountabilities of this position are:

Design and Development

  • Lead design and development activities for high pressure pump products and systems used in the mining, steel descaling and industrial segments.
  • Provide engineering input including concept design and drawings, BOM structures, GA drawings, P&ID’s, O&M manuals, manufacturing drawings and compilation of technical training programs.  
  • Support the regional sales, service and manufacturing teams.
  • Support procurement with sourcing critical components for descaling systems
  • Assist the sales team with producing tenders including gathering accurate costs for the system components.

Project Management

  • Project manage all related tender requests, project files and manuals.
  • Work with relevant departments to create and monitor project plans for active projects.
  • Coordinate changes to the relevant personnel.
  • Participate in weekly project meetings.
  • Interface with client representatives to ensure project delivery.

Product Support and improvement

  • Support the rationalisation of existing products and component parts.
  • Create standardised offerings for the steel descaling and industrial segments.
  • Support product improvements for lower material, lower cost and improved reliability.
  • Work with the sourcing team to locate and procure critical components, monitor cost reduction targets for the standardised product offerings.
  • Coordinate changes to the global sales and service teams.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Understanding of steel descaling, the process, equipment, suppliers and work environment.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in a design department or similar engineering environment.
  • Hydraulic and mechanical engineering design, preferably on rotating equipment
  • Advanced Solid Works and autoCAD skills
  • Understanding of fluid power systems
  • Design of equipment for use above 100 bar
  • Understanding of variable speed drives and motors
  • Steel descaling and industrial pumping equipment industry experience
  • Experience of positive displacement plunger pump design
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to communicate in an open and authentic manner in all situations
  • The ability to write reports/complete paperwork accurately and legibly.
  • The ability to plan and manage a varied workload and have a pro-active and flexible attitude.
  • Self-motivation and commitment to achieving high standards of quality and efficiency.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering

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