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Project Engineer

Company: American Standard
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:The worlds leading bath and kitchen manufacturer is seeking a Project Engineer on our growing Bathing Technical Engineering team. This individual will be responsible for managing the implementation of New Product Development Programs and VA/VE projects that require extensive cross-functional and cross-site (including international) coordination. Projects will primarily involve products within the American Standard and Walk-In Tub Bathing lines. He or she will manage project plans, timelines, budgets, team members, and resources while monitoring the process from concept through implementation. Design for Six Sigma and NPD Stage/Gate processes will be utilized to maximize the quality, speed, and business impact of the projects. The engineer will work closely with Manufacturing, Finance, Design, Logistics, and Procurement functions to ensure that optimal business solutions are implemented. Responsibilities:Lead VAVE projects that require cross-functional support for potential cost improvements or quality improvements.Responsible for generating and documenting world class, innovative designs for bathing systems. This included thermoformed parts, gel coat, injection molded, electro-mechanical systems, and spa systems.Create and maintain 3D CAD models, 2D technical drawings and bill of materials within data management system through ECN (Enterprise Change Notice) processCoordinating the work of project team members to ensure that project goals are achieved.Support agile product development through rapid prototyping and testing.Provide technical support and problem solving to the manufacturing facilities associated to product design and process related issues Conduct Design for Manufacturability (DFM) reviews, Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (DFMEA), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)Reporting progress to senior management in regular Stage/Gate presentations.Review supplier specifications and validate company specifications. If required, approve or reject supplier specifications either graphic or structural. Work effectively in a team environmentQualifications:Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field5+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience working in a product development environmentMinimum 1 year of work experience using 3D CAD modeling software, preferably PTC CREO Strong project management with the ability to close out projects in a timely mannerSelf-motivated, who works independently with minimal supervisionMust be willing to do hands-on tasks testing and prototyping productsExperience with plastics processes such as thermoforming, composites, injection molding, and extruding is a plusExperience in electro mechanical design is a plusStrong understanding of GD, and ability to perform tolerance stack up analysisExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsMS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint requiredMust be able to travel occasionally, within and outside of the USFluency in conversational Spanish and/or Chinese is a plus

Keywords: American Standard, Grand Prairie , Project Engineer, Other , Grand Prairie, Texas

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