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Engineer

  • Ref: 286044
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Thomaston, CT
  • Industry: Manufacturing Warehousing / Industrial Software
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $78,000.00 - $85,000.00

Opportunity Description

Engineer needed for a direct hire position in Thomaston, CT in the manufacturing industry. As the Engineer, your responsibility is to provide technical support and product design for the development of AC & DC rotating equipment ensuring the company's leadership position in the market.

Job Duties

  • Product design and performance.
  • Structural analysis of existing and new parts for shock, stress, vibration limits and natural frequencies.
  • Rotor dynamics analysis of rotating components to determine critical speeds and deflection of rotating assemblies.
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for the understanding of thermal loading of parts, including conductive and convective heat transfer.
  • Design and Drafting requirements to provide 2D detail for purchase and manufacturing of components and assemblies.
  • Execute performance testing protocols and help evaluate results along with field feedback to affect product improvements as necessary to achieve optimum performance, customer satisfaction, and cost objectives.
  • Be an integral team member in the development of new products and modify existing products to meet customer requirements.
  • Support product quoting activities.
  • Determine applicability of existing products, develop cost-effective modifications to similar designs, and develop new products to support growth.
  • Develop bills of materials and product costing using various design and product data management tools (Solid Works, EPDM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (Visual) systems.
  • Assure accurate transfer of engineering data into the ERP system.
  • Assist or lead teams in problem identification, correction, and verification.
  • Participate in Kaizen events to improve value stream
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

  • BSME with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of product design.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Spends approximately 70% of time working at a desk in a normal office environment.
  • Spends about 30% of time working away from desk, including going out into shop and discussing manufacturing issues with Manufacturing Department personnel.
  • Must wear eye protection and any other required personal protective equipment while on the shop floor.
  • May be required to assist in production and testing of new products or product improvements.