Sr. Project Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

Job Number: SPE_0724
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Job Type: Full Time Salaried
Close Date: 01/17/2013
Professional Areas: Automation & Manufacturing Engineering
Description:

Phillips and Temro is seeking a to drive the design and development of new products and modifications/improvements to existing products.  The Senior Project Engineer provides leadership to and coordinates the activities of cross-functional teams in defining and launching new products.  This individual will at all times conduct business in accordance with company practices & policies in order to promote Phillips & Temro Industries’ public image.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the detailed design of new products and components and modification and improvements to existing products from concept to full production.
  • Provides primary leadership of cross-functional teams through all phases of product specification, design, development and release for the most complex product projects.
  • Concurrently leads multiple projects of medium to high complexity and needs and skills dictate.
  • Communicates project status & risk assessments across company.
  • Supports sales engineers in maintaining and advancing relationships with customers.  Travels to customer, as needed, for design support. 
  • Works closely with all other departments within the company to ensure that product design meets their expectations. (i.e. reliability, manufacturability, aesthetics, customer requirements, regulatory requirements, etc.)
  • Conducts or directs lab tests and makes professional judgments with respect to lab testing.
  • Leads prototyping process including definition, sourcing, & execution.
  • Keeps informed as to developments in competitive product offerings, and in material/manufacturing advancements as they apply to the company.
  • Keeps informed as to customer markets as they affect PTI’s product portfolio.
  • Provides technical assistance, with respect to product application, to internal and external marketing representatives and customers.
  • Leads project documentation in compliance with PTI’s quality system implementation.
  • Provides work direction to other departmental staff.
  • Trains and mentors engineers and technicians in the department.

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:   BS ME or related Engineering Degree.                                   

Experience:   8 years experience in product design and development

                         Demonstrated success in project management

Ability to Travel:  International and Domestic up to 20%

 DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:    MSME or Masters in related Engineering discipline                                               

Experience:   Experience with automotive component design, engines, climate control systems, heat transfer, harness design, or electronic control systems.

Experience with regulatory bodies: CE, UL, CSA

Phillips and Temro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

DISCLAIMER: The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee with this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of an employee to this job.
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