Senior Project Engineer
Company: Sterling Kohler
Posted on: April 10, 2021
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your application. Provide technical direction and project
leadership on the development of generator sets for Industrial,
Mobile, and Marine applications. Technical scope includes a working
knowledge of thermodynamics, internal combustion engines, static
and dynamic stress analysis as well as an understanding of
electrical theory. Coordinate and guide the efforts of CAD Design
Analysts, Engineering Analysts and Lab Technicians. Choose
materials and components which result in high quality, high
performance, and cost-effective generators. Research new and apply
proven technology to designs. Position requires a self-motivated
individual with a sense of urgency toward project completion and a
drive to maintain engineering excellence. Must be willing to work
in a matrix environment and be able to juggle multiple projects or
tasks. Projects are expected to complete on schedule and within
financial boundaries. Specific Responsibilities:
- Assist in establishing product requirements with Marketing
Product Managers. Use those requirements to write functional
specifications establishing design targets.
- Create project timelines using Microsoft Project Software.
Provide preliminary project spending estimates. Work with marketing
to present project business cases.
- Provide technical and design direction to CAD Design Analysts
and other Engineers. Design assigned generator sets to meet
performance and cost criteria.
- Approve the selection of all major purchased components (i.e.
radiators, fans, air cleaners, etc.) and support the selection with
sound engineering calculations.
- Work with accounting and procurement functions to track actual
project spending and product costs keeping them within prescribed
- Validate designs through testing to meet performance,
reliability, and durability targets.
- Support, maintain, and update existing product designs.
- Utilize Design for Environment principles in product
development to achieve sustainability goals.
- Use project management skills to keep projects on
- Provide concise and timely status reports on the progress of
each assigned project.
- Lead continual improvement initiatives to streamline internal
business processes and support systems upgrades.
- Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET
accredited engineering program required
- 5+ years of mechanical engineering experience with development
of new consumer products OR Master's in Mechanical Engineering with
a minimum of 3 years of mechanical engineering experience with
development of new consumer products
- Educational courses or experience related to internal
combustion engines is preferred
- Power generation or genset experience is a plus
- Must have demonstrated skills in project management and
leadership as well as the ability to work in a team environment
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring
sponsorship now or in the future. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler
Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living
for those who are touched by our products and services. We
understand that it takes investment in our associates' development
to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each
individual's personal development and the opportunity to
collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In
addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a
benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision,
dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! About Us Beyond the
competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich
history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates
and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and
company at www.kohlercompany.com . It is Kohler's policy to
recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job
classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status,
national origin, disability or veteran status.If, as an individual
with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the
recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . Kohler
Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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