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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Job Description  


Under the general supervision of the Engineering Manager, this Senior Engineer is responsible for leading electric actuator development projects, derivative platforms, major cost reduction projects and project leadership for cross-disciplinary development teams. This position must work closely with marketing department personnel responsible for associated actuator product lines. Occasional worldwide travel to other design sites, manufacturing & supplier locations, and customers as required. 
This position has no direct reports.  May be asked to provide guidance to other engineer support personnel - such as designers, drafters, technicians and clerks.The Senior Mechanical Engineer will report directly to the Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead significant actuator development projects according to Emerson NPD processes
  • Drive innovation and practical actuator mechanical designs
  • Convert marketing specification to complete technical definition
  • Take projects from feasibility to production
  • Monitor and evaluate test programs which verify/validate product performance
  • Follow Valve Automation technical standards and development processes related to actuator technology
  • Ensure design calculation prove compliance with technical standards and good engineering practice
  • Maintain thorough project files
  • Lead New Product Development Gate Reviews, as needed
  • Ideate and execute significant design cost reduction projects
  • Coordinate efforts to obtain necessary product approvals from outside agencies
  • Analyze engineering problems and implement solutions.
  • May perform other duties as assigned
Job Requirements  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•         Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering

•         Ten to Twenty years of mechanical product development

•         Design experience with valve actuator, oilfield, rotating equipment or other electro-mechanical products.

•         Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary product development team

•         Demonstrated command of basic machine design skill

•         Innovator, preferably with patents or patents pending as evidence

•         Computer literate in MS Excel, Word and/or MathCAD software

•         Knowledge of basic metal fabrication manufacturing processes – machining, welding, casting, and design-for-assembly considerations

•         Experienced user of 3D CADD software, preferably Solid-Edge

•         Excellent written and verbal English language skills, including presentation skills

•         Professional engineering registration would be a plus

Additional Company Information EOE

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

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