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Title: Project Engineer
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
Our client is seeking: Project Engineer
Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type
- Duration – Permanent
- Pay rate: 105-110K
- Job Location: White River Junction, VT
- Job#: bh11823
- Date Posted: 10/27/2020
- This position requires strong project management skills. Describe a challenging project and how you handled the situation? What tools and metrics did you use to effectively manage project work?
- In an R&D environment, solving challenging technical problems in a team setting is a daily activity. Provide an example of a challenging technical problem you tackled as a team, and what you did to solve it as a team. Be specific.
- In an R&D environment, learning new skills allows us to remain at the competitive edge in the industry. Please describe your view on learning, and demonstrate your ability to learn new skills. As a project manager, you will need to promote learning in your team as well. How will you accomplish this? Be specific.
We are seeking a Project Engineer to lead our developmental turbomachinery projects, ranging from conceptual design to fabrication to testing. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, and 5 years of experience in product development coupled with strong project management skills. This position will require nominally 75% project management and 25% technical contributions. Experience with rotating equipment is a plus.
As a Project Engineer you will:
- Lead and contribute to several clean-sheet turbomachinery projects at a time. Example prototype projects include fuel pumps for the next-generation rockets, gas turbine engine development rigs, advanced diffuser technology, innovative turbocharger technology, and more. This position will focus on our rocket turbo-pump market.
- Work with a team of world-class experts in turbomachinery and highly capable support staff in other business units.
- Apply engineering principles in statics, dynamics, heat transfer, and mechanical design to aid in the development, building, and testing of turbomachinery hardware, and specialized products.
- Experience the benefits of working in a New England town, such as exceptional opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, excellence in medical centers and schools, and cultural amenities offered by Dartmouth College.
Required Qualifications and Skills
- BS in mechanical engineering or equivalent, MS preferred.
- 5 years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering, specifically product development. Hands-on experience in the design and testing of new products is a must. Experience in turbomachinery and/or manufacturing is a plus.
- Demonstrated project management skills and 5 years’ experience leading technical projects in a R&D prototyping environment. Experience in risk management and root-cause-failure analysis is a must. Experience with ISO9001 and/or AS9100 is a plus.
- Proven track record of managing customer requirements and expectations.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills.
- Proven ability to drive change, manage conflict, and achieve results
- Must be US citizen or US permanent resident.
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