Project Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

Job Description

A Project Engineer is responsible for implementing engineering projects across the company.  As an individual contributor, the incumbent will work directly with Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) customers to understand project specifications and work with various engineering teams to see the project through to completion.  The Project Engineer will be joining the JVS team in Bloomfield, CT.  JVS is part of Altra.

Responsibilities:

  • Project leader of cross-functional team including design & analysis engineering, procurement, prototyping, manufacturing & operations, test lab, finance, and marketing
  • Coordinate activities required to meet Accelerated Product Development gated processes (Brainstorming, Design Reviews, FMEAs, Development Validation Plan & Report, Testing)
  • Support vision and direction for Product Engineering team
  • Develop and maintain project coordinated schedule
  • Facilitate project internal and external communications
  • Interface with customer to obtain product technical requirements and data (product design specifications, CAD model, GT Power model, turbo maps, etc.)
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute engine laboratory tests and analyses (design of experiments, dynamometer, endurance, fatigue, and rig testing)
  • Responsible for reviewing all drawings, analysis, and testing results
  • On-time delivery of critical path items for projects i.e. Cost reduction, supplier changes and development projects
  • Timely support of resolution and implementation of permanent corrective action for warranty issues
  • Adhere to Engineering Standards
  • Adhere to Design Change processes
  • Provide engineering support of manufacturing and quality issues
  • Responsible for disposition of nonconforming product

Key Relationships:

  • Design and Analysis Engineers
  • Director of Engineering
  • Engineering Development Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • External Customers

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements



 Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in design of mechanical components and systems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Skills in project management and coordinating complex projects
  • Familiar with Six Sigma tools, Kaizen (continuous improvement), Lean, mistake-proofing, statistical process control, FMEA, and problem-solving processes
  • Knowledge of testing, validation, and manufacturing practices
  • Technical drawing interpretation and report writing
  • Understanding of internal combustion engines

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join].

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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