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Project Design Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00020
Location: Salem, Virginia
Position Type:Permanent
Start Date: 01/05/2018
DIRECT CLIENT REQUIREMENT
Job Title: Project Design Engineer
Location: Salem, Virginia
Duration: Full Time

Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Manage product development projects within budget and schedule requirements.
  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans.
  • Determines and assigns project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements.
  • Develops, maintains and manages project schedule, calculating time requirements and sequencing project elements.
  • Create conceptual designs and detailed designs for parts and assemblies, assuring that designs meet customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Confirms product performance by designing, performing and documenting engineering type tests.
  • Specify components and assemblies using 2D drafting and 3D modeling software and text descriptions.
  • Specify bills of material and generate production serial test requirements.
  • Research and select suppliers. Maintain supplier relationships.
  • Maintain and improve existing product lines. Review and judge non-conformances. Evaluate and implement suggestions and requirements from suppliers, customers and manufacturing.
  • Prepare and maintain product literature for distribution to customers.

Necessary Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution
  • 3+ years' experience working in an engineering product development project management environment
  • 5+ years solid modeling experience; SolidWorks a plus
  • 8+ years design experience
  • Decision making ability and leadership skills
  • Time management and organizational