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Position Title

Principal Design Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY

Assume engineering responsibility for meeting the objectives of and for the design, development and coordination of several specific detailed phases of the Company's products including Induction, Synchronous and D.C. machines. This is to be achieved with only general directions from a Chief Engineer or Engineering Manager.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work on design and development of the Company's products, including making calculations, preparing computer programs and writing the mechanical or electrical design specifications.
  • Represents the Design Center as a subject matter technical lead with clients.
  • May be called upon to represent the company at technical conferences in support of Marketing and Sales. May write and present technical papers at same.
  • May be a seated member of an industrial technical committee or advisory group representing the technical views of the company.
  • Prepare engineering data on new designs. Advises manufacturing personnel in construction, specifications and procedures and assist in conducting tests in assigned areas and phases of responsibility.
  • Develop understanding of the design intent behind motor components so that correct part equations and assembly construction and constraints can be applied to 3-D Solid Models. Research and rationalize historical design differences to be able to apply a consistency to the solids being developed. Design spreadsheets of dimensional data for model resizing.
  • Responsible for managing new and existing projects to completion.
  • Monitor work processes, measures and documents to improve processes, cycle time and performance. Contribute to and provide support to Design Engineering in developing and maintaining logic and data for automated engineering and drafting systems.
  • Provide engineering support to the Marketing Department on new negotiations.
  • Work under the guidance of a Chief Engineer or Department Manager in the area of product standardization, value engineering, and on new product development.
  • Assist in the developmental of engineers with less experience.
  • Analyzes project requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Performs analysis and calculations to properly size components used in design of engineered products.
  • Develops schematics, bills of material, and other documentation necessary to design, manufacture, install, and commission engineered products.
  • Designs and documents application software requirements for engineered products.
  • Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
  • Consults with customer concerning access, usability, functions, features and maintenance requirements.
  • Coordinates commissioning of engineered products.
  • Assists contract administrators with calculations of harmonics, thermal stresses, etc.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Compliance with applicable Company policies concerning maintaining a drug free workplace is required.
  • Compliance with all Company policies is required, including adherence to Company ISO 9001 Standards and compliance with Company Affirmative Action Plan and Company Safety procedures.
  • Incorporate the Standards of Excellence as outlined by TWMC (Pride, Desire, Teamwork, Attention to Detail, Follow-through) into daily activities in order to create a Total Quality environment through personal commitment to excellence.
  • Other functions as required (non-essential functions).

SCOPE, PURPOSE, & FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS

  • Frequent contacts with engineers, supervisors, and non-supervisory personnel to gather and explain information related to assigned areas of work.
  • Occasional contacts with suppliers, Purchasing, Sales and Service department representatives, manufacturing supervisors, shop and laboratory personnel and engineers related to assigned projects.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (required) or equivalent combination of education and experience; and five to ten years of related Design Engineer experience in the design and test of Induction, DC or Synchronous motors/generators plus at least five years experience in leading complex project teams.
  • Professional/technical certification or licenses preferred.

CRITICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Five to Ten years design experience using:
    • National Electric Code
    • National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standards
    • IEC Standards
  • Demonstrated acumen in electric motor design and supporting theory; driven auxiliaries such as pump, fans, and compressors; the use of International standards affecting motor / generator design; and a working knowledge of adjustable speed drives.
  • One to three years experience using CATIA, MS-Office and C/C++.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.


MANAGEMENT DISCLAIMER

TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company's (TWMC) Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or TWMC may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.


Resumes along with salary requirements should be sent to:
TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company
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Benefits & Opportunities

We offer a competitive compensation package, attractive benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, tuition reimbursement and many opportunities to continue your professional growth.

Qualified candidates should send résumés along with salary requirements and the title of the position that is being applied for to:

Contact Us

TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company
Attn: Human Resources
5100 North IH-35
Round Rock, TX 78681

Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Equal Opportunity Employer.