26 days old

Senior NPD Project Engineer

G&W Electric
Milan, Lombardy
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Position Summary: Support R&D through cross-functional team collaboration. Responsible for managing portions of the new product design process.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

• Responsible for leading portions of the design process, completing assigned tasks, assisting other members of the team, and helping to ensure project completion in accordance with the schedule.

• Develop schedules, coordinate and manage low complexity projects of with little to no supervision.

• Prepares budgets and defines resource needs for projects or parts of projects in area of responsibility.

• Assists with completion of the Product Realization Stage Gate Requirements.

• Responsible for ensuring that project meets requirements of specifications and standards, while promoting error-proof assembly.

• Responsible for creation of project test plan and completion of inside and outside test programs.

• Construct and test prototype components or assemblies as required in the development and approval process.

• Responsible for reviewing test data and ensuring testing is in line with the test plan and pre-test calculations and meets or exceeds G&W requirements.

• Perform engineering analysis in design of new products and their subcomponents

• Perform root cause analysis and troubleshooting on the new and existing products and processes

• Prepare written documentation of processes, material requirements, test results and project activity as required.

• Interface with purchasing and vendors in the selection and approval of component parts and assemblies.

• Provide Engineering support to Sales/Marketing and Manufacturing on new and existing products and processes.

• Consult with Customer representatives to discuss product requirements and specifications when design or manufacturing problems are involved

• Give direction to supporting personnel such as Engineers, Designers, and Technicians.

• Follow established procedures for creation and maintenance of CAD databases and libraries.

• Participate in the review of engineering drawings prior to the release to manufacture. Responsible for final approval of applicable drawings.

• Ensure that selected parts and processes meet project and company goals for cost efficiency and reliability.

• May perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

• 5+ years progressive experience in Engineering design and/or development to include:

  • o Direct experience designs medium voltage Ring Main Unit products. MV RMU to IEC standards. Or other similar switchgear products. Job Description & Posting Template Page 2 of 2
  • o Experience working on highly technical and innovative projects with demonstrated ability to be constantly challenged with new problems.
  • o 3D parametric modeling.
  • o Running finite element modeling and check design feasibility within electrical, electro-magnetic, mechanical, thermal and multiphysics environment.
  • o Medium/high voltage electrical power systems.

• Strong technical knowledge required

        ▪Mechanical: Molded Components or Mechanism Design, statics, dynamics,           castings, and material properties

       ▪ Electrical: Current and Voltage Sensors, Power Systems (Protection,                     System Analysis, and System Fault Response)    

• Familiar with new product development Stage Gate Process.

• Able to write technical documents, like test reports, engineering standards and technical papers.

• Able to read and interpret technical standards

• Able to effectively communicate (verbal, written, presentations) across all levels of the organization.

• English language

• Proven experience with computers; Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project or equivalents.

• Experience with DFMEA required.

• Able to use small hand and power tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

• ProE/Creo and/or SolidEdge and Finite Element analysis a plus

• The ideal candidate will have a history of creativity, innovation, and initiative. A self-starter driven to learn new methodologies.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions: • General Office Environment, PC use

• Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less)

• Stooping

• Standing

• Heavy Lifting (frequent 25 lbs +)


Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2020-11-27

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