GENERAL SUMMARY The role of the Senior Project Engineer is to define, plan, execute, and finalize product development projects according to deadlines and within budget while meeting identified objectives. This includes coordinating the efforts of team members, contractors, consultants and suppliers in order to deliver product development projects according to plan. Limited to no guidance is expected. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) Project Management and Leadership: Follow a phase gate procedure for project steps Review project feasibility and draft and obtain Authorization For Development (AFD) Estimate resources needed to achieve project goals Direct and manage product development projects from concept to release for production Create and maintain project schedules Manage projects to meet schedules including: Working with team members to ensure completion of project objectives on-time Manage changes to project and product scope Identify and communicate potential threats of schedule to management Participate in product release for production and related sale activities Provide periodic oral and written reports of project status Perform Engineering tasks in the development of new products and cost reduction: Safe product designs and safety of task completion is essential Participation in development of product specifications Produce conceptual designs Manage development process to produce new designs Identify applicable standards relating to the design of new products Analyze designs to ensure applicable industry standards are met Analyze designs using engineering analysis tools and techniques such as 3-D modeling, FEA and CFD Review instruction manuals and product literature Define and lead prototype development, lab tests and field installations Assist manufacturing in the introduction of new products into production Conduct design reviews and tolerance analysis Participate in identification of new product opportunities: Assist in the research of product needs Evaluate DeZURIK and competitive products Propose and develop technologies to fulfill customer needs EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum 6 years of product design and project management experience Professional Engineering registration desired, but not required Valve design experience using applicable valve industry standards desired, but not required. Experience with valve industry standards and engineering policies and procedures Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented environment Ability to conform to changing priorities, demands and timelines Strong written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills Willingness to stay current with emerging trends and developments in technical fields PHYSICAL DEMANDS Normal office environment. Factory floor support is imperative. The physical requirements of the job are related to some testing in the engineering lab, field service activities that can be part of the job assignments or handling component parts in the plant during a quality inspection. WORKING CONDITIONS Normal working conditions. Stress may result from workload and meeting schedules. Travel may be required. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. QUALITY Quality encompasses all aspects of DeZURIK, Inc. s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and, through designated channels, initiate
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