The project engineer is responsible for providing technical support and direction for existing product lines and the design and development of new products or leading the design and development of new products.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead the upgrade of existing products to meet market or manufacturing requirements.
Generate design concepts and perform/supervise the design development, testing and introduction of new products including liaison with manufacturing, purchasing, sales and marketing.
Model parts and assemblies when needed for new designs.
Supervise the evaluation and testing of competitive products.
Develop Engineering standards, specifications and procedures.
Provide technical support and any other guidance required to Design Engineers, CAD operators, and technicians in the performance of the above duties.
Support order processing.
Attend professional organization meetings (i.e. ASME) and/be involved with professional organizations that are applicable to a product line.
Support manufacturing and marketing in the resolution of shop and customer problems.
Advise and support sales and customers in the selection and application of products.
Assist and support sales in the generation of sales literature and I&M procedures.
Support Materials Department in the selection of vendors and purchased components.
Lean Manufacturing Initiatives
Will embrace Richards Industrials Lean/Continuous Improvement ideas and vision
Will follow 5s principles (Sort/Set/Shine/Standardize/Sustain) to keep work areas clean, organized, and visual.
Always keeps work area organized. This includes but is not limited to storage drawers/cabinets, along with personal items.
Employee will participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives including kaizens, layout events, practicing 5s principles and other lean programs
Employee will need to spend 5% of their time on Continuous Improvement initiatives. This will include weekly 5s activities, Lean events and other tasks that relate to Continuous Improvement.