Job Description - Mechanical Packaging Engineer in Erie
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Mechanical Packaging Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_971649_1477866

Posted on 17 January 2023

Mechanical Packaging Engineer

Role Summary/Purpose -

  1. Energy Storage Mechanical Packaging Engineer will be responsible for documenting design requirements, developing concepts to meet those requirements, and completing detailed analysis and validation for selected design concepts. In this role, you will support Wabtec engineering in completing formal design reviews of assigned equipment. You will work directly with manufacturing and suppliers to ensure adequate process capability for quality and cost. As production maturity is reached, you will oversee initial builds and provide feedback to engineering for future improvements of the design.

Essential Responsibilities –

  • As the  Packaging Engineer you provide the technical expertise required for design, build, and validation as necessary to ensure final system meets functional goals.
  • Lead continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives
  • Partner with Supply Chain to ensure part costing align to allocations
  • Project management in meeting deliverable due dates
  • Develop, execute and document Verification and Validation of design
  • Adherence to NA and Global standards
  • Perform detailed design analysis (FMEA, FEA, Bolted Joint, Material)
  • Ability to pivot design direction as new information arises (modification of existing to clean sheet)
  • Lead new component development and PPAP qualification
  • Point of contact with Supply Chain on vendor down selection and parts development
  • Lead Pugh matrix development and review for optimized design
  • Leverage 6 Sigma methodologies in meeting or exceeding reliability targets
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic cross functional environment    
  • Consult with manufacturing and engineering to define optimized manufacturing methods and process details to ensure compliance to internal and external specifications
  • Work with Maintenance, Manufacturing and Quality to optimize design Qualifications/Requirements -
  • • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent engineering degree.

    • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in a design or manufacturing environment.

    Desired Characteristics -

    •Experience with battery EHS and safety procedures

    •Experience with robotics and automation in assembly, material handling, welding, painting, etc.

    • Experience in adaptive processes that can allow a robot to change path plan based on direct sensor input for fabrication processes such as polishing, grinding, welding, and assembly.

    • Experience developing estimates for material and labor

    • Strong mechanical & electrical aptitude

    • Prior exposure to and knowledge of Lean Mfg

    • Prior exposure to a job shop environment

    • Strong project management skills

    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Effective team player and facilitator
    • Six Sigma training and experience

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