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Job: Project Engineer- Product Development- Fire Protection, FAS, Open, other

General Information

Job title:
Project Engineer- Product Development- Fire Protection
Job location:
Open, other  00000 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Very Strong compensation package. All health benefits with 401k with match
Job Category:
Fire Protection Engineer

Job Description

This position would provide oversight and will across suppression product lines with a focus addressing short term customer needs, driving growth as part of a customer focused team that reacts quickly and balances a variable need with continuous improvement efforts.

Responsibilities include:

A). Development is from inception through steady state production, which often includes:
1. Concept generation.
2. Specific design ideas to satisfy concept(s).
3. Presentation and communication of ideas.
4. Modeling of concept (via drawings and/or hardware).
5. Interfacing with Product Managers/Marketing/Sales to refine concept to meet customer requirements.
6. Costing of initial design.

B. Leading of a multi-departmental team (formal or informal) in the execution of detailed design all the way through to the product being marketed including:

1. Design to meet requirements and manufacturability issues.
2. Detail drawing review and approval.
3. Vendor selection participation (in-house or out).
4. Prototyping.
5. Testing against requirements.
6. Solving design problems.
7. Scrutiny and review of detailed cost estimates.
8. Leading a design review to assure customer and performance requirements are met.
9. Resolving tolerance issues.
10. Development of EI/EP/ES's as appropriate.
11. Participation in tooling selection.
12. Approval of tooling based on samples.
13. Participation in evaluation of pilot production runs and problem solving.
14. Technical literature drafts and approval.
15. Education/training of Marketing/Sales and Engineering Services staff about new product.

C. Specific policies and procedures have been established by the Engineering Department to provide for the security and accessibility of electronic data and confidential information. It is the responsibility of the employee, in the daily course of doing business, to follow said policies as they relate to document management (see EOG-26). The extent to which departmental research and development information is stored electronically has vastly increased and will continue to do so. The new Federal rules pertaining to electronic discovery stipulate that substantive email communications constituted "records" under the Federal Records Act. It is therefore the responsibility of each departmental employee to understand their role in communicating via e-mails and that all e-mails must be written/responded to in a professional manner, as outlined in EOG-26.

D. Travel to agencies, vendors, manufacturing sites in support of assigned projects.

E. Contribute to future new product ideas.


1. BS / MS in mechanical engineering field with 10 years of experience within the fire protection industry.
2. Commercially successful experience in product development involving Product Technology or related products/processes.
3. Successful project management experience inclusive of taking projects from concept through production.
4. Creative, able to generate concepts with good potential that meet project requirements. Well-developed business communication skills.
(Job number: 3881838)
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