Victaulic Company Project Engineer- Tools Technology in Easton, Pennsylvania
Project Engineer- Tools Technology (Job Number: 18000058)
Project Engineer - Tool Development
Victaulic World Headquarters - Easton, PA
Victaulic is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer. The candidate will participate in a cross-functional design team and will be responsible for product conceptualization, modeling, and analytical design. The duties will include developing, designing, and troubleshooting roll grooving and cut grooving equipment.
While working in a multi-discipline research and development team, lead the mechanical design and planning of tool development projects. The candidate will be responsible for the design and development of Victaulic’s next generation of global distributed fabrication tools. During this process the candidate will responsible for managing the technical aspects of the project from ideation (project inception) to build and validate (launch). The individual will work closely with project management and product directors orchestrating the various activities associated with ensuring that a product meets the market need. These activates include leading design FMEAs and reviews, coordinating Beta and Alpha testing, and leading team members in Victaulic’s development process.
As a mechanical engineer responsible for developing machinery for fabrication in the piping industry, the individual will be required to apply their mechanical design skills to designing complex rotating machinery that strategically enables the sale and use of Victaulic’s core products. The candidate will be responsible for machine frame design, tooling (dies), linear and/or rotating mechanical movement and the analysis to support the design (use of FEA tools preferred). Additionally, the individual will be responsible for the development of forming dies for various forming machines and work closely with metallurgical specialists to analyze pipe end formations generated with both the machine and dies.
Generation and interpretation mechanical design specifications and system requirement specifications
Work as a technical lead
Responsible for entire product lifecycle
FEA and engineering analysis tools
Guide design engineering staff in the generation of machine layout and 3D drawings
Participate on new product development teams
Schedule and manage work in the engineering lab
Identify and work with external suppliers
Communicate with teams and management to provide project updates and design reviews, etc
Skills and Qualifications
BS/MS in Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree with 2-5 years on work experience.
Must be proficient with creating 2D and 3D drawings (Preferably Solid Works)
Working knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, and or rotating machinery
Hands on experience working with machinery and laboratory equipment
Perform mechanical design analyses and calculations
Finite analyses experience a plus.
Primary Location: US-PA-Easton