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Product Development Engineer -Pumps and Valves in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Design and development of electromechanical pumps and valves.

Typical Duties:
•Initiate and support design and development of electromechanical pumps and valves.
•Electromechanical product components design and integration into a comprehensive system.
•Design valves, pump impellers and volutes using pump hydraulic design calculations, actual sample testing, interpreting computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA).
•Insure all customer performance and durability specifications and requirements are met.
•Support component and end item manufacturing process development and optimization. Parts and systems are to be designed for manufacturing.
•Initiate and support engineering verification (EV), design validation (DV) and production validation (PV) product testing.
•Support product prototype builds.
•Support purchasing with the supplier selection process.
•Support product cost estimating efforts.

Job Requirements

YEARS EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years of electromechanical device design and testing experience.  Experience in BLDC and brushed motor design a significant plus.
  • Experience in pump hydraulic design and development (primarily centrifugal) a plus.

 

DEGREE: Bachelors Degree  Engineering or (higher)

 

DESIRED COMPETENCIES/EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to apply and use engineering knowledge and experience in the design and development of electromechanical devices.
  • Practical and working knowledge of valve and centrifugal pump design.
  • Knowledge of BLDC and brushed motor design.
  • Knowledge in FEA a plus.
  • Knowledge of 3D Solidworks CAD a plus.
  • Practical and working knowledge of high volume manufacturing processes such as: injection molding, complex assembly, die casting and machining.
  • Skilled in GD&T.
  • Practical working knowledge of: FMEA, APQP, PPAP, and DV & PV testing.
  • Ability to understand and apply automotive powertrain engineering specifications.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work independently and within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Must have a self starting, proactive and resourceful mindset.
  • Good analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Able to understand customer functional and packaging needs and design/develop cost effective solutions.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team to determine optimal, robust engineering designs and materials for various products, applications and system components. 
  • Ability to simultaneously engineer products with consideration to and involvement of manufacturing engineering such that the products are designed for cost effective, robust manufacturing process.
  • Must be capable of evaluating various supplier processes and select those optimal for the product.
  • Able to determine required EV, DV and PV testing to prove-out/validate designs.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Limited travel required to suppliers, customer, and manufacturing plants during launch.

Hanon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.