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Lead Energy Storage Packaging Design Engineer

Company: Wabtec Corporation
Location: Erie
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

It's not just about your career... or your job title...it's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters...do things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

The Lead Energy Storage Packaging Design Engineer will be responsible for documenting design requirements, developing clean sheet design concepts to meet those requirements, and completing detailed analysis and validation for selected design concepts. In this role, you will lead Wabtec engineering in completing formal design reviews of assigned equipment. You will collaborate with other internal Engineering team and directly with Manufacturing/Supply Chain to ensure adequate process capability for quality and cost. As production maturity is reached, you will oversee initial builds and develop concepts for future improvements of the design.

Essential Responsibilities -

  • Provide technical expertise to ensure final system meets functional goals (from concept to production)
  • Extensive experience in clean sheet mechanical design
  • Lead continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives
  • Supply Chain partner for vendor selection and alignment on cost targets
  • Project management in meeting deliverable due dates
  • Lead development and execution of design Verification and Validation
  • Experience with aligning design aspects to NA and Global standards
  • Perform detailed design analysis (FEA, Bolted Joint, Pugh, Thermal Models, CTQ's, Tolerance stack up, Design reviews)
  • Ability to quickly pivot design direction as new information arises
  • Lead new component development and PPAP qualification
  • Point of contact with Supply Chain on vendor down selection and parts development (PPAP)
  • Lead Pugh matrix development and review for optimized design
  • Leverage 6 Sigma methodologies (FMEA, Weibull, Crystal Ball, Hypothesis testing / DoE, Poke-Yoke, Control plans, Root cause, Solution tree)
  • Create simulation models to predict structural, fatigue, vibration, thermal, and flow performance of new products
  • Solve problems by applying the principles of physics, chemistry and mechanics
  • Prepare design documentation of calculations, sketches, diagrams, part drawings, assembly drawings, bills of material purchase specifications
  • Collect data on prototype performance and supervise the manufacturing process for their designs.
  • Strong understanding of material properties, sheet metal applications and welding methodologies
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic cross functional environment
  • Drive Safety and act as the voice of the customer in all design aspect
  • Consult with manufacturing and engineering to define optimized manufacturing methods and process details to ensure compliance to internal and external specifications
  • Strong presentation skills (C-suite to all levels of the organization)
    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 design experience
      Desired Characteristics -
      • Experience with battery EHS and safety procedures
      • Experience with robotics and automation in assembly, material handling, welding, painting, etc.
        • Experience developing estimates for material and labor
        • Electrical aptitude
        • Prior exposure to and knowledge of Lean Mfg
        • Experience with 3D modeling in Teamcenter / NX, Solidworks
        • Adherence to program / project schedules
        • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
        • Six Sigma certification GB/BB

          Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

          Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Wabtec Corporation, Erie , Lead Energy Storage Packaging Design Engineer, Engineering , Erie, Pennsylvania

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