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Project Engineer

Date: Apr 16, 2021

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

A.O. Smith / Johnson City, TN

Why A. O. Smith? 

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 

 

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.

What You Will Do

As the Project Engineer, you  will perform advanced engineering tasks under limited supervision. You will help to mentor the engineering design team in development projects throughout the entire cycle from initial concept through completion.

What You Will Be Responsible For

  1. Participate in industry groups.
  2. Perform advanced engineering tasks under limited supervision.
  3. Oversees all aspects of a significant engineering project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget.
  4. Develops an action plan and estimates requirements for resources—management, labor, materials, and time required to complete project.
  5. Prepares monthly reports, detailing progress and costs for top management.
  6. User of CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD, FEA. 
  7. Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field.
  8. Analyzes and identifies causes of component failures.
  9. Capable of providing technical solutions to help solve manufacturing issues or address customer field issues; has some familiarity with multiple operations.
  10. Use team management skills to lead the design group during the conceptual phase of product development. 
  11. Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.
  12. Finish assigned engineering projects in accordance with customer specifications and within schedule and budget limitations, coordinating activities of engineering team, contractors, and vendors.
  13. Lead brainstorming activities for specific needs.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience 
  • 6 sigma or FMEA experience a plus
  • Ability to analyze and resolve issues quickly through root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of  SAP and MRP systems a plus
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, Power Point and AutoCAD
  • Uses team management skills to lead the design group during the conceptual phase of product development.
  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.

What We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.


Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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