Application Engineer - 00030

PGK Engineering
Job Description
The Applications Engineer (C&PV) performs a variety of application engineering and customer support related tasks in the planning and development of new products, as well as implementation of existing products. This role is responsible for engineering related tasks, both in testing and analyses, supporting the Commercial and Passenger Vehicle business unit. This person must work with high energy and possess a proven ability to bring successful closure to projects.

  • Responsible for the design and development of new and current products; participate in Product Design Reviews
  • Coordinate and schedule prototype builds and testing
  • Assist in the preparation of quotation packages; create engineering drawings as required to facilitate changes in production
  • Evaluate proposed engineering changes for impact and feasibility on the product and process prior to implementation
  • Identify potential customer key product characteristics and communicate to the team
  • Review product design models for analysis, interfacing with CAD designers to develop and improve designs
  • Perform design studies and stack-ups; scope, perform and/or review FEA analyses as appropriate
  • Work with cross-functional test engineers to define and schedule tests that support product development initiatives, and perform post-processing of data as necessary to evaluate results
  • Interpret testing results and develop correlation with analogous results from FEA analyses
  • Analyze failure modes and develop corrective actions to new and current products
  • Explore design change opportunities to improve manufacturing, product reliability and/or cost utilizing VA/VE and DFM/DFA
  • Participate in Control Plan construction, especially by leading the construction of DFMEAs
  • Responsible for material and component specification including critical features
  • Support documentation and the development of accurate product literature
  • Coordinate engineering initiatives with engineering peers in multiple international locations
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), BSME, or other related field required
  • 5+ years of related experience required; OEM/Tier 1 automotive experienced preferred (GM, Ford, or FCA)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Electrical Engineering experience necessary; experience with development of refrigeration products is desirable
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs required; experience with CAD software programs necessary
  • Professional presentation skills and the ability to maintain composure in stressful situations required
  • Ability to work independently and be highly accountable and goal oriented
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work cross-functionally with internal and external customers
  • Possess a sense of urgency and ability to effectively prioritize
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed
— Drug and Background Check Required.
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PGK is an equal opportunity at will employer.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow all job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by an individual authorized to give instructions or assignments. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential to job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer. No Sponsorship available for this position.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results of a background check & drug test.
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