Project Engineer

Join one of the top companies to work for in Wisconsin. Our company is expanding by rapidly designing and developing new products in house for the vehicle industries. The new product development process is used to empower you and your team.
You will lead teams that develop electronic controls and displays and be able to use your project management and technical ability. We work with the latest electronic technologies and project management tools to deliver our product strategy. We need key people like you who have experience in leading technical teams. 2 years from now, we’ll look back and you will be a key hero who helped transform our product line that distinctly enhanced and grew our company.
Job Description                                                                                              


Project Engineer
Reports to: (Title)
Program Manager
Mission Statement:
Ø   Assure customer satisfaction and minimize HED® development costs by accurately and efficiently translating customer application requirements into functional and design engineering specifications.
Ø   Support compliance to HED® New Product Development and Engineering Change Processes.
Ø   Support continuous improvement, component obsolescence, and customer driven projects.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Ø   Lead implementation of changes to current products as well as new releases.
Ø   Lead Transition of electronics products to production.
Ø   Maintain Engineering Change Notices (ECN) for assigned products.
Ø   Provide technical assistance and act as liaison between Engineering, Business Development and the end Customer.
Ø   Track prototype orders through HED internal process to assure proper specification and on-time delivery.
Ø   Use computer software tools to perform engineering tasks, including project scheduling, resource assignment and leveling. 
Ø   Support production and sustaining engineering efforts for assigned products.
Ø   Act as primary engineering contact for assigned products.
Ø   Ensure and maintain proper product documentation including Technical data sheets, User manuals, Bills of Materials (BOM), Product Specifications, Procurement Specifications, Product Test Plans (DVP&R), Environmental Testing Requirements, Production Testing Requirements.
Ø   Continuously improve products and processes.
Ø   Participate/Contribute and suggest product cost reduction initiatives.
Ø   If necessary, will travel to the customer’s site, to commission and/or troubleshoot products. This may involve travel by plane and/or automobile, and may include overnight stays.
Ø   Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.     
Technical skills /
Competence required:
Ø   College degree, preferably BSEE
Ø   2 or more years experience in an engineering role.
Ø   Detail oriented.
Ø   Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with customers in a customer service role.
Ø   Strong leadership qualities and a demonstrated capability to influence others and excel in a matrix environment is a must.
Ø   Works with Engineering, Operations, Customer Service, and Sales Management to coordinate and prioritize new product development, continuous improvement, component obsolescense, and customer driven projects.


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.



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Hydro Electronic Devices, Inc.
2120 Constitution Avenue
Hartford, WI 53027

Phone: 262.673.9450
Fax: 262.673.9455


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