M&S Lead Engine Wiring Harness and Sensor Engineer
Posted 1/12/2017 6:17:17 PM
Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Pennsylvania; Erie, Grove City
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Role Summary: The Lead Engine Wiring Harness and Sensor Engineer will lead the development of state-of-the-art engine harness and sensor development across Marine & Stationary NPI programs and current products. You will be responsible for the redesign and implementation of the wiring harness system on all M&S T4 engine platforms.
Essential Responsibilities: You will also be responsible to define the engine sensor suite and drive the design and development in coordination with suppliers and internal stakeholders. You will utilize your experience or expertise in leading others to solve problems with an emphasis on people, product, and process.
In addition, you will:
Design and develop sensors and harnesses for all Marine & Stationary engine platforms
Work with Prognostics, Controls and Engine Performance engineers to support digital initiatives requiring sensor expertise
Support troubleshooting of field sensor issues including CAN based sensors
Write purchase specifications and hold design reviews
Coordinate with the sensor suppliers
Support sensor validation on test bench, engine and locomotive
Develop wire schematics for the harness and interface with the application
Support installation of sensors on engine
Work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning
Execute, with guidance from senior engineering resources, the analysis, design, test, or integration required to define and support assigned components, assemblies or systems that meet business standards and program / product requirements
Prepare and present technical data to internal and external customers
Document and communicate results of technical data generated
Participate on teams assigned to address specific organizational initiatives
Share engineering information and promote open dialogue
Prepare invention disclosures to protect the technology that provides a competitive advantage to the business
Lead the execution of design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project as well as becoming technically engaged with other functional groups to maintain efficient project execution
Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Provide timely communications to technical and line management on significant issues, impacts, or developments which effect schedule, costs, scope of work, or resources
Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
Ensure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks are consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical/Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 3 years of on-the-job experience in defining and developing mechanical / electrical components
Minimum of 1 year of on-the-job experience in defining and developing engine sensors and harnesses
Candidate must also be able to communicate and work closely with engineers in a variety of cross-functional groups, including communication with international team members
Strong teamwork and communication skills, oral and written
Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
Personal Computer (PC) proficiency with standardized Microsoft (MS) Office products
Master’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Aerospace Engineering
Familiarity with design, test and analysis tools and systems
Strong background in Internal Combustion Engines
Experience with the implementation and testing of CAN protocols (J1939, etc.) and CAN tools (Vector Canalyzer)
Experience with controls rapid prototyping tools (dSpace, Mototron etc.)
Locations: United States ; Pennsylvania; Erie, Grove City
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