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Hydraulics Engineering Project Manager

Company: Prince Industries
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYPrince Industries is looking for a Hydraulics Engineering Project Manager to join our team based in Carol Stream, IL. As a key member of the QP Hydraulics Team, the Hydraulics Engineering Project Manager will be responsible for current product maintenance, current product development and new product development. This person will need to have a background and experience in hydraulics design, mechanical design and design incorporating electronic function, preferably electrohydraulic and controls. This role will be responsible for managing and directing all technical and commercial aspects of all assigned projects/products including but not limited to the administration, engineering, design, purchasing, manufacturing, factory testing, installation, and commissioning. Strong teamwork and communication skills are required to succeed, as the position offers a small company environment that provides close involvement and communication with other engineering project team members, purchasing, vendors, manufacturing, and customers.Requirements

  • BS/MS in Mechanical or Hydraulic Engineering plus 5+ years' experience in hydraulic cartridge valve design, hydraulic implement valve design and/or hydraulic system design and project management.
  • Experience in the use of SolidWorks, FEA, CFD & Hysan, Dynasty or Easy5 or similar
  • Experience designing part and assembly using 3D modeling and drawings.
  • Experience with designing Hydraulic and or Electronic Controls (Joysticks and supports)
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.100
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5
  • Excellent working knowledge of hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsDesirable Skills or Attributes
    • Professional engineering registration
    • Electro/Hydraulic Design and integration within hydraulic system design
    • Lab View programing
    • Background in precision part manufacturing
    • Implement system design a plus.
    • Knowledge of design for manufacturability
    • Knowledge/Experience in EPDM or any PDM system
    • Strong teamwork and communication skillsEssential Duties and Responsibilities
      • Responsible for the success of assigned projects including the administration, engineering, design, purchasing, manufacturing, factory testing, installation, and commissioning facets of the project
      • Responsible for giving clear direction, prioritizing tasks, and coordinating resources assigned to the project
      • Understand and meet customer project goals
      • Clarify and manage project requirements and scope with customer and project team
      • Identify and document constraints and risks with customer and project team, proactively work with them to determine and implement solutions
      • Perform project planning with project team
      • Create and maintain project schedules to meet customer and QP Hydraulics goals
      • Ensure project schedules have accurate tasks and hours
      • Assume assertive leadership role with customer and project team to ensure requirements and scope compliance throughout the project
      • Conducts design reviews
      • Use standard products and processes
      • Oversee and/or perform onsite inspections and project "kick-off" meetings as assigned
      • Oversee and/or perform the development of conceptual system designs as assigned
      • Oversee and/or perform the development of control system functional descriptions as assigned
      • Ensure system engineering is complete prior to handing off work for detailed engineering and design
      • Provide coordination between marketing, administration, engineering, manufacturing and field service for project design, manufacture, installation, and commissioning
      • Ensure effective information handoffs
      • Hold project status meeting with project team as required during the life of the project.
      • Ensure that all the project documentation is created, updated, and correct
      • Manage and track project progress and performance
      • Report project progress and performance to senior management on a monthly basis
      • Manage and execute multiple projects
      • Design, develop, test and start up projects as required
      • Support Engineering Division as requested
      • Oversee and/or perform the initial prototype/pilot production build and functional tests
      • Develop, train and/or perform test instruction documents destine for production
      • Strong teamwork and communication skills are required to succeed, as the position offers a small company environment that provides close involvement and communication with other engineering project team members, purchasing, vendors, manufacturing, and customersOther Requirements:
        • Ability to confidently correspond with customers via oral and written means
        • Ability to motivate and inspire personnel to keep project moving toward successful completion
        • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision
        • Excellent customer relations skills
        • High level organizational skills with ability to set priorities, manage multiple deadlines and work under pressure
        • Possess strong hydraulic and mechanical aptitude
        • Shall sign Prince Industries confidentiality agreement
        • Strong communication skills, ability to correspond confidently with customers and project team
        • Work effectively as an individual and in a team environmentBenefits
          • PTO and 9 paid holidays per year
          • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
          • Short and Long Term Disability Plans
          • 401(k) Retirement Plan with strong employer match
          • Company paid life insurance & AD&D
          • 100% tuition reimbursement for job related classes
          • PPE reimbursementPU1rZtQ5PO

Keywords: Prince Industries, Carol Stream , Hydraulics Engineering Project Manager, Executive , Carol Stream, Illinois

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