Product Engineer in Chambersburg PA at TB Wood's

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global designer and manufacturer of quality power transmission and motion control products utilized on a wide variety of industrial drivetrain applications.

Founded in 1857, TB Wood’s has grown to become a global leader in the design and manufacturer of industrial couplings and belted drive solutions. TB Wood’s foundry operations are capable of producing gray and ductile iron parts up to 10,000 lbs. per cast part. Reliable TB Wood’s products are utilized in many key markets including food & beverage, energy, wastewater, concrete, metals, pulp & paper and material handling on applications such as conveyor systems, rolling mills, pumps, compressors, palletizers, de-barkers, printing equipment, fans & blowers, machine tools, and mixers.  Learn more information at https://www.altramotion.com/our-brands/tb-woods-incorporated.

The Product Engineer facilitates product introduction via Engineering Change Notice (ECN) process.  Assist Production Planners and Supervisors with work order related issues, switching of vendors, rework orders, and other deviations.  Interface with Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Accounting, and Production to ensure the timely data entry into ERP prior to production start.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design products, using engineering calculations, used in the mechanical power train transmission industry.
  • Evaluate and verify customer provided drawings and specifications to ensure manufacturability.
  • Process development and documentation of manufacturing work instructions and standards as required.
  • Produce and maintain In Process Inspection Sheets (IPIS) used for verification of product during production.
  • Produce product information including 3D models and drawings using Autodesk Inventor.
  • Input of Item Master data into ERP system for all new parts
  • Perform engineering change notice (ECN) processes for all value streams.
  • Interface with Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing, and Accounting to attain the necessary information required for new part entry within ERP system.
  • Maintain and develop accurate manufacturing process routings, into the ERP system.
  • Perform developmental testing of product in test lab.
  • Write reports and analysis theoretical and empirical data performed from testing of product.
  • Perform quality duties/activities to support customer needs.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Strong analytical, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivation, drive, energy, and resilience.
  • Ability to work with vendors, customers, and employees.
  • Must excel at working in a team environment.
  • Effective and collaborative problem-solving skills including defining the problem, collecting data, establishing a solution, creating a standard, and sustaining. I.e. Formal problem-solving experience with Use of 8d’s, PFMEA’s, 5 Why’s etc.
  • Be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Working Knowledge of MS Office, and experience in 3D modeling.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with Bills of Materials, Routings, Work Orders and other Design to Supply Functions.
  • Six Sigma methodology and project management skills a plus.
  • Technical writing and report writing.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical sciences required.
  • Up to 2 years relevant experience in a manufacturing setting required.
  • Lean manufacturing experience in a foundry/machine shop preferred.
  • Experience with tooling and testing desired.

Physical Demand and Work Environment:

Work environment includes regular exposure to noise levels at or above 85 decibels, dust particles, light radiation, paint or oil products, and weather changes. Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required to be worn during shift.

Physical requirements include lifting, bending, kneeling, squatting, arm-hand steadiness, finger dexterity, manual dexterity, control precision, near vision, and hearing sensitivity.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com.