Progress Rail Services Corp. Project Engineer, Power Assembly in LaGrange, Illinois
Auto req ID: 2752BR
Posting Title: Project Engineer, Power Assembly
Job Category: Engineering
Alternative Work Location: LaGragne Operatons Building
Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit www.progressrail.com and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.
POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR RELOCATION WITHIN THE US
Design diesel engine power assembly components. Provide manufacturing support and develop costs savings. Work involves independent judgement, decision making, and creativity. Management is available to provide additional guidance for unusual situations.
Key Job Elements
Diesel engine power assembly component design, testing, development, cost savings, and manufacturing support.
Components may include cylinder head, valves, piston, piston rings, liner, connecting rod, bearings….and associated hardware.
Work effectively in cross-functional teams
coordination with internal engineering and non-engineering departments, as well as internal and external suppliers
Manage and break-down complex design issues
conduct and engage in complex design analyses
Provide technical reports and operational procedures
engage in and identify customer field failures and provide timely solutions
Prepare, manage, and track project budgets
Travel as required.
Education / Training
• BS in Mechanical Engineering (MS ME Preferred)
Qualifications and Experience
• Knowledge and use of engineering-related computer analytical software
• Ability to make sketches, read engineering drawings, and conduct common mechanical engineering computations.
• Strong oral and written skills.
• Preferred experience in diesel engine power assembly hardware design, development, and testing.
• Preferred knowledge and experience in the areas of cast iron and iron forgings. Must be familiar with basic machining tools, manufacturing processes, casting processes
• Ability to travel as required, up to 10%.
Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.
*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..
Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities