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Design Engineer

Company: Volvo Group
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Are You Looking for a Rewarding Career?

At Volvo Penta, our employees know what it takes to make a team work! Being part of that team means that youre working with a global and very diverse group of passionate, enthusiastic and highly-skilled professionals from all walks of life who work and play hard. Weve won the Great Place to Work award two years running as well as being named, Employer of the Year, by Diesel Progress magazine! This is absolutely a great place to belong with folks ready to welcome you onboard!

Who is Volvo Penta?

Simply put, weve been around for a while and we know a thing or two about being a world-leading supplier of engines and drive systems for both marine and industrial applications to thousands of customers worldwide. Were world leaders and innovative pioneers. Innovation is in our DNA!

Who Are We Looking for to Join Us?

We are now looking for a Design Engineer to join our amazing, award-winning team in Chesapeake, Virginia. As a Design Engineer, you will be creating technical designs, BOMs and documentation of components, fabrication, and integrated systems to international standards of global manufacturing. You will perform routine and less complex engineering tasks that support the mission of the team, department, or Volvo Penta.

Some of your core responsibilities, and must haves for us, will include:

  • Initiate and develop design concepts to meet cost objectives, schedule, machine parameters, and criteria by use of layouts and installation drawings. Layout design and create drawings via solid modeling using the Creo CAD system with guidance and direction provided by supervisor.
  • Develop and perform stress/system calculations and implement design improvements and cost reductions across the entire product line.
  • Interface with suppliers to locate and approve components.
  • Write work instructions for prototype and test technicians. Monitor prototype builds and assure proper assembly. Implements product design concepts for manufacturability with Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Review, analyze, and report on product parameter compliance via test reports, spec sheets, etc. Develop action plans to meet compliance if necessary.
  • Communicate with the supervisor, project teams, and management of project status with any recommendations to meet schedules and plans.
As a Design Engineer, you will be afforded the opportunity to work with some exceptionally skilled colleagues and experience some truly exciting challenges that will benefit you both professionally and personally. We can be a stepping-stone to greater aspirations!

As with Most Companies, You Absolutely Need the Following...
  • Expert experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook, and familiarity with database programs
  • Youll be speaking with employees at all levels within and outside the company, so youll need excellent communication skills, including fluency in speaking and writing English.
  • Possess a high level of technical knowledge concerning drafting and design disciplines, product cost, and product performance.
  • Have an analytical approach to problem-solving and ability to drive root cause analysis for issues.
  • A project-oriented person with the ability to work with minimal instruction and supervision both individually as well as in a cross-functional team environment.
We Require the Following Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, or Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in mechanical design in marine, automotive, or industrial application.
  • Successfully complete basic CAD training in a major CAD system. CREO experience preferred.
  • Having proficiency in electrical and electronic control system functionality and problem solving is a major plus.
We offer:
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Competitive compensation and continuing education
  • Generous Earned Time Off (ETO) plan
  • 401K with matching
  • and so much more!
If you are interested in being part of a team focused on innovation and success, and feel that this opportunity is for you, we invite you to apply to become Design Engineer with our award-winning team.

We look forward to meeting you!

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V

Keywords: Volvo Group, Chesapeake , Design Engineer, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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