June 13, 2017

Senior Design Engineer

Senior Design Engineer

The short story:

  • The position is responsible for leading the product design requirements, including: new design concepts, layouts, calculations, drawings and BOM’s and seeing the product through verification, validation and production.

The essentials:

  • Research, design, develop and evaluate designs and products following Norriseal’s new product development (NPD) process from concept to product introduction & field validation.
  • Mechanical product design (modeling) & drawings using 3D CAD modeling and PLM of control valves, butterfly valves and controls for oil and gas applications.
  • Ensure that products comply with regulatory requirements (ex. NACE, API, UL)
  • Design of products to meet safety requirements of local, federal and industry requirements at a minimum.
  • Create and develop engineering project documentation, i.e. bill of materials and drawings, and specifications.
  • Perform FMEA, FEA, CFD and GD &T analysis.
  • Participate in or conduct design reviews, provide feedback, using appropriate tools, i.e. FMEA, analyses, field and lab testing.
  • Provide support to all functional areas of the company as required.

The requirements:

  • BSME and at least 5 years of experience
  • Experience with process controls design – valves, actuators, regulators, level controls, etc.

What you’ll need to know and the skills to have:

  • 3D/CAD Solid Modeling – CREO
  • Product evaluation, testing and reporting skills
  • Solid understanding of engineering mechanics, fluid flow and pneumatics.
  • Statistical Techniques (Ex. Design of Experiments, Product Capability Analysis, Tolerancing and Dimensional Stackups)
  • FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
  • FEA (Finite Element Analysis)
  • CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics)
  • Basic Electrical Circuits and Wiring
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Comfortable giving technical presentations/interfacing with customers.
  • Exhibits excellent creativity and innovation in design work while keeping project goals in mind.
  • Knowledge and adherence to export control regulations.