Project Engineer in Baraga, MI at Pettibone Heavy Equipment Group

Date Posted: 3/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Baraga, MI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Develop and support assigned off-road machines design for total life cycle.

  • Key contact \ lead individual \ technical expert on assigned off-road product line of equipment.

  • Accountable for product designs performance, cost, quality, and timing.

Lead design responsibility for new products.

  • Work with all key functions (Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Service) to develop specifications, timing, and cost targets that meet the assigned product lines strategic plans.

  • Lead development team through: innovation, vehicle concept, component selection, design reviews, release, build, validation, and industry standards compliance plans to meet product definition targets.

  • Utilize engineering tools such as: FMEAs, 8D problem resolution process, and risk assessments to validate the design content.

Lead design responsibility for current products.

  • Support data driven investigation, root cause analysis, resolution, and corrective action implementation of customer field issues.

  • Support cost reduction initiatives on current product.

  • Support resolution of manufacturing related issues

Functional expert in electro-hydraulic and/or heavy structural weldments.

  • In addition to product line responsibilities, individual will also be technical expert in electro-hydraulic and/or structural weldments in support of other product lines.

  • Assist in component selection, participate in relevant design reviews, and provide expertise to other Project Engineers / Design Engineers as needed.

Assist in maintenance and enhancement of engineering technical documentation and tools.

  • Oversee and participate in the structuring, release, and maintenance of the assigned product lines: bills of materials, published technical specifications, and other related documentation.

  • Follow the standards established in the Company Engineering Standards Manual, and provide improvements / enhancements.

  • Participate in development and review of engineering standards.

Supervisory responsibility:

  • Will have responsibility for new and current support of existing product line. Will coordinate\supervise the activity of other Engineers, Designers, Technicians and Drafters.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical, Agricultural, Electrical, Hydraulic Engineering, or related experience.

  • 5+ years of steadily progressing engineering experience.

  • Experience with electrical/electronic, fluid power and mechanical systems on mobile equipment is desired.

  • Project management experience is desired.

  • Use sound reasoning when conceiving ideas and making judgments.

  • Good working knowledge of SolidWorks, Microsoft Office software, and appropriate analytical tools.