Product Engineer - Polymer Concrete - Sweetwater, TN

CRH

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Sweetwater, TN

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    Position summary

    th operation and product management teams.

    The Product Engineer - Polymer Concrete will create enclosures that provide medium to heavy duty solutions for vaults, splice boxes and meter boxes ideal for any industry - municipal water, telecommunications, and other commercial and industrial applications.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Establish design specifications based on industry and customer standards and expectations

    • Perform, oversee, and direct product design and detailing along with product prototyping and testing of Polymer Concrete enclosures with accompanying components/accessories

    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team, utilizing a stage-gate product development process led by Product Management, to bring a product from concept to commercial release

    • Coordinate internal and third-party testing and prototyping of product

    • Collaborate with Operations in the design and implementation of tooling, automation, and assembly processes. Ensure manufacturability of designs and a seamless introduction of those designs to production

    • Establish product specifications, material standards, and testing requirements for operations' teams based on industry and customer expectations

    • Product design calculations and 3D modeling of designs

    • Verify designs including suitable simulation - Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

    • Partner with Drafting team to review/create customer details, product designs and drawings

    • Provide technical support and expertise for quality standards and certifications

    • Set goals and objectives for internal and external customer projects

    • Maintain existing regulatory approvals and assist commercial team in acquiring of new approvals

    • Create SKU's and Bills of Material

    • Attend job sites and customer meetings as needed to provide technical support

    • Research new technologies to ensure Oldcastle remains at the forefront of the industry

    • Support maintenance and improvement of product through change management process

    • Support the Sales and Customer Service teams in pre-sale and post-sale strategies including answering customer questions and investigating product inquiries/issues

    Competencies, Education, and Experience

    • Strong technical ability and 5+ years relevant product development and hands-on work experience with physically manufactured product(s). Being an accredited PE/PEng or EIT is preferred
    • Bachelor's degree in civil or mechanical engineering, or related field
    • A pro-active collaborative individual with a passion for excellent product and continuous improvement as well as a keen attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team in a fast-paced product development environment
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
    • Proficient in 3D modeling and document management software, preferably with Inventor/Vault and SolidWorks/PDM
    • Proficient in applicable simulation analysis software tools
    • Demonstrated ability to understand regulatory code/standards and achieve product compliance
    • Experience in polymer concrete manufactured products for infrastructure construction preferred
    • Experience in any of the following would be considered an asset:
      • Familiarity with ANSI/SCTE 77 along with associated testing

      • Knowledge of the Water and Telecommunication industries

      • FMEA, Tolerance stack analysis, DFMA

      • Lean Manufacturing

    Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands

    • Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, strength to lift and carry files and products weighing up to 40 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

    • Must be able to work in plant production environment as needed to validate designs, review progress on special projects, perform job safety analysis, and other tasks which will result in some exposure to noise, dust, cold, etc.

    • Must be able to wear PPE when applicable and follow all safety measures

    • Overnight/Business Travel approximately 20% within the US, Canada, and Mexico

    What CRH Offers You

    • Highly competitive base pay

    • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

    • Group retirement savings program

    • Health and wellness programs

    • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

    About CRH

    CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

    If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

    Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Why you should apply for a job to CRH:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Your Time Away - CRH recognizes the importance of time away from work and we provide Paid Time Off to enjoy through the year.
  • CRH provides flexible work policies that vary across the different locations to best suit the employee and needs of the business.
  • At CRH, you get the benefit of working for a large global company with the feel of a small company and opportunities to make an impact.