Mechanical Engineer

Employer
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,
Location
Westminster, MD
Posted
Sep 09, 2022
Closes
Sep 24, 2022
Ref
645615726
Hours
Full Time
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and other systems for rail and commercial vehiclesWe are seeking a Mechanical Engineer who is primarily responsible for the execution of the design and development of pneumatic and/or hydraulic brake components/assemblies, including brake control units, hydraulic units, Air Supply Units, brake discs, calipers, tread brakes, track brakes and controls for passenger rail transit vehicles. The primary objectives of this position are to develop the braking components on-time, per the customer specification, and to release high quality, accurate technical documentation. Mechanical Engineers are responsible for aspects of their assigned products, including design, generation of test procedures, troubleshooting test failures, and manufacturing, quality, and purchasing support.Essential Functions: Generate component and assembly designs based on customer and internal specifications Validating customer specifications and coordinating commentary with the departments Conducting the installation investigation of the brake units Creating 3D models of the brake units for the customers Create and maintain bill of materials Creating internal development orders (REDs) Assisting the new product development process by participating in design meetings Specifying and reaching agreement on the drafts of the installation investigations with the relevant series-production development departments Assisting the customer, sales and aftermarket with short-term enquiries Generate and validate Acceptance Test Procedures Development of purchase specifications/requirements Provide manufacturing, purchasing, and quality support Generate change documentation to update engineering documents Monitor/assure component designs are specification compliant Monitor and provide input to project schedules Support review of manuals for the Technical Publications Department Other responsibilities as defined by the Manager of Mechanical Engineering Technical Competencies Knowledge and practical understanding of brake or similar equipment and principles Hands on experience with electro-mechanical and/or mechanical systems Knowledge and practical understanding of brake or similar equipment CAD Modeling Configuration/Change Control Manufacturing practices Value engineering Estimate costs BOM structuring Reliability, maintainability, safety and human factors Core Competencies Analytical-thinking & decision-making Strategic decision making with respect to design and manufacturing Must understand and practice good organization and configuration management skills Risk assessment Education and ExperienceBachelors Degree in Engineering, Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical is preferred3-5+ years of relevant engineering design experience*LI-TS1 *LI-Hybrid