Mechanical Engineer (HVAC)

Knorr Brake Company
Westminster, MD
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Full Time
Knorr Brake Company is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market. We're part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you'll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You'll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! KBC Careers The Mechanical Engineering position is responsible for the execution of the design and development of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) components, for passenger rail transit vehicles. The HVAC Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design of frames, component installation, piping installation, developing the wiring and conduit installation within unitized HVAC unit for rail vehicles, in cooperation with the HVAC System Engineer and the Electrical Engineer. Mechanical design of external control boxes containing microprocessor control units, contactors, relays, or similar equipment will also be within the responsibility of the HVAC Mechanical Engineer. The primary objectives of this position are to develop designs on-time per the project schedule, in accordance with customer specifications, and to release high quality, accurate technical documentation to allow procurement of materials and manufacture of the designs. The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for all aspects of their assigned products, including design, generation of Shock and Vibration test procedures, and manufacturing, quality, purchasing and field support. Other responsibilities are as defined by the Engineering Manager. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Generate component and assembly designs based on customer and internal specifications. Create bill of materials and keep updated. Generate and validate Shock and Vibration Test Procedures. Provide manufacturing, purchasing, RAMS and quality support. Qualification of mechanical engineering design, including generating shock and vibration type test procedures and reports. Development of purchase specifications/requirements. Generate change documentation to update engineering documents Review customer specifications. Monitor/assure component designs are specification compliant. Support review of manuals for the Technical Publications Department. Must be able to comply with quality, product safety, and HSE rules and regulations. Be energy conscious, if applicable. A' Work EnvironmentA' This job primarily operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Occasional work is performed in outside weather conditions A' TravelA' is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected. Job Requirements:Required SkillsCompetencies Engineering Principles: Broad experience and good theoretical knowledge of engineering principles: Strength of materials Proficient in machine design Manufacturing practices Welding design as per AWS Sheet metal design/manufacturing Value engineering Reliability, maintainability, safety and human factors Drawings execution as per ASME Y14 Series Business Experience:A' Must have good business sense. Estimate costs Risk assessments Industry Experience: Knowledge and practical understanding of HVAC equipment and principles Hands on experience with mechanical systems Hands-on experience with electro-mechanical systems Process Orientation: Must understand and practice good organization and configuration management skills BOM structuring Configuration/Change Control Computer Competence Proficient with excel, word and PowerPoint 3D modeling (NX) Windchill Leadership and Teamwork: Must be able to clearly define requirements and expectations to others (Project Manager, Customer, Engineers, Purchasing, etc.) Must be able to work well in a team environment both internally and with customers. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities Must have a strong desire to succeed with high expectations, both of themselves and others Professional Writing: Must be able to write clear and precise specifications Time Management: Must be able to read a large volume of material (usually customer specifications) and ascertain the salient points Manage multiple and conflicting priorities Communication Skills: Must have effective communications and presentations skills Design Reviews Technical Presentations Training of customers on product performance, use and maintenance Decision Making: Technical authority in the development of HVAC mechanical engineering design with department manager's final approval Authority in selection of the mechanical components from existing product library/purchased items or the initiation of new designs Provide recommendations of developing new product lines in order to fulfill customer requirements Required Experience Required Education and Experience BSME 5-7 years of experience Preferred Education and Experience 7-10 years of experience Industry related experience LI-NBC-MT1 LI-MT #cbkbc What does Knorr Brake Company have to offer you? Competitive Health Benefits Company Paid Life and Disability Benefits Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 401 (k) Plan Educational Assistance Free Passes to Local Attractions Free Gym memberships Additional Discount Offerings Volunteer Paid Time Off Paid Vacation Paid Sick Leave Company Paid Holidays Monthly Employee Welfare Events and Volunteer Opportunities A' We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. LI-NBC-MT1