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Project Engineer II - Sustaining Engineering (Hybrid)

Company: Rheem Manufacturing
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


A Career at Rheem: Where Comfort Is Your Calling

At Rheem, we are dedicated to bringing comfort to people's lives. As a leading global manufacturer of heating, cooling and water heating equipment, we are innovating all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. It is an exciting challenge that requires a team of talented, passionate people with a diverse set of skills. From engineers to accountants, sales professionals to support experts, Rheem depends on people to power our innovations. Join Rheem, and help shape the future of products that impact lives-every day.

The Project Engineer II - Sustaining is responsible for managing all aspects of project assignments using the Product Development Process (PDP) as a guide to achieve project objectives for sustaining engineering product development projects. Responsible for product maintenance, cost improvement, quality improvement and similar projects. Directs and coordinates a project team in the planning, organization, implementation, and completion of engineering project assignments.

This position will serve our Air Division, located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. This is a hybrid position, which requires some in-office work while maintaining some flexibilty to work from home. Specific information can be provided during the interview process. This position is required to be located in Fort Smith, AR.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for design and the full product-life cycle.
  • Reviews project plans, proposals, and objectives.
  • Creates, evaluates, and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Designs and conducts tests to determine project progress.
  • Acts as liaison with department contacts to gain input and effectively communicates project status.
  • Provides detailed test programs and guidance to assigned lab and design personnel in the conductance and documentation of product specific test standards. Evaluates data and makes recommendations.
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Complies with state and federal regulations and ensures a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of latest manufacturing technologies, techniques, and practices.
  • Other duties as assignedJob Qualifications

    What You Need
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years' experience in hands-on product design/testing/service of engineered products
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a matrix team environment.
    • Must have good mathematical and electro-mechanical skills.
    • Aptitude for creativity
    • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, six sigma, Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA), AutoCAD, Pro-E, PLC's and controls.
      How To Stand Out
      • Master's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field
      • Experience with thermodynamics and/or heat transfer philosophies
      • Experience in hands-on product design/testing/service of HVAC, refrigeration and/or electric or gas products such as appliances
      • Experience with Pro-E
      • Experience dealing with UL, CSA, and European compliance standards
        Rheem is an Equal Opportunity Employer

        Notice To Third Party Recruitment Agencies

        Please note that Rheem and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

        In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Rheem and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, will become the property of Rheem.

        Primary Location

        US-AR-Fort Smith

        Work Locations

        Rheem ACD - Fort Smith (AR)


        Engineering & Science


        Air Conditioning Division




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        Job Posting

        Jun 14, 2022, 3:13:14 PM

Keywords: Rheem Manufacturing, Fort Smith , Project Engineer II - Sustaining Engineering (Hybrid), Engineering , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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