Engineer Product I

Waterloo, Iowa
Nov 10, 2023
Dec 01, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Engineer Product I

BCforward is currently seeking a highly motivated Engineer Product I for an opportunity in Waterloo, IA 50701

  • Position Title: Engineer Product I
  • Location: Waterloo, IA 50701
  • Anticipated Start Date: Tentative 11/01/2023.

Please note this is the target date and is subject to change. BCforward will send official notice ahead of a confirmed start date.
  • Expected Duration: 12 Months Contract
  • Job Type: Full Time 40 Hours Contract, Onsite
  • Pay Range: $32.39 on W2 (must be able to work on W2 without sponsorship)

Shift: 1st shift onsite position
Please note that actual compensation may vary within this range due to factors such as location, experience, and job responsibilities, and does not encompass additional non-standard compensation (e.g., benefits, paid time off, per diem, etc.).
  • Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project. Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews. Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation.
  • Duties: Applies existing applications to routine problems. Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications. This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.
  • Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects. Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products. Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.
  • Position Title
  • Engine Calibration and Development Engineer
  • Specific Position Requirements
  • Engine Development Engineer, you will have shared management of a performance and emissions dyno. In addition you will:
  • Define detailed engine test plans and schedule dyno test work.
  • Write work orders and communicate needs to test cell operators.
  • Prepare engines for testing and write assembly and instrumentation work orders.
  • Analyze test results, present results and lead discussions.
  • Calibrate base engine software features and help to develop new software features.
  • Provide technical guidance to other groups (field performance, calibration, applications, etc.).
  • Contribute to engine and aftertreatment hardware development.
  • What It Takes
  • We need an excellent communicator who thrives on solving problems in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering. In addition we require:
  • 2 + years experience in engine engineering.
  • A basic understanding of diesel engine performance and emissions.
  • 6 months + experience in engine or component development testing.

Desired Skills:
  • One or more years' experience with engine development or engine control system development or engine component/subsystem development
  • Proficiency in the use of engine test lab equipment, data acquisition, and data analysis tools Knowledge of diesel engine emissions control technologies and emissions regulations
  • Demonstrated skills in the clear communication of technical data and project information
  • Strong Candidate:
  • Experience in performance and emissions development of heavy-duty diesel engines, including the use of controller development tools
  • Experience using Design of Experiment methodologies, modeling, and optimization techniques
  • User experience with GT-Power
  • User experience with National Instruments Diadem analysis software
  • User experience with Matlab and associated toolboxes (MBC, CAGE, Simulink)
  • Education (Minimum):
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Agricultural or Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Strong Candidate:
  • Master's degree in engineering or additional classes in thermodynamics, fluids, heat transfer, combustion, engine performance, theory or design desired

BCforward offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to major medical, HSA, dental, vision, employer-provided group life, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and 401k.

About BCforward:

Founded in 1998 on the idea that industry leaders needed a professional service, and workforce management expert, to fuel the development and execution of core business and technology strategies, BCforward is a Black-owned firm providing unique solutions supporting value capture and digital product delivery needs for organizations around the world. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with an Offshore Development Center in Hyderabad, India, BCforward's 6,000 consultants support more than 225 clients globally.

BCforward champions the power of human potential to help companies transform, accelerate, and scale. Guided by our core values of People-Centric, Optimism, Excellence, Diversity, and Accountability, our professionals have helped our clients achieve their strategic goals for more than 25 years. Our strong culture and clear values have enabled BCforward to become a market leader and best in class place to work.

BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

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Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 214554 when responding to this ad.