Product Engineer, Configuration Management

Employer
Stryten Energy
Location
Alpharetta, Georgia
Posted
Dec 01, 2023
Closes
Dec 06, 2023
Ref
2685671208
Position Type
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Overview

The Configuration Management Engineer is the vital link between Engineering and Operations. Working throughout the organization, this position will be responsible for releasing new product developments as well as upgrades to existing products. The Product Engineer will work with teams to deliver world class solutions, ensuring compliance to specification, configuration management, integration into existing systems, and validation of product design.

Applications include innovative energy storage, battery accessories, electro-mechanical devices, vehicular platforms, etc. which will require the candidate to possess leadership skills and flexibility.

Location: Alpharetta, Georgia

Responsibilities

Product Development
  • Utilize the Product Life Cycle (PLC) process to manage new products from cradle-to-grave
  • Manage items and product configurations at all levels and coordinate the development of Bill of Material (BOM) using the Arena PLM tool
  • Prepare and submit Engineering Change Orders (ECO's) for approval to release design changes to Operations
  • Transmit released part design changes and Technical Data Packages (TDP's) to relevant manufacturing and vendor stakeholders
  • Provide Manufacturing BOMs to Finance for entry into the JDE ERP system
  • Develop timelines for Product Engineering tasks and inform management of performance against plan as part of the PLC process
  • Act as technical resource for all enquiries coming from Business Development or Program Management in matters related to products for Essential Power
  • Support engineering efforts to determine the feasibility of selected concepts to meet functional applications, and customer needs
  • Evaluate, document, and implement potential design and process changes to improve product performance, manufacturability, safety or cost consistent with company PLC process requirements
  • Coordinate and communicate development schedules or design issues throughout the team continuously
  • Work in concert with the Lead Designer to ensure technical documentation meets requirements
  • Review and resolve issues associated with manufacturing, quality, and internal customer expectations

Program Management:
  • Act as PM for projects related to product changes and/or updates required by component obsolescence, component changes, manufacturing improvements, etc. for released products (in Production lifecycle)
  • Communicate between the project team and the stakeholders
  • Act as PM with other departments within the company to ensure others have the necessary information required to meet the projects requirements.
  • Follow-up actions between progress review meetings
  • Handle administrative management tasks
  • Participate into the Phase Gate and PLC processes and overall commercial strategy

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Experience working in a product development environment or related engineering role preferred
  • License to practice as a Professional Engineer considered an asset
  • Experience and understanding of one or several of the following areas is considered essential: product development cycle in a defence, automotive or industrial environment, lithium energy storage, power and electronics, battery energy storage systems (BESS), quality assurance protocols, design-to-cost methodology, military or commercial standards, proof-of-compliance and safety testing
  • Relevant Experience in Change Management (ECR, ECO)
  • Strong ability to work with multiple products/projects and track product life cycle from planning through launch
  • Strong interpersonal relationship and leadership skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications / technical requirements
  • Strong knowledge of QMS, ISO, industry standards, military or commercial standards and associated procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles
  • Highly motivated problem solver with meticulous attention to detail
  • Responsiveness to external and internal customers and a can-do, positive attitude are a must
  • Strong English language, verbal communication and writing skills required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT (include physical requirements)
  • Office base environment
  • Occasional on-site visits to manufacturing facilities
  • Occasional short-term travel may be required


EEO

Stryten Energy is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Our Company

Stryten Energy helps solve the world's most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world's most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, microgrids, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead, lithium and vanadium redox flow batteries, intelligent chargers and energy performance management software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at .