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Lead Project Engineering

Muskegon, MI 49440

Job Title: Lead Project Engineer

Job Code: AS20200204-43917

Job Location: Muskegon, MI

Job Description:

Position reports to the Director of Engineering and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Leader for L3Harris Engine technical issues in support of the program and customer.

- Responsible for engine and engine sub system design, analysis, problem solving/corrective action reports, engine integration, and performance in the application.

- Lead interface for technical discussion between L3Harris CPS and Customers, Suppliers, Contractors, and L3Harris Departments to optimize designs and manage development to meet cost, quality, and schedule commitments.

- Technical lead of cross-functional matrixed engineering team (ME, EE, Software, etc.) to oversee work quality and ensure engineering contract deliverables are met.

- Completes monthly estimate to complete assessments for projects, and delivers data to program finance and program management.

- Supports program management for all technical aspects of a program that may include SOW, schedule, cost and risk.

- Monitors and reports activity status, schedule, actual vs. budgeted hours, and engineering forecasts for technical areas of program.  

- Approves engineering technical reports for submission to the customer.

- Accountable for engine system level requirements and derivation of design requirements from vehicle level.

- Estimates engineering costs and is technical lead for new engine proposals, lead for engine related technical special assignments, and lead for engine design and process improvement related projects.

- Indirectly (dotted line report) manages engineering resources assigned to the engine programs, assigns out direct engineering assignments, and evaluates employee performance.

- Ensure Design Verification Test plans adequately captures all data to assess requirements compliance.


 - Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent technical BS degree with a minimum of 9 years experience.

- In depth product knowledge engine design, engine performance perameters, and vehicle performance.

- Engineering knowledge of mechanics; hydraulics; engine parts such as gears, crankcases, connecting rods, camshafts, and housings; knowledge of performance parameters such as speed, RPM, torque, power and gear ratios; understanding of sub-systems like fuel, coolant, oil, valvetrain; understanding of component stress and strain; and basic knowledge of engine component manufacturing.  

- Understanding of powerpack integration into vehicles, and how engines operation impacts the vehicle performance.

- Project management experience and ability to use MS Project to create schedules.

- Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills, including the ability to coach and lead 8D investigations.

- Highly organized and able to multitask on many different projects at once.

- Must be able to move freely, with or without reasonable accommodation, throughout a manufacturing environment.

- GD&T knowledge, ability to to read machining and assembly prints, and understanding of bill of materials and processes.

- Proven ability to make technical decisions, complete project objectives within budget and schedule, and work with little supervision.  

- Proven ability to work well with others in a cross-functional environment while working on multiple projects.  

- Ability to track metrics and report status of engineering activities.  

- Ability to utilize all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.

- Excellent written and verbal communication, and the ability to write and review technical reports.  

- Ability to get security clearance.

Preferred Additional Skills:

- Product knowledge of the L3 AVDS engine, powerpack integration into tracked vehicles, and experience with dynamometer testing.  

- An understanding of working with CAD models and programs in Pro E (Creo) and AutoCAD.

- Experience in regulated aerospace/military manufacturing enviroment with CNC Machining, complex assembly and product test.

- MS degree in engineering.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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