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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: CIRCOR
Location: Sandy
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Sr. Design EngineerBUSINESS: Refinery Valves - DeltaValveLOCATION: Sandy, UTREPORTS TO: Sr. Manager, Engineering - DeltaValveCIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR) is one of the world's leading providers of mission critical flow control products and services for the Industrial and Aerospace & Defense markets. The Company has a product portfolio of market-leading brands serving its customers' most demanding applications. CIRCOR markets its solutions directly and through various sales partners to more than 14,000 customers in approximately 100 countries. The Company has a global presence with approximately 3,200 employees and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. For more information, visit the Company's investor relations website at About CIRCOR Refinery ValvesCIRCOR Refinery Valves consists of two product brands, DeltaValve and TapcoEnpro, offering a diverse range of products and services, mainly for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries.TapcoEnpro: For nearly seven decades, TapcoEnpro has been the leader in providing severe service, critical flow, high temperature control valves, electrohydraulic actuators and other essential products and services to the global refining and petrochemical industry. Our multi-step process includes research, conceptualization, feasibility assessment, establishing design requirements, preliminary design, detailed design, production planning, and finally production. TapcoEnpro valve and actuator service handles the needs of customers throughout the world with the capability to perform complete valve overhauls in the field with an emphasis on safety, quality, and on time completion.DeltaValve: DeltaValve is a world leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of critical service equipment for delayed coking. Our renowned fully automated coke drum unheading valves have become a global standard for safe, reliable, and easy-to-operate coke drum unheading. This revolutionary technology was the foundation for many other innovations, including the Top Unheading Valve, Retractable Center Feed Injection Device, Planetary Roller Screw Electric Actuator, Isolation Valves that are in-line maintainable, Auto-Switch Coke Boring/Cutting Tools, and other related equipment.POSITION DETAILSPosition SummaryThe Sr. Design Engineer (Mechanical) will be responsible for providing guidance and expertise in engineering design projects creating complex mechanical equipment and systems and to investigate, evaluate, and develop new applications for existing equipment and systems. The position will assist in assembling, troubleshooting, and testing new equipment to ensure production capabilities and cost-effectiveness. This position is the technical point of contact with customers and potential customers, and may be required to present at industry conferences. Determines procedures, and safety standards on design and assembly of current and new equipment. Develops procedures for testing of equipment. Stays ahead of the competition using creative talent in the design and formulation of new product lines and enhancements. The incumbent will be able to apply analytical, evaluative, and constructive expertise including FEA and other in-depth design analysis validation to design engineering projects, seeing them to completion by the critical deadlines assigned. Recommends improvements to existing product to maximize production and operating cost-effectiveness. Provides direction to support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing, and/or prototype fabrication.The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and be able to take a project from a starting concept to completion with minimal guidance. The ideal candidate will have experience with or the ability to work in a research and development environment and be able to contribute to the effectiveness and bottom line of the company in providing innovative new products and upgrades to current products.Principal ActivitiesDesigns complex mechanical equipment and systems to investigate, evaluate and develop new applications for existing equipment and systemsIdentifies and applies appropriate sound engineering principles, analytical and investigative methods and techniquesAnalyzes assigned tasks to provide estimates of labor resources and materials required to completePrepares schedules for accomplishing tasks within estimatesProvides direction and oversight to technicians in fabrication and installation of complex mechanical and related electronic equipment and systemsMay direct field operation and maintenance activities of mechanical equipment/systems installationsEvaluates operational systems and designs modifications to eliminate causes of malfunctions or changes in system requirementsDevelops new applications requiring appreciable originality, ingenuity, and complex test procedures for equipment and systems, which are significantly different from existing designsPlans, organizes, and conducts the development of each assignment; coordinates resources assigned to each activity, and coordinates the activities of group involved in various stages of overall program to ensure effective integrationProvides technical guidance to personnel involved with producing design fabrication drawingsReviews and dispositions manufacturing issuesReviews and corrects drawings to ensure proper engineering techniques and required specification have been utilizedDevelops, releases, and maintains documentation in accordance with company and contractual requirementsReviews, writes, and edits reports (i.e. evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals, etc.) to provide recommendations, conclusions, and other dataCoordinates all design/engineering/drafting efforts for an assigned program to ensure that design details and drawings are in compliance with established engineering standardsPrepares or supervises preparation of working plans, detailed drawings and complete mechanical or electrical drawings of complex components and assemblies from notes, verbal instructions and rough or detailed sketches for engineering or manufacturing purposes using computerized equipment (e.g. CAD/CAM: SolidWorks)Makes engineering computations, writes specifications, and makes revisions to drawings or specificationsVerifies completed work checking dimensions, material, and quantitiesProvides engineering design, support, and training to the manufacturing areas and assess new and existing equipment to optimize efficiency, safety, quality and cost effectivenessDesigns and conducts experiments, collects data and interprets results, conducts analysis and writes analysis and test reports. Capability to draw conclusions and reconcile differences between predicted and actual resultsPlans and coordinates the maintenance of a variety of engineering solutions including documentation, reporting, publishing, and making technical or other presentations to ensure visibility of the solution(s) in an evolving environmentDesigns new equipment and machinery as conceived to support the in-house needs of Manufacturing and Engineering. Assists in building, installing, debugging and testing new equipment to ensure production capabilitiesDetermines bill of materials, maintenance schedules, procedures and safety standards on current and new equipment to ensure equipment is operated, maintained and serviced properlyDetermines technical objectives and develop innovative, practical solutions to advance technical engineering problems. Provide technical support to failure investigations and bid responsesPerforms other duties, as assignedJob Requirements CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTSKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesProficient in computer aided design and analysis (solid modeling with SolidWorks or similar, calculations with MathCAD, Excel or similar)Solid understanding of machine design (fits, tolerances, alignment, bearings, power transmission and other machine components)Working knowledge of blueprints, schematics, piping drawings, site elevation drawings, manufacturing prints, and drafting knowledge (ANSI Y14.5)Understanding of Bill of Material structuringMicrosoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OutlookProficient understanding and working knowledge of manufacturing practices and processesWorking knowledge of design of experiments, testing, data interpretation (e.g. vibration analysis), non-destructive testing, monitoring/failure analysis and equipment failure history analysisPerform stress, strain, and deflection analysisKnowledge of engineering materialsASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: Section VIII, Div. I and II (Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels), Section II (Material Specifications and Properties), ASME B31.3 (Piping code), and PAI 600ANSI B16.34 (Valves, Flanged and Threaded)Familiarity with FEA (stress, pressure vessel, thermal, kinematic analysis; CFD), valve, pressure vessel, and actuator design (HOV, MOV, AOV), and hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systemsPositive mental attitude; team orientationAbility to present technical information to non-technical personnelWork independently with minimal supervisionSuccessfully perform duties, even under stressful circumstancesDemonstrate tolerance and respect for co-workers, clients, vendors, and various culturesNegotiation, persuasion, and building consensus skillsConfidence, comprehension, and technical competencyAbility to prioritize and multi-taskTechnical writing and communication/report generation skillsAbility to think outside the box to generate new and innovative design solutionsAbility to travel to customers, potential customers, and industry conferences: 20%Education & ExperienceBachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or directly related field of study, Master's degree in a technical discipline a plus.Eight plus years of directly applicable work experience in a technical environment, or equivalent training and education.Experience with inspection, measurement and testing, and experience in a research and development atmosphere.Experience and competence with in-depth design validation and analysis, utilizing hand calculations, FEA, CFD, etc.Professional work experience with industrial valves and petrochemical processes and machine shop experience a plus.CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Associated topics: aerodynamic, autocad, brakes, catia, mechanic, mechanism, motor, proe, rotordynamic, thermal Associated topics: boiler, brakes, catia, chassis, mechanic, mechanism, motor, msme, naval, vibration

Keywords: CIRCOR, Sandy , Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Other , Sandy, Utah

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