Project Engineer

Direct and coordinate activities of a cross-functional Engineering team for the quotation, design, development, and launch of Road Ready telematics products.  Assures that projects are completed on time, to budget, and meet customer expectations. 

Lead efforts to resolve all technical issues related to design, performance, compliance, manufacturability, and / or quality for Road Ready telematics products

Analyze and provide technical input to Road Ready telematics designs, manufacturing methods, validation plans, and component designs.  Components typically include injection molded plastic parts, printed circuit boards, stampings, and machined parts.

Serve as the primary technical interface for customers as well as internal Sales & Marketing personnel. 

Analyze technology trends and integrate latest technology into Road Ready telematics products in conjunction with the Design group to ensure that Road Ready maintains its competitive advantage and status as the preferred supplier of telematics products.

Evaluate and resolve manufacturing and performance issues with Manufacturing and Quality Departments using problem solving and root cause analysis methods to reduce potential NCR’s and field issues, and to avoid customer dissatisfaction.

Assure that new products are developed and documented in accordance with internal NPI (New Product Introduction) procedures as well as TS16949 requirements.

Lead efforts to develop product specifications / definitions in conjunction with customers and sales personnel.  Direct and coordinate activities of a cross-functional engineering team to complete new product quotations and develop capital budgets.

Support life cycle management (LCM) review initiatives on all products.

Assist with Corporate productivity improvement projects and the timely achievement of engineering productivity goals.

Support the daily management of sample builds.

Support interdisciplinary engineering/technical interactions with outside contractors and internal engineering resources.  Interdisciplinary engineering fields include but are not limited to Electrical, Firmware, Software, Plastics and Mechanical Engineering.

Support all travel requirements to customers (OEM, fleets, partners, etc.) and provide technical support to the commercial group.

Support development of relationships with partner colleges and/or universities, to include leading cooperative development projects.

Support the Return Material Authorization (RMA) process, to include receipt of returned product, technical review/teardown for root cause analysis and corrective actions and reporting of statistics related to these activities.

Lead problem solving activities related to product engineering, to include design, quality and process improvement

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Requires 4-year engineering degree in any of the following disciplines: Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Plastics Engineering.  Candidates with other technical degrees will be considered based on relevant work experience.

Prefer candidates with at least 5 years work experience in project management, PMP certification a plus.

Prefer candidates with formal problem- solving skills/experience.

Project Management experience, MS Project, PC skills (MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access)

 

Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a “US Person" which includes:  a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

Please email your resume to careers@truck-lite.com or forward via US mail to the following address:  Truck-Lite Co., LLC  310 E. Elmwood Ave.  Falconer, NY  14733

Include the name of the open position in your correspondence.