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R&D Project Engineer

  • ... Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 106000 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 04, 2024       Expires on: Mar 20, 2024

R&D Project Engineer   

JOB TITLE:

R&D Project Engineer

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Chicago Illinois United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Union Tank Car Company
Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc.
, a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.
The R&D Project Engineer is responsible for researching the improvement of practices and procedures of repairs and replacement parts they relate to design and manufacturing of untried types of tank cars and hopper cars, as well as like enhancements to existing tank cars and hopper cars and related components while meeting manufacturing, repair customer and regulatory demands; for assistance in providing preliminary material and process study and recommendations for these types of cars and components and fulfilling the engineering requirements of special projects as required.
He/she ensures that all proposed materials, processes and designs are technically sound before marketing and provides technical expertise for UTLX.
Primary responsibilities and/or essential functions include, but are not limited to:
  • Ensures that existing manufacturing and repair methods, standards, and procedures are constantly reviewed, improved, and new or improved processes installed to reduce costs, improve quality and provide superior efficiency.
  • Ensures that complete and useful R&D engineering information is disseminated in a timely fashion to all internal customers with respect to new applications.
  • Ensures that the company and the R&D are adequately represented in all industry, trade, and regulatory organizations which concern project engineering standards.
    Provides engineering services to all repair shops, providing state-of-the-art equipment and continuous evaluation of production and repair processes and capabilities to ensure efficient operations.
  • Identifies designs and conducts R&D projects which enhance UTLX market position, especially through the improvement of existing and commercialization of new designs on tank car parts and components.
  • Provides R&D project engineering services to all repair shops, providing process improvements to ensure efficiency in maintaining company-owned leased tank car fleet.
  • Participates in and actively supports Quality projects and activities and Responsible Care initiatives to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.
Skills/Specifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management: can set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Solid mathematical and analytical skills combined with the ability to read and understand precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of regulatory rules, AAR practices, and Fleet Engineering Standards.
  • Ability to wear as required safety equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses, hard hats, earplugs, and respirators while at Repair Shops.
Education/Experience/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or similar required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience in a corporate environment.
  • Experience in 3-D CAD modeling; Solid Edge preferred.
  • Prior rail industry experience is beneficial.
Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class.
If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to careers@marmon.
com, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 04, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

106000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707370934-9f9bfa3d0dbf84853265b1fb02846830

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Chicago

Job Origin:

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Union Tank Car Company
Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.
The R&D Project Engineer is responsible for researching the improvement of practices and procedures of repairs and replacement parts they relate to design and manufacturing of untried types of tank cars and hopper cars, as well as like enhancements to existing tank cars and hopper cars and related components while meeting manufacturing, repair customer and regulatory demands; for assistance in providing preliminary material and process study and recommendations for these types of cars and components and fulfilling the engineering requirements of special projects as required. He/she ensures that all proposed materials, processes and designs are technically sound before marketing and provides technical expertise for UTLX.
Primary responsibilities and/or essential functions include, but are not limited to:
  • Ensures that existing manufacturing and repair methods, standards, and procedures are constantly reviewed, improved, and new or improved processes installed to reduce costs, improve quality and provide superior efficiency.
  • Ensures that complete and useful R&D engineering information is disseminated in a timely fashion to all internal customers with respect to new applications.
  • Ensures that the company and the R&D are adequately represented in all industry, trade, and regulatory organizations which concern project engineering standards. Provides engineering services to all repair shops, providing state-of-the-art equipment and continuous evaluation of production and repair processes and capabilities to ensure efficient operations.
  • Identifies designs and conducts R&D projects which enhance UTLX market position, especially through the improvement of existing and commercialization of new designs on tank car parts and components.
  • Provides R&D project engineering services to all repair shops, providing process improvements to ensure efficiency in maintaining company-owned leased tank car fleet.
  • Participates in and actively supports Quality projects and activities and Responsible Care initiatives to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.
Skills/Specifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management: can set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Solid mathematical and analytical skills combined with the ability to read and understand precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of regulatory rules, AAR practices, and Fleet Engineering Standards.
  • Ability to wear as required safety equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses, hard hats, earplugs, and respirators while at Repair Shops.
Education/Experience/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or similar required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience in a corporate environment.
  • Experience in 3-D CAD modeling; Solid Edge preferred.
  • Prior rail industry experience is beneficial.
Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to careers@marmon.com, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

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