Project Engineer

Columbia, MD
Full-time


dlhBOWLES’ Customer Engineering Team, is looking for a Project Engineer based in Columbia, MD to support our Automotive customer base. This position plays a key role in product development and program management for various automotive OEM and tier 1 customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • The engineer manages the project from initial design concept through production ensuring project objectives are met
  • Support business development with Sales by working directly with customer engineering, and internal and external manufacturing teams to develop and specify the product
  • Complete product design (models and drawings) meeting customer requirements, and internal best practices for product quotes and releases into internal and customer CAD systems
  • Become subject matter expert to provide exceptional customer support and robust designs
  • Provide customer support for technical challenges related to product and manufacturing
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously, communicate project and task status to management and critical project stakeholders, and escalates concerns when appropriate
  • Maintain accurate product development records, including creating and supporting APQP documentation
  • Work in conjunction with the project team to develop the PPAP documentation. Review the documents with the customer and update accordingly
  • Practice effective team skills by sharing learned knowledge with the group.
  • Staying abreast of relevant new technology and competitive product
  • Maintain a working knowledge of thermoplastics and their applications in our product lines Maintaining a clean and safe work area
  • Travel as required to interface with customer engineering and manufacturing bases

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical or Automotive engineering
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience managing projects and administering the APQP process
  • CAD/ Solid Modeling experience
  • Analytical/technical skills-with a practical approach to problem solving; innovative design capability
  • Interpersonal communication skills-both written & oral presentation; collaboration/teaming
  • Organizational skills- able to prioritize responsibilities and exercise good judgment
  • Accountability skills-hard working, dependable, seeks out work and solutions, responsible

Strongly Prefer Experience in:

  • Plastic injection molding
  • Tube routing
  • Catia V5 or NX

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