Mechanical Design Engineer – Genesis Product Engineer

Plant: Genesis Packaging Technologies Division (Exton, PA)

Shift: Day Shift

General Job Description

R-V Industries, Inc is a design and build manufacturer of custom industrial process equipment. We engineer to order, as well as build to print, a wide variety of specialty equipment. Most of our equipment is built in house by our own in house fabricators, machinists, mechanical and electrical assemblers. Our Genesis Division provides a line of Parenteral Vial Capping machinery and Laboratory Inspection Equipment used primarily in the Pharmaceutical Industry. This product line is a highly configurable standard product. Our objective is to differentiate our product by providing market leading energy efficiency, process flexibility, and non-proprietary components backed by excellent service and support.

The Product Engineer is responsible for the review of job specifications, verifying the capper configuration quoted fulfills all specs, codes, and standards referenced. There are design standards to follow and manage for this specialized equipment along with continuous improvement initiatives to champion.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Champion our use of the SolidWorks software for your own personal development with the goal of maximizing our project execution efficiency and sales support potential.
  • Own the calculation set for the product.
  • The Product Engineer is responsible to verify accuracy of all capper engineering releases from both design and mfg engineering. This includes drawings, BOM and assuring an accurate flow of information for material sourcing.
    • Responsible for the PO review, specification review, and all pertinent technical documentation required to build, assemble, and test the equipment. This includes Customer URS, Functional Specification, P&ID, drawings, component specifications, bill of materials and procedures.
    • Flow down relevant information to Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Quality
  • The Product Engineer will be responsible for executing product enhancement and development projects. This includes leading team evaluations of engineering change requests, defining scope of engineering changes, and verifying results of executed changes.
    • This position is responsible for directing product development projects, continuous improvement from a quality and cost perspective.
      • Generate required testing protocols to validate the use of new components or processes.
    • This position will have responsibilities for the ECR system
      • Write and Research ECR’s for review by the “ECR review board”.
        • Verify form/fit/function is or is not affected.
        • Identify all active drawings affected by a given ECR (reference matrix).
        • Red line the affected drawings or evaluate for obsolescence.
        • Establish the ECR dispositions.
        • The “Product Engineer” sign-off on the ECR indicates all departments have executed their work and closes out the ECR.
      • Verify electronic filling of all relevant ECR information.
  • Be able to apply fundamental engineering principles in the design, selection and application of Genesis’s products and services.
  • Be able and willing to travel globally when necessary
  • Assist Sales, Project Managers, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Testing and Installation with all technical issues related to the product.
  • Communicate with our customer’s technical personnel.
  • Ownership of all documentation related to the technical aspects of a project.
  • Project Manage budget’s and schedules.

Skills / Qualifications

Required Skills

  • A genuine care for others and thrives in a team environment
  • Willing and able to lead a team of people with a servant leadership mentality
  • A passion for mechanical design and manufacturing methods
  • Highly detail oriented for the purpose of creating and upholding design standards.
  • Multiple years of experience with Autocad and Solidworks
  • Understanding of P&ID diagrams
  • Pneumatic controls and component specification
  • AWS Welding Symbols & Geometric Tolerancing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project
  • Technical writing
  • Sizing Components & Creating calculation packages
  • Create and/or check layout & detailed drawings
  • Write specs for buyout components
  • Create Bills of Materials for purchasing and production
  • Strong Communication & Organizational skills

Willing to Train the Right Candidate:

  • Project Management Experience
    • cGMP validation protocols, cGMP design protocols, cGMP documentation protocols

Education / Physical Requirements

  • BS Desgree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job with or without accomodation

R-V Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer