Engineering Specialist Job Description

Engineering Specialist Job Description

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Engineering specialist provides expertise, support and advice regarding applicable design and construction standards and frameworks; contribute to procurement and selection of the most appropriate contract modalities; support contract management and quality assurance both with regard to engineering design and construction;.

Engineering Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support expedited concern resolution with cross functional teams including the Quality Department, Production and Suppliers Review internal/external suppliers for critical characteristics process compatibility
Assist Process/Manufacturing Engineer in Failure Analysis
Lead the development of tooling for machining processes, optimizing cost and quality on a timely basis supported with other company activities to achieve company objectives
Lead PFET (plan for every tool) activities
Identify, test, and implement new tooling in machining areas to improve quality & cost
Support cutter grind activities as required
Support testing for new coolant products, monitoring tool life and developing appropriate cost analysis
Develop & monitor tooling inventory levels to balance inventory carrying costs with production volumes
Implement interim and permanent corrective actions to resolve quality issues using 8D tool, 6 panel
Knowledge of and ability to execute measurement systems analysis & variable data analysis Identify sources of variation within a production environment effectively and efficiently

Engineering Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Engineering Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MPS, LSS, TBP, EIT, MODAPTS, OSHA, SES, FAR25, DB, OS

Education for Engineering Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the engineering specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Education, Technical, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Associates, Manufacturing

Skills for Engineering Specialist

Desired skills for engineering specialist include:

Product/solution and technologies to influence the direction and evolution of the product/solution
Engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
Company quality program
Process
Construction & constructability practices & principles
Procedures for project controls and estimating
Technical aspects of the proposal process
Procurement & contract administration
Disciplines
Latest technology and processes

Desired experience for engineering specialist includes:

PFMEA proficiency preferred
Experience in the use of Virtual verification tools such as Vis-Mock-Up, Smirt, ACAD, to check for tool interference, automation clearance, Machining clearance
Familiar CNC programing, with the ability to modify and/or create NC programs
Strong experience supporting CATIA
Familiar with PLM/PDM tools and methodology
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair issues with end user desktop configuration

Engineering Specialist Examples

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Engineering Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an engineering specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineering specialist
  • Troubleshoot production and packaging equipment and provide technical support where needed
  • Resolve competing constraints between interrelated functions (engineering, manufacturing, regulatory, marketing, ) required to deliver the product to market
  • Perform accurate nonlinear structural, fatigue, weld, seal/gasket, Multi Body Dynamics, impact dynamics, wear and fluid simulations using NX, ADINA, ANSYS, feSafe and nCode software or similar
  • Assist Engineers in running Evaluations/Special Build Request
  • Co-ordinate and expedite First article build with Production
  • Updating of Manufacturing work instructions/routers
  • Assist in new product development if required
  • Assist in continuous improvement projects with Engineers
  • Assist in the implementation of Engineering standards/processes
  • Assist Engineers to create CAD drawing for tooling
Qualifications for engineering specialist
  • Self-directed, with the ability to work in an entrepreneurial, scrappy and fast-paced environment
  • Good interpersonal and written communication skills plus the ability and desire to teach others
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot all assembly/machining equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery
  • Siemens programming, RS Logics, Microsoft office
  • Experience with vision systems, Cognex
  • DMADV (DFSS) Project Methodology experience
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Engineering Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of engineering specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineering specialist
  • Provides assistance with project deliverables to ensure budget and timelines are met
  • Assists with validation of planned versus actual task completion to determine project impacts
  • Assists with post-project user audits to gather feedback for continuous improvements
  • Assists SERs in clarifying customer solution project goals to enable them to better sell customer solutions
  • Provides customer solutions subject matter expertise to increase customer solutions knowledge and understanding, help identify customer solutions opportunities, and grow the business
  • Detail instrumentation engineering
  • Detail Analyser engineering
  • Development of Control logic and loop diagrams for DCS, PLC, F&G, MMS
  • Development and design of the I&C system networks
  • Development of the schedule, recommended deliverables, and labor hour estimate for instrumentation
Qualifications for engineering specialist
  • Engineering degree preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated initiative sense of urgency when serving internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of the technical equipment required for ad insertion
  • Industry specific knowledge of general ad sales structure, organization and procedures
  • Frequent travel (day trips) is required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Powerpoint, Excel and Word is required
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Engineering Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineering specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineering specialist
  • Communicates with other PMT instrument and control system engineers to ensure a well-integrated control systems design
  • Provides coverage for other PMT instrumentation and control system engineers when they are absent from the EPC Contractor’s office
  • Communicates with Operating Company personnel on matters relating to the maintenance and operation of the new facilities and their interfaces to existing facilities
  • Performs timely review of specifications and documentation to ensure that project schedules are maintained
  • Assist PMT in meeting RGEE expectations as required, especially RGEE Element 2 (Risk Assessment), RGEE Element 3 (Facility Design & Construction) and RGEE Element 7 (Management of Change)
  • Develops, maintains and provides computer support for the team various computer programs/databases utilized to gather, store and manipulate various sources of data and information
  • Apply statistical methods and controls to enhance our ability to maintain the required control of quality of our products and processes
  • Implement state of the art quality practices and technologies to ensure products conform to requirements
  • Review drawings, procedures, test data and inspection records and prepare Quality Assurance Reports to include inspection and test results
  • Participate on new product development teams and assist in the development of new processes and procedures including inspection steps to ensure new product designs meet quality standards
Qualifications for engineering specialist
  • Experience with developing macros in MS Office, Sharepoint development, and proficiency in MS Project is highly desired
  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in engineering, procurement expediting and materials purchasing and/or related activities
  • Recognized inside the division as an expert within area of technical specialty as evidenced by requests for guidance by fellow employees others outside the division
  • Aquire and track materials
  • A BSc in Engineering
  • A few years’ experience in design or machine engineering
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Engineering Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an engineering specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineering specialist
  • Manages QA service center expenses and billing process
  • To work to existing procedures and assist in setting and establishing new operating procedures
  • Participates in implementation and maintenance of Engineering Change Notice System for product improvements, repairs and new product development
  • Coordinates the interaction between engineering, manufacturing, field operations and marketing to ensure all changes are documented for audit purpose (may include FDA, ISO, IEEE)
  • Recommends development of systems for and maintains engineering drawings and reproductions, project reports, specifications, product proposals and related documentation
  • Investigates Document Control processes to ensure all Procedures are properly documented, updated as needed and in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Works within MRP / ERP systems to add, remove, modify, and troubleshoot datasets
  • Structures, (creating and sequencing), a set of manufacturing bill of materials for different types rail vehicles and bogies
  • Understands how “Bills of Materials” are structured and used with a work order system including setting up time standards, lead times, lead time offsets, and their effects on supply and demand
  • Creates work orders and work order structures, assigning the appropriate work centers to each work order to define the correct material delivery zones, and assigning the appropriate cost centers to define the correct labor cost allocations
Qualifications for engineering specialist
  • Ability to learn and retain technical knowledge during tenure in position
  • Ability to ask questions and retain answers regarding processes and technical information
  • Ability to take direction and improve per management instruction
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant engineering discipline, Master's Degree is desired
  • Prior experience in kidney dialysis a plus
  • Design hardware, operating system and key system components, provide on-going Tier 3 support and manage planning and implementation
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Engineering Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an engineering specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineering specialist
  • Perform cyber vulnerability assessments, audits and penetration testing
  • Participate in the regulation development and promulgation processes administered by NERC and FERC
  • Networking and peer sharing within the industry
  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with the company's processes
  • Assign in-house material numbers and standardized descriptions for all new materials within a component management database
  • Collect technical and reliability documentation from manufacturers in support of Engineering, Operations and Program Management
  • Generate specifications for custom component parts
  • Initiate/Authorize component substitutions made via Engineering Change Order (ECO), Material Substitution Request (MSR) and Approved Manufacturers Parts List (AML/AMPL) updates
  • Participate in design reviews for the purpose of material & component selection and standardization
  • Provide technical support in response to component obsolescence & availability issues
Qualifications for engineering specialist
  • You have a university degree with a minimum of 5 years applicable experience in an aerospace environment
  • You are familiar with aerospace industry standards such as SAE specifications, Military and Federal specifications
  • Computer literate - Expert knowledge of MS Project, MS Office specifically Excel
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent experience preference given to those with operations management or supply chain background
  • Minimum 3 years prior experience in a similar planning role
  • Working knowledge of SAP is a must

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