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Job ID: 46759

Engine Design Engineer
Our client is seeking an Engine Design Engineer to join their team. This role oversees all phases of the engine development cycle, specializing in engine technology.

Establishes and/or approves engine and component specifications and performance targets. 
Performs design efforts, layout and evaluation of engine systems and components. 
Researches and develops methods and technologies to improve performance, reliability, durability and manufacturability. 
Assesses impact on current design approaches and implements best practices. 
Establishes and reviews test criteria, development documentation and engineering drawings. 
Perform verification and validation testing and evaluates test outcome data. 
Reviews and analyzes engine flight and bench test data findings. 
Reviews and/or conducts failure mode, effects, and criticality/failure root-cause analysis. 
Establishes areas for design improvement. 
Evaluates production and configuration problem trends. 
Reviews and approves assembly and operator instructions. 
Establishes and implements minimum engine acceptance criteria.

5-8 years in an engineering classification with a Bachelor's degree or 3-6 years’ experience in an engineering classification with a Master's degree. 
Knowledge of engineering tests techniques, including handling qualities, performance, systems testing, structural loads, propulsion, etc.
Knowledge of internal combustion engine design to include 2/4 stroke, carbureted/electronic fuel injected, spark ignited/compression ignition, gasoline and heavy fuel delivery/combustion.
Knowledge of mechanical engineering theories (e.g., compressible/incompressible fluid flow, Bernoulli's Theorem, thermodynamics, control theory, Mohr's theory of stress) and methods/formula selection (e.g., vibration analysis, load calculations, heat transfer, flow, root cause analysis, pressure drop).
Extensive experience in propulsion and aviation engines.  Experience in 2 cycle engines with heavy fuel combustion capability is a plus.
lines and milestones, assign resources, and approve work output. 

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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