Working with experienced engineers in the U.S. and Japan, drive the recreation of large power transformer design for power grids of the future. Combine creativity, disruptive thinking, and current knowledge of manufacturing and design techniques with thorough understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering principles to produce results.
THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
· Gain knowledge in large power transformer fundamentals, through accelerated study and direct working with subject expert engineers in the U.S. and Japan. During learning process, establish credibility and reputation by demonstrating ability to quickly assimilate and apply concepts, creativity and intelligence to complex applications.
· Participate in and eventually lead product brainstorming sessions, relentlessly driving disruptive design concepts to radically simplify the fundamental transformer design.
· Work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, developing effective working relationships with design engineers, manufacturing engineers, managers and business leaders in the U.S. and Japan.
· Develop understanding of present and potential manufacturing practices and equipment, with a vision for shaping the design in a way that enables simplification and efficiency in all phases of transformer manufacturing.
· Understand the cost drivers of current technology, through study and discussions with engineering and business personnel.
· Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Power Transformer Division through interaction with other MEPPI and MELCO groups, customers and suppliers.
· Know MEPPI’s Quality, Safety, and Environmental Policies. Be able to fully discuss the importance of these policies and their impact in the workplace.
THE DESCRIPTION ABOVE REPRESENTS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE JOB BUT DOES NOT EXCLUDE OTHER OCCASIONAL WORK ASSIGNMENTS NOT MENTIONED.
THE NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
· Participate in relevant professional societies to represent the Power Transformer Division and to increase working knowledge of the industry.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
· Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering, from a top-10 nationally ranked engineering program.
· Exceptional technical ability as demonstrated through a combination of high GPA, internships or equivalent experience.
· Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
· Demonstrated leadership skills.
· Complex engineering analysis software skills, including FEA and Matlab.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS OF THE WORKPLACE:
· Ability to use office equipment, such as: PC, photocopier, etc.
· Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.
· Ability to spend extended periods of up to 6 months at a time in travel to Japan.
· Ability to communicate with others to complete work.