Overview

TITLE: Project Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Salaried

JOB SUMMARY:

Manages and coordinates the development of new products and technologies by leading projects from conception to start of production using the Product Development Process. The Project Engineer will work with designers, engineers, technicians, purchasing, other personnel, and suppliers to meet project goals. Perform tasks as required to complete projects on time and under budget.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Thoroughly understand and adhere to the department goals, objectives, and strategy
Establish and maintain credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions
Present and maintain positive morale amongst employees
Establishes specifications, targets, and deliverables and maintains the product specifications from the reviews with all relevant parties (management, marketing, finance, engineering, manufacturing, quality, sales, etc.)
Plans and fabricates, or directs the construction of prototypes to meet customer and company regulatory requirements
Project planning including Work Breakdown Structure, NPV, and Statement of Requirements, budgets, and maintenance of all project documents in accordance with the Product Development Process
Leads project meetings, design reviews, and communicates results. Reports monthly to the department meeting.
Create test reports and data to determine if the design meets function and performance specifications
Helps to establish test requirements, directs and supports testing of prototypes to verify reliability and performance
Maintain lab facilities to retain compliance
Work within specified budget guidelines
Determines if parts meet safe working stress levels and regulatory compliance through test and analysis
Provide input to diagnosis of field problems and warranty issues
Perform other projects and tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experienced working as an engineering professional in Powersports or a related industry preferred
Flexible, energetic, forward-thinking, and creative with high moral and ethical standards
High analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
Well organized and self-directed
Familiarity with IC engines and their components
Able to relate to people at all levels of the organization in a positive fashion
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; working knowledge of computer applications
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and 3 years Project experience, or related Engineering degree with a minimum of 8 years Project Experience.
Proficiency in CAD modeling using Solidworks strongly preferred

About S&S Cycle, Inc.

S&S Cycle builds best in class performance parts for the Powersports market. Since its founding in 1958 S&S has become the most respected name in high performance, with an American made product line that includes engine components, exhaust and fuel systems, engine upgrade kits, and complete engines.