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  • Company:
    Crane Co.
  • Location:
    Piqua, OH 45356
  • Job Category:
  • Industry:
    Manufacturing - Other
  • Status:
    Full Time, Employee
  • Experience:
    5+ to 7 Years
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Education Level:
    Bachelor's Degree
Contact Information
  • Contact Name:
    Crane Co.
At Crane, we strongly believe that attracting and retaining the highest quality people is the best insurance of success. Our goal is to recruit talented people and train them within a culture that calls for performance with trust and respect. We further leverage this most important asset—our intellectual capital—by offering mobility opportunities in a global environment. With operations in 25 countries, Crane offers exciting opportunities to pursue career paths that are diverse, challenging and rewarding.

Project Engineer

Basic Function


Project Engineer responsible for the development of pumps and pump systems for water and wastewater applications.  This individual will be responsible for the successful execution of all design engineering aspects of projects, introducing new products, and implementing major enhancements to existing products.  The individual may also be responsible for supporting existing products including the investigation of field problems, supplier issues, and value engineering initiatives.  The candidate must be self-motivated and able to apply initiative to pursue these objectives with minimum supervision in a team environment.


Responsibilities and Duties


•             Use basic engineering concepts and principles, along with company, commercial, and government standards to provide execute new or modified designs.


•             Prepare Engineering Change Orders for implementation.


•             Establish Bills of Material for new or modified products.


•             Establish test plans and oversee execution of testing to validate new or modified designs.  Prepare technical reports upon completion of tests.


•             Will have project responsibility for improving current and developing new products as assigned.  Responsible for completion of the engineering tasks with the technical personnel assigned.


•             Perform dimensional analysis and product performance calculations to support design projects.


•             Perform layout and design work using current CAD software and computer systems such as spreadsheet data bases, word processing, etc.


•             Utilize knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.


•             This position may act as project lead or a cross-function project team, or in the case of larger projects will be a part the cross-functional project team



Qualifications and Required Skills


•             BS in Mechanical Engineering; a BS in another engineering discipline is acceptable with the addition of mechanical design experience.  MBA is a plus.


•             Five to eight years of experience in a project engineer and/or design engineer role.


•             Training on the use of 3D CAD software is required.  Solid Works 3D CAD experience is a plus, as is experience with FEA and CFD software.


•             New product development experience using a stage-gate type development process is required.


•             Experience executing product development projects through the entire process from concept through launch. 


•             Must have design and development experience with industrial rotating equipment.  Development experience with pumps is preferred.


•             Must be able to demonstrate project management success, either managing an entire development project or a portion of a development project as part of a larger team.


•             Experience designing, sizing and/or selecting electric motors for industrial equipment is a plus, as is experience with industrial controls.


•             Some travel required (approx. 10%)


How to Apply


To be considered, please email your resume including salary history and expectations to: