Product Engineer

Harrisburg, PA

Job ID: Req-3579 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: Negotiable

A specialized manufacturing company, located near Harrisburg, PA, is seeking a Product Engineer.


  • The Product Engineer specifies product function and performance requirements to meet customer expectations and establish functional requirements for purchasing, construction, testing and application of finished product and components.
  • Determine customer and industry needs for product function and performance.
  • Create product function and performance requirements for design and development.
  • Plan and manage project schedules.
  • Assure all design engineering is complete and meets quality, manufacturing and industry standards as well as performance requirements.
  • Develop testing requirements and coordinate testing schedules with supervisor of testing facility and applicable observers.
  • Conduct design reviews with manufacturing, quality and purchasing to ensure all requirements are specified and manufacturing process for products is optimized.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable technologies and developments to be applied to existing and new products.
  • Perform design analyses and work with manufacturing and purchasing to cost reduce new and existing products while ensuring product requirements are met.
  • Ensure quality plan meets product requirements.
  • Interface with customers’ technical personnel to determine customer requirements and ensure proper application of products.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required; Mechanical Engineering preferred. 5-10 years’ hands on experience in a similar position or discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ related engineering experience, preferably with background in existing rail industry technologies.
  • Project management/supervision experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in product development with minimal cycle time, including cost effectiveness, market acceptance, and approval (customer/regulatory body) of products.
  • 5 years’ experience and/or training in material and manufacturing processes necessary for product design, CAD and design layout.
  • Ability to perform computer modeling and simulation, solid modeling and finite element analysis, product prototyping and testing.
  • Knowledge of application of product devices in customers’ railcar, AAR & APTA specifications and requirements.
  • Strong technical, verbal, written, interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

JH Technical Services

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