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Senior Engineer (10959)  

Job Description
As an innovative leader, New York Air Brake has been serving the rail industry since 1890. Through the years, our basic philosophy has reflected a deep respect for the customer, and a commitment to providing quality products at a cost-effective price. New York Air Brake's participation in ISO 9001, and our corresponding certification, echo a company-wide spirit. From management, to administration, to engineering, to the production floor, quality is an ever-present compass.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer for our Watertown, NY facility.

This position will:

  • Provide multi-disciplinary engineering for continuous improvement of fielded CCB Locomotive Brake Control Systems
  • Identify and correct issues affecting product reliability.
  • Actively participate in CCB Failure Review Board to identify failure trends.
  • Initiate and lead projects multi-disciplinary teams to find root cause and corrective action for identified issues.
  • Travel to field locations as required to investigate issues.
  • Use Six-sigma and other statistical methods to identify the root cause and to validate the corrective action.
  • Generate new designs and design improvements as needed to keep products current and competitive.
  • Execute detail design of new products from concept to customer delivery, meeting performance and manufacturing requirements.
  • Lead and coordinate multi-disciplinary activities related to the realization of new designs as well as sustaining activities on existing designs, including, but not limited to, support of quality audits/investigations, purchasing and commodity team support, coordination planning/purchasing and prototyping and production support.
  • Identify test requirements and prepare test requests for new and improved products.
  • Validate new and improved products; define test and validation plan, assist test department in set-up and execution of tests as necessary.
  • Approve test reports.
Required Skills
  • Strong leadership, organizational skills and strong design and analysis problem solving skills required.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality practices required.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel required.
  • Experience with data acquisition and instrumentation desired.

Job Location
Watertown, NY, US.

Position Type

Relocation Assistance Available?

Travel Required

LocationWatertown, NY
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyBendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
Posted Date05/26/2011 11:33:30
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