OLDCASTLE INFRASTRUCTURE, INC.
Product Engineer - Converse, TX (Creative Design)
Job ID: 339019
Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat's engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat's suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.
The Product Engineer is responsible for driving Value-Added/Value Engineering initiatives, facilitating all product quality cases, managing product approvals & certifications and leading strategic initiatives within the Technical Services department. The Product Engineer will be required to work cross departmentally to complete all tasks and ensure deadlines are met. This position will be located in our largest manufacturing facility in Converse, TX.
Essential duties and Responsibilities
Manage product approvals and certifications process for new and existing products to include but not limited to ICC, CoLA, DOT, LEED, HPD, EPDs
Diagnose and investigate product quality and field issues complaints from customers by working closely with manufacturing and sales teams
Support manufacturing and supply chain teams with developing quality assurance documents and conducting first article approvals
Develop and lead Value-Added/Value Engineering initiative
Work closely with manufacturing, supply chain and product management to identify opportunities to reduce product costs through modifications to design, materials, manufacturing process, etc.
Develop evaluation criteria and prioritization process
Develop KPI metrics to measure effectiveness of the process
Lead re-design of existing products to support VA/VE process.
Support testing of existing products
Understand and apply Building Codes and ASTM standards to ensure product re-design meet safety, compliance and performance requirements.
Perform engineering change processes as necessary to support existing products.
Support Product Application Team's strategic initiatives like development of design software, design templates, submittal documentations, manufacturing drawings, etc.
BS in Mechanical, Civil, or other engineering discipline
P.E. preferred but not required
5+ years of manufacturing or product development experience in building materials or similar field
Ability to read and interpret engineering standards and drawings
Basic knowledge of structural engineering principles: statics, materials, etc.
In depth knowledge and practical experience applying lean manufacturing methodologies to support continuous improvement
Competency in Microsoft Office products and CAD software
Finite Element Analysis experience preferred but not required
Experience working cross-functionally
Highly organized, self-starter, problem solver and proven project management skills
Ability to identify, define problems and provide solutions through clear and precise communication
Leviat, a CRH Company Offers You
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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