Creates and reviews designs, drawings, DBI’s (Data Base Instructions), specifications, etc. involving existing technology or applications. Ensures that projects meet specifications, standards and performance requirements within area of expertise.
BS Degree in Engineering. Experience applying working principles within assigned technical field or MS degree and no experience.
Working knowledge of specific process technologies, procedures, products and applications.
Working knowledge of at least one FMC or related product line – exposure to other lines. Some knowledge of competitor products.
Demonstrated ability to create functional & cost effective designs that meet specification requirements with supervision.
Demonstrates some capability for conceptualizing designs.
Some understanding of internal economic factors affecting projects to which assigned.
Must be proficient in use of CAD and Database systems related to Engineering functions.
Shows evidence of good organization skills.
Houston Operating Procedures, START Safety Program, IMAN Systems.
Takes required FMC training courses as outlined in the Engineering Training Assessment Plan.
Consults with other local & Divisional sources as required.
Participates as a team member & communicates information to appropriate parties at the appropriate time.
Has some customer contact, usually with supervision. Makes presentations.
Begins to develop relationships with customer technical or service personnel.
Encourages positive feedback from all directions. Receptive to critical comments; actively seeks out diverse perspectives.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITY:
Demonstrates solid understanding of policies & procedures that apply to assignments.
Operates within local organization and accomplishes work with limited consultation.
Receives general instructions for routine projects & detailed instructions for more complex projects.
Receives some guidance on process & timing.
Uses independent judgement in determining how to approach / solve problems.
Progress & results receive general versus detailed review. Errors usually detected in succeeding operations.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Office environment. Possible exposure to hazards such as noise, heavy equipment, temperature extremes, chemicals, etc. while working in Engineering laboratory, assembly areas and field service applications.
Spends 50% of time sitting and operating a computer or workstation. Spends 50% of time lifting, pushing, and walking. Some climbing.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
For each duty, identify if it is an E - essential function or N - nonessential function of the job.
E/N Duties and Responsibilities
E Creates and reviews designs, drawings, DBI’s (database information), specifications, etc. of existing technology or applications and ensures that assignments meet standards and performance requirements within area of expertise.
E Uses the CAD/CAM and database systems and facilities to make layouts, analyze designs, evaluate equipment systems and generate new equipment designs.
E Prepares documentation, information and communications such as ECN (Engineering Change Notices), DBI (Data Base Information) and engineering specifications and ensures conformance to all policies and procedures related to engineering functions, labor reporting and systems reporting.
E Conducts analysis, ensures that designs are workable, makes recommendations and develops alternative solutions with conclusions reviewed by higher levels.
E Consults with other departments on equipment designs, problems and questions.
Prepares technical data and papers for sales personnel, customers and publications. Makes field trips with sales and service personnel with new products and technical applications.
E Tests and evaluates prototypes and products to determine design limits and needed improvements. Prepares test reports and closure reports on engineering project assignments.
E Assists and checks the work of drafters, designers and less experienced engineers. Helps prepare project plans, schedules, budgets and status reports.
E Participates in product standardization projects.
N Attends appropriate industry related professional society meetings and functions in order to stay informed of and make good use of new technology, products and personal development opportunities.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of FMC are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.