Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer

Mercer University

Warner Robins, GA

ID: 7070844
Posted: October 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

- Responsible for assessing the state of the art, defining new implementations and concepts, leading, designing, and performing detailed engineering efforts using unique applications of technology and/or multidiscipline teams, including but not limited to providing leadership and participating with a technical team in the conduct of the following tasks:

- Analysis of existing technology applications, processes, and productions, taking into consideration costs, life cycle considerations, reliability, maintainability, productivity, and long-term support.

- Performing intensive technology research and evaluation of a broad array of alternative solutions to improve existing implementations.

- Defining and implementing advanced technological implementations and evaluations to provide risk reduction and determine production feasibility of improved and alternate technological implementations.

- Designing, implementing, and achieving operational status of advanced technological and engineering approaches to satisfy customer needs.

- Responsible for organizing, conducting, and achieving detailed cross functional engineering communication, design, evaluation, and implementations providing novel and unique functionality and capability through multi-disciplined engineering applications by:

- Organizing technical teams of multidiscipline persons to construct a range of technological implementations and solutions for a problem area.

- Participation in multidiscipline design teams and process action team efforts.

- Preparing and presenting design alternatives to a multidiscipline review peer group.

- Preparing and implementing designs that apply multidiscipline solutions achieving breakthrough performance and unique technological applications.

- Responsible for leading technical teams in their technical interface with present and perspective customers through the following activities:

- Diagnosing existing and perspective customer needs and opportunities through informal and formal interaction to understand present operations and limitations and customer priorities and needs.

- Leading teams in preparing and presenting detailed program presentations providing unique and novel technical solutions, cost estimates, and implementation schedules, using information gathered both directly and indirectly, to provide customer insight into technological capabilities that could significantly improve operations.

- Insuring strong technical communication and understanding through use of terms, design illustrations, and operating paradigms that are common to the customer experience.

- Gathers, tracks, maintains, and provides detail technical, cost, labor, material, and schedule information on programs to senior managers including cost, schedule, and technical risk assessments at all stages of implementation.

- Complies with all Executive Director approved MERC-wide policies and procedures.

- Adheres to approved MSP quality management policies and principles, and promotes and attitude of commitment to continuous quality improvement.

- During all business-related activities, particularly during customer contacts, remains alert for any problem or opportunity to promote MERC capabilities and interests to customers and potential customers.

- Submits suggestions for new business opportunities or report identified customer problems or opportunities to Director of Acquisition Strategy through a Chief Engineer.


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