Mechanical Engineer I (Engineering)
What you will do:
Johnson Controls is seeking a hands-on Mechanical Engineer to join our Water-Based Fire Suppression New Product Introduction (NPI) team at our R&D facility in Cranston, RI. At Cranston's R&D center our engineering teams are responsible for the design, development, and certification of fire protection products which aid in life safety and property loss mitigation.
Our Mechanical Engineer's responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing water-based fire protection products or system concepts and detailed designs, as directed; prototype generation and testing to international standards; conduct detailed studies to support design decisions; maintain records of design process in accordance with sound design practice and ISO requirements by performing duties directly or through subordinates when so directed. This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.
How you will do it:
Analyzes product and equipment specifications to support decisions on initial design direction
Keeps abreast of the company's product offerings, within the area of involvement, to support decisions on initial design direction
Maintains a working knowledge of the company's manufacturing operations to understand the strengths and weaknesses of design concepts from the point of view of manufacturability within the company
Conducts feasibility, cost, optimization, stress, fluids, and thermal analyses
Provides technical information concerning manufacturing and/or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect plant and product engineering planning
Keeps abreast of the latest technology developments to ensure the company sees available opportunities for technical improvements in products and services and/or cost reductions
Confers with research personnel and other technical functions as required to clarify and resolve problems and develop designs
Maintains a working knowledge of general industry and specific agency approval requirements, to ensure compliance is maintained in designs
Prepares and directs others in the preparation of design layouts, detailed drawings, and specifications
Directs and coordinates prototype efforts
Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish and/or evaluate performance standards and limits for new or existing products
Plans, develops, conducts and oversees experimental test programs
Plans and holds meetings when appropriate
Prepares and presents reports and presentations as needed
Performs all elements of the job in accordance with established procedures
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What we look for:
Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering, fire protection engineering, or a related technical discipline from an accredited university; or 2-year degree plus 6 years minimum experience in product testing, system design, and applications engineering experience
Necessary skills in 3D modeling software, e.g. Creo, Solidworks, etc., fire system hydraulics, e.g. SprinkCalc and/or fluid delivery time calculations
Benefits include but are not limited to: Medical (FSA & HSA), Dental, Vision, Health Support Programs, Well-Being Program, 401K and more.
Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.