• Product Design Engineer (Compressors)

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering, all disciplines
  • Overview

    The Product Design Engineer is responsible for engineering design requirements on upgrades, modifications, rerates and re-applications of Elliott and other OEMs compressors with the goal of applying the latest engineering knowledge, designs and solutions safely into turbomachinery in service.


    The Product Design Engineer serves as the technical lead for aftermarket design projects within Elliott’s Engineered Solutions group.  He or she will be responsible for multiple projects simultaneously and will also provide technical support for opportunity development, installation of our projects and repair if necessary.   The Product Design Engineer serves as the technical liaison between the aftermarket business, Research and Development and new equipment engineering with the challenge of ensuring modifications and rerates comply with current design, API and safety standards.


    The Product Design Engineer also supports or leads reverse engineering efforts for their assigned projects involving other OEMs equipment.   Depending on the scope of the project, he/she may be involved with using measuring equipment to gather necessary design info for fit requirements of new components. 


    Travel is estimated at 10%, domestic or international to include Elliott service shops, customer sites, and suppliers.


    The level and salary will be commensurate with experience.


    Specific project responsibilities will include:


    • Researching design, manufacturing, service and operating history on a particular unit or vintage of machine.
    • Performing engineering analysis and calculations to execute design solutions.
    • Working with Application Engineers and Drafting personnel to integrate proposed solutions into manufacturing and assembly drawings, installation instructions and operating documents.
    • Conducting design reviews with project team and companywide panel of senior engineers to validate design work, identify risks and mitigating actions.
    • Providing technical disposition on non-conforming parts and rework instructions when necessary.
    • Documenting design information and supporting testing and installation activities.
    • Support reverse engineering efforts on non-Elliott equipment.




    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or other relevant discipline.
    • Ability to read and understand machinery drawings.
    • Self-directed worker, with good work ethic.
    • Communications skills, verbal and written.
    • Computer skills (Word, Excel, and Power Point).
    • Ability to travel, including outside the US.



    • Past experience in a Product or Design Engineering role.
    • Experience with rotating machinery and rotor dynamics.
    • Experience with CAD/solid modeling software.



    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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