Xylem Mechanical Engineer IV in Morton Grove, Illinois
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.
The Role : Xylem seeks a Mechanical Engineer IV to perform research, design, and development in such areas as mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. The Mechanical Engineer IV will also define planning and methodologies to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines as they relate to centrifugal pumps.
Performs research, design, and development in such areas as mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy related to centrifugal pumps
Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Plans and conducts assignments, generally involving the larger and more important projects or more than one project
Represents the organization as the technical contact on contracts and projects
Interacts with external personnel on technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations
Performs other duties as assigned
BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or related discipline
Master’s degree and/or PE license a strong plus
8-10+ years of industry experience, technical program and/or new product development experience
Demonstrated proficiency with 3D CAD systems
Experience with ProE/Creo a plus
NPD (new product development) experience with a stage gate process
Excellent communication skills both oral and written, ability to work effectively in a team environment, ability to work effectively on multiple projects
Develops solutions to complex problems which will require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical customer issues by working with internal or external teams
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office( Excel, Word, Access, Outlook)
Strong communication skills and customer services, effective communication between global regions and functions
Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives