Design Engineer

Functional area:  Engineering
Country:  United States
City:  Bay MInette, AL
Company name:  Quincy Compressor LLC
Date of posting:  Jul 10, 2019

Quincy Compressor is a leading designer and manufacturer of reciprocating and rotary screw air compressors, vacuum pumps, and a full line of air treatment components. Our products are used around the world in manufacturing plants, hospitals, climate control systems and any application that requires reliable air assistance. When a tough application calls for a tough compressed air system, Quincy Compressor answers with True Blue reliability backed by the industry's strongest warranties. Engineered to last for decades of heavy use and manufactured with durability in mind, our lineup offers ruggedly efficient air compressors supported by an assortment of control, accessory and air treatment options.


Design Engineer


The Design Engineer will primarily lead and coordinate the design activities linked to new product development design projects. He/She develops the overall product concept and ensures that Engineering Best Practices are fulfilled during the development process.


Principle Duties:


  • Lead, organize and coordinate the project team work during all project phases, following the Concept-to-Product procedures. Act as project leader during the functional and production prototype phases of the development process. Work with marketing production, service, lab and purchasing to ensure a high-quality, cost-effective design.
  • Represent the Engineering Department on the project team and be the representative of the project in the Engineering Department
  • Research and implement innovative technical solutions to achieve project objectives
  • Contribute to the construction of the project master specification
  • Take an active part in the engineering team to support the release of all engineering deliverables linked to the project
  • Perform the design work with designer(s) as necessary
  • Perform some design work of the screw compressor system and system components, such as the inlet filter, oil separator, oil cooler, after-cooler, air or gas piping system, oil piping system and related pneumatic and fluid dynamic controls etc.This design shall include the related heat balance analysis, fluid dynamic analysis, strength analysis and any other necessary analysis.
  • Review and check drawings completed by designers, and take the responsibility for the design
  • Understand the engineering economics and conduct the efficiency and cost and reliability analysis
  • Establish and release the most efficient Product Bill of Materials model
  • Actively involve the product innovation team and communicate any necessary information from the end users for the purpose of the product innovation
  • Complete any mechanical engineering related tasks assigned by his or her supervisor
  • Perform follow-up tests in the laboratory


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Thermal or Electro-mechanical engineering required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 5 to 7 years design experience, with experience in project management.


Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, mechanics of materials, fabrication processes, sound and vibration principles, and sheet metal and structural design on packages
  • Knowledge of Concept-to-Product
  • Knowledge and/or experience with CA
  • Knowledge and/or experience in compressors and compressor systems
  • Strong Leadership ability
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be creative, innovative, cost driven, have good hands-on practical mechanical skills and a team player.




Quincy Compressor aims to assist our employees in all areas of life: physical, financial, and personal wellness through a competitive compensation and benefits package. See our Benefits web page for more information.


Quincy Compressor is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment related decisions because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, genetic information or any other protected class. Job promotions at Quincy Compressor will be based on such factors as quality of work, prior job performance, attendance, safety record, and ability to work well with others.
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