Gas Water Heater Development engineer
R&D
Full Time
China
2019-07-31

2. JOB PURPOSE:

Work as a gas engineer in a cross functional matrix for Home Comfort product development team. Work closely with suppliers on ODM/OEM gas water heater and gas combi-boiler product development to meet Electrolux global marketing requirements. The gas engineer has the responsibility to evaluate, develop, test and validate technology solutions for new products and current product improvements in order to guarantee high level of quality performance. Evaluation, analysis, development and validation of gas water heater components and combustion system design for gas water heater across all the regions. Study carefully for all local and international regulations and follow up any new legislation. Review after sales services report together with QA team, and troubleshoot all problems by defining the root causes and propose solutions. Creating or/and updating Electrolux gas water heater company standards and testing standards.

 

 

3. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Description

Performance Indicators

§ Oversee design of new and redesigned components, to improve quality, function, performance and reliability while maintaining cost, manufacturability.

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· Build, organize and maintain all technical knowledge databases pertaining to gas water heater, so that the quality and efficiency of our designs are permanently improved.

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§ Provide design specifications to lead and coordinate supplier development programs and test qualifications, including but not least mechanical attributes, waterway system and combustion system.

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§ Complete technical documents required by Electrolux new product develop management system.

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§ Development and implement of test plans for designed components and whole units. Analyze supplier’s products and test results to make the original conclusion whether the products meet and comply with Electrolux required standard.

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· Understand the certification requirements, safety, and performance test standard needed for different countries/regions around the world, understand the requirements from marketing, creating the specification for specific new products.

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§ Perform products benchmarking to understand the latest technology update in the industry field and recommend innovative idea to compete.

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§ Analyze existing Electrolux products for ideas of cost reduction. Providing leadership in achieving cost & Quality targets.

 

§ Prepare and maintain project schedules. Prepare and present project reviews as required

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§ Review after sales services report, identify problems root cause and propose solutions.

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§ Prepare and direct preparation of engineering documentation.

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§ Creating or/and updating Electrolux gas water heater company standards and testing standards. Make sure the product satisfy sales area location standard.

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Minimum Qualification

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:

§ Bachelor degree, having preferably mechanical/thermodynamics engineering university

§ At least 2 - 3 years strong experience in Research and Development in home appliances or similar business areas, 1 years Min in gas water heaters development.

§ Good knowledge on GB, IEC, UL, and related gas water heaterstandards;

§ Background in working & handling OEM/Supplier base for finished products development is preferred.

§ Driving strong coordination for defining & developing products, cost/Quality road maps for Global regions

§ Fluent Mandarin and English in both oral and writing.