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Product Engineer – Air Control Products (dampers)

PRODUCT: AIR CONTROL DAMPERS, INDUSTRIAL DAMPERS, FIRE DAMPERS, SMOKE DAMPERS, COMBINATION FIRE AND SMOKE DAMPERS AND OTHER LIFE SAFETY PRODUCTS

DUTIES:

  • Product Development of all types of Dampers used in Commercial and industrial HVAC applications
  • Technical support and interaction with Sales, Production and Marketing 
  • Technical support for independent representatives, contractors and engineers throughout the country
  • Development and administration of action plans for R & D
  • Accurate planning, documentation and support for new product introduction or updates to process all special sales orders prior to releasing to manufacturing. 
  • Work with manufacturing supporting the production process while driving manufacturing initiatives to improve quality.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Have a broad understanding of all types of commercial air control dampers including control, ceiling radiation and life safety (fire, smoke and fire smoke), industrial and their associated standards.
  • Knowledge of specific standards is a plus, these include UL 555 and UL 555S, AMCA Standards associated with dampers.
  • Familiarity with an Engineering working lab to ensure testing standards are adhered to in the qualification of new designs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide R & D experience in the development of new products and enhancement to existing dampers
  • Communicate with and support manufacturing and quality control teams in trouble shooting and analyzing quality issues during production and warranty issues in the field (this will include a ‘hands on’ approach)
  • Coordinate projects with special product requirements working with Sales & Marketing to interpret customer specifications and ensure product meets expectations
  • Develop costing for new product development, R & D as well as special products or projects
  • Lead efforts to determine root cause of problems and work with sales, customer service, manufacturing team and field service to rectify and bring closure to the warranty event
  • Prepare reports that show Engineering data analysis for Marketing and Sales literature
  • Support Selection of Nailor’s Air Control products
  • Participate in representative and engineering training sessions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a four-year B.S Engineering degree (Mechanical, or Structural) or equivalent experience
  • Professional Certification of State PE license is a plus

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • 2+ years of commercial HVAC systems experience preferred in Air Control products such as life safety and control dampers, this experience could include involvement across areas such as: installation/start-up, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, technical sales, or customer service is a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commercial HVAC control systems
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical plans, schedules, technical drawings and contract specifications
  • Excellent written communication, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to interact well with customers and co-workers, strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem solving and analytic skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated computer-based skills including CAD software
  • Must be highly motivated and self-driven

This job is located in Nailor’s Houston, Texas facility. The company manufactures a full line of commercial air handlers, Air Distribution products, VAV terminal units, fan coils, louvers, dampers and life safety products.

Nailor Industries, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package.  Salary will be competitive with the industry and depends on experience.  

 

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Nailor offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance - We want you to be healthy! We offer a variety of health insurance options so you can choose a plan that best meets your lifestyle. You'll have access to a national network of doctors that provides comprehensive coverage when you need it most.
  • 401K Retirement Saving Plan (U.S. Only) - Your future is important and saving for retirement shouldn't be a concern. Nailor offers a competitive, employer matched plan to help you reach your retirement goals.
  • Paid Vacations - As a salaried employee, you earn those vacation days and we want you to take them! Take a trip, spend time with loved ones, have some personal time off - at Nailor we encourage you refresh and relax.
  • Paid Holidays - Whether you are in one of our U.S. or Canadian facilities, we value and respect observed Holidays. More than likely, you will enjoy an employee sponsored festivity at the office where friends come together celebrate.
  • Learning & Development - Growth and education are part of our core beliefs. We offer a number of opportunities to develop professionally, whether you need to earn professional development credits or are just plain curious!
  • Life Insurance / Accidental Death Benefits - Just one less thing for you to worry about. We want you to feel secure and make sure you are covered by offering low cost supplemental benefits.