Oldcastle Infrastructure

Product Designer - Fort Worth, TX

Job description

Job ID: 493116


INWESCO, a CRH company, is a leading provider of metal and fiberglass products and accessories for the power, water utility, and telecom markets throughout the western and southwestern United States. But we're more than just a manufacturer. We are a trusted and strategic solutions partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. As part of the CRH Infrastructure Products business, we're leading the industry with innovative, sustainable solutions with a safety-first mindset.

**Job Description**

  • The Product Designer performs, oversees, and directs the product design, detailing and specifications along with the product prototyping and testing of metal and fiberglass enclosures
  • Work with the Process Engineer at the manufacturing facility on product design, forming design, and plant capacity for any new or modified product
  • Assist the Product Management team for the product development stages and assist the Process Engineer for the product manufacturing process integration
  • Support the sales and customer service team in the pre-sale and post-sale processes

**Essential Duties**

  • New product development, including project management and design coordination with product management team
  • Capitalization of tooling for new products
  • Establishing material standards and specifications
  • Product design calculations using finite element analysis
  • Developing customer details and specifications
  • Reviewing accuracy of product designs and drawings performed by drafting team
  • Providing technical support and expertise for quality standards and certifications
  • Setting goals and objectives for internal and external customer projects
  • 3rd party testing coordination and prototyping
  • Creating SmartSKU standards and naming conventions
  • Coordinating manufacturing processes with plant Process Engineer
  • Attending job sites and customer meetings as needed to provide technical support to sales
  • Generating goals and expectations to communicate weekly with key customers related to project status and backlog

**Required Training or Certifications**

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Civil or Structural Engineering
  • EIT or PE certification
  • Experience with metal or fiberglass
  • Experience in finite element analysis software tools
  • Experience in manufacturing processes and project management
  • Experience with 3D software (Autodesk Inventor knowledge is an asset)

**Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands**

  • Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, strength to lift and carry files and products weighing up to 40 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone
  • Must be able to work in plant production environment as needed to validate designs, review progress on special projects, perform job safety analysis, and other tasks which will result in some exposure to noise, dust, cold, etc.
  • Must be able to wear PPE when applicable and follow all safety measures
  • Overnight/Business Travel approximately 20% within the US, Canada, and Mexico

**What CRH Offers You**

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

**About CRH**

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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