Project Engineer - Fuel Cells


Portland, OR

Industry: Engineering Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 286 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

This job is no longer available.

This role plays an important role in creating, modifying, and implementing designs to address customer needs. This individual interacts with all aspects of the organization, including marketing, manufacturing, procurement, and test to ensure that we deliver quality forklift trucks. Join our team as we take forklift design to the next level.


  • Develop, design, release, and follow up development activities to ensure that the engineering outputs meet the quality, reliability, performance, and cost expectations of the customer for Hydrogen Fuel Cells.
  • Collaborate and provide support to the Manufacturing, Sourcing, Marketing, and Aftermarket groups engaged in the project.
  • Develop system and component level requirements from truck level requirements
  • Support development testing to ensure design robustness to requirements.
  • Develop and execute test plans (DVP&R, validation, etc.) for complete vehicle, system, and components
  • Analyze data and communicate test results both verbally and through written reports
  • Provide product/process specification documents, detailed drawings, test engineeringreports, sales and product information data and test plans

The Successful Project Engineer Will Meet the Following Minimum Qualifications:

  • Formal education with a minimum BS in Engineering. Mechanical focus preferred
  • Minimum 8+ year industry experience
  • Specialized knowledge/skill in CAD (PTC Creo preferred), engineering analysis, and design layouts
  • Specialized knowledge/skill in industrial vehicle/automotive/Fuel Cell technology
  • Specialized knowledge/skill in design, industry regulations, and manufacturing technology
  • Specialized knowledge/skill in engineering test procedures
  • Specialized knowledge/skill in industry regulations
  • Specialized knowledge/skill in project management and planning
  • Experienced in managing 2-4 member design team
  • Innovative thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to Quality: Follow established procedures and be attentive to details to ensure accuracy in design and documentation
  • Decision Making: Exhibit good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; demonstrate ability to take decisive actions to develop product or resolve issues
  • Systematic Problem solving: Demonstrate ability to apply basic principles and methods to resolve product issues
  • Teamwork and Flexibility: Function well in a team environment by working well with other employees and other departments
  • Develop and manage the engineering plan/schedule for the project
  • Manage the engineering activities required to support the Manufacturing, Sourcing, Marketing, and Aftermarket groups engaged in the project
  • Take a leadership role in identifying and implementing improved processes for product innovation, reliability and cost, development efficiency, customer responsiveness, and overall quality of work
  • Develop system and component level requirements from truck level requirements
  • Collaborate with suppliers to deliver total truck performance
  • Work cross-functionally to develop efficient, cost-effective solutions which meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Occasional travel may be required (less than 10% total time)

We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Fuel Cell Technology: 1year
  • CAD (PTC Creo preferred): 3years


  • Bachelor's