Product Engineer - Steam Turbine in Summerville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

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The Opportunity | Product Engineer

This position will be located in Summerville, South Carolina, but will require several months of training in the Wellsville, NY facility prior to opening of the new factory in the fall of 2019. 

  • Direct or perform the design and development of steam turbine products and components of existing and new designs within the guidelines for product design that will meet industry and contractual requirements at the most efficient cost.

  • Conduct studies and investigations to determine feasibility of designs associated with the application of turbines.

  • Define product design requirements in accordance with contract requirements, including computation of performance.

  • Analyze test results to evaluate and determine performance, design qualities, and operating deficiencies for the product.

  • Develop standard performance curves and calculation procedures to assist marketing in quoting products.

  • Coordinate with other areas of engineering to assure contractual requirements are met. Conduct product improvement programs toward minimizing costs, improving performance and promoting standardization.

  • Investigate field problems and provide corrective action in terms of component redesign, revised operating procedures or maintenance practices.

  • Develop computer programs required to support and analyze design concepts with respect to performance and mechanical design. Investigate manufacturing deviations and provide corrective action.

  • May supervise and direct subordinates, product design engineers and/or technicians in the design and modification of components for steam turbines.

  • Independently performs assignments that require a thorough knowledge of thermodynamics, machine design, metallurgy, installation, operation and application of steam turbines. 


BS in Mechanical Engineering or Aero Engineering discipline and 3-5 years of experience in the steam turbine or related industry required. 


  • Ability to create UG drawings, 3-D models

  • Background in Programmable Logic Control (PLC) Systems

  • Experience in managing projects and working in a team environment

  • Knowledge of Oracle manufacturing systems/software

  • 3-5 years' experience in steam turbines manufacturing/design is an asset


5% - 15% per year dependent upon projects assigned

  • Must be a sole US citizen and able to obtain and maintain DOD security clearance

This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


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