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Design Engineer II

Montgomery, Alabama
19 Sep 2022

A Career at Rheem: Where Comfort Is Your Calling

At Rheem, we are dedicated to bringing comfort to people's lives. As a leading global manufacturer of heating, cooling and water heating equipment, we are innovating all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. It is an exciting challenge that requires a team of talented, passionate people with a diverse set of skills. From engineers to accountants, sales professionals to support experts, Rheem depends on people to power our innovations. Join Rheem, and help shape the future of products that impact lives-every day.

The Design Engineer II will originate and develop designs for a secondary element, a minor functional system or component parts of a structure or device. Apply for and obtain product listing with approval agencies.

This position will serve our Water Heater Division, located in Montgomery, AL.

What You'll Do
  • Develop both 3D solid models and 2D production drawings
  • Design components of a major functional system
  • Plan, coordinate, and check engineering changes prior to supervisory signature
  • Investigate and troubleshoot product design related problems and opportunities, documenting findings and performing corrective/improvement changes.
  • Develop agency submittals and coordinate available testing.
  • Develop evaluation test plans and coordinate with designers and lab personnel on test set-up, data acquisition, interpretation of data and means for achieving desired test results.
  • Investigate pertinent factors such as inter-changeability, service requirements, efficiency and agency requirements.
  • Evaluate and design products for ease of manufacturability, and to meet cost and performance targets
  • Assist in the start-up of new products.
  • Coordinate with vendors on new or existing components.
  • Apply physical chemical and or mathematical concepts to solve design related problems, and the creation of new designs
  • Lead small design projects
  • Work within cross-functional teams.
Job Qualifications

What You Need
  • BS degree in engineering.
  • 3+ years related job experience utilizing design principles.
  • Knowledge in gas combustion principles.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions and procedures.
  • Strong communications skills (ability to speak before groups or customers and or/employees).
  • Ability to work with mathematic concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to work in a team environment (working with cross-functional teams).
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills (ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations).
  • Strong coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • History of regular and consistent attendance at work
  • Occasional travel required
How To Stand Out
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in appliance design.
  • Working knowledge of UL and CSA water heater standards.
  • Working knowledge of Pro-Engineer solid modeling software.
  • Experience in manufacturing processes engineering and engineering computer systems.
  • Experience in working with governing certification standards and agencies
  • Experience in engineering/manufacturing change processes
  • 3-5 years of related experience in design & manufacture of products.
  • Bilingual Japanese

Rheem is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Notice To Third Party Recruitment Agencies

Please note that Rheem and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Rheem and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, will become the property of Rheem.

Primary Location


Work Locations

Rheem Water Heating 2600 GPD - MGM (AL)


Engineering & Science


Water Heater Division




Day Job

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Job Posting

Aug 19, 2022, 9:36:24 AM

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  • Job Reference: 715688746-2
  • Date Posted: 19 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rheem Manufacturing
  • Location: Montgomery, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application