Design & Development Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1116917725-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2023
  • Employer: INGERSOLL RAND
  • Location: Mooresville, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Summary :

The individual will be a member of the product development team as a mechanical design and development engineer for the rotary screw compressor portfolio. Responsibilities include all facets of the development process for a given compressor. This engineer must have the ability to multi-task but be detailed oriented, communicate effectively and work in a fast paced dynamic environment. The engineering team is a diverse international group and the position demands continuous interaction across multiple cultures and time zones.


  • Key responsibilities for new product development projects, but as necessary new technology introduction and life cycle engineering activities.
  • Assist Engineering Manager and team/project leaders in all activities to achieve the departmental and organizational goals.
  • Coordinate activities of team members consisting of engineers, designers and laboratory technicians.
  • Develop detailed specifications and lead product and technical design reviews.
  • Develop detailed project schedules and resource plans to coordinate activities of global team members
  • Execute to project plans, meeting schedule and cost commitments as well as customer requirements.
  • Identify areas requiring analysis. Perform design analysis and calculations with accuracy. Follow good engineering practices and develop practical solutions.
  • Identify multiple candidate solutions, perform trade off studies and select optimum solution based on customer requirements as defined by the product design guide.
  • Assist designers with calculations and design. Develop test plans, work with laboratory on assembly, installation, and testing. Perform data reductions, performance calculations and create logical presentations of information in report format.
  • Coordinate and provide technical support and assistance to other departments such as Assembly, Machining Operations, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Marketing, Quality Assurance, etc.
  • Work closely with suppliers in all technical matters and maintain contact throughout the project.
  • Maintain documentation of high quality that can be put into project file, design manual and can meet ISO 9000 procedures.
  • Preparation/assistance of Bill of Materials and Engineering Change Request releases consistent with department procedure.
  • Provide all technical input for product literature, decals, technical manual, etc.
  • Assist in resolving all warranty and field problems.
  • Incorporate lessons learned from field issues into new product designs through FMEA process.
  • Stay current with engineering fundamentals and technology.

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • At least 3 years of work experience required, 5+ years preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of practical real world applications. Compressor or rotating machinery experience preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated project leadership skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25%. Primarily domestic to Ingersoll Rand testing and manufacturing facilities.
  • Team player capable of working with multiple engineering teams located in USA and India.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in generating project plans in order to deliver on-time, on-cost, and on-specification.
  • Able to work in a Matrix team environment and interact with other teams
  • Ability to create test plans and analyze results
  • Experience analyzing test data and deciphering cause and effect relationships.
  • Capable of generating creative and innovative solutions to complex problems

    Key Competencies:
  • Experience in industrial machine design
  • Familiar with new product development gate review process
  • Trained and experienced in latest Project Management techniques and software
  • Experience with CREO or other 3D solid modeling software
  • Familiar with ANSI Y14.5 drafting standards, GD&T standards, etc.
  • Versed in various design tools related to DFSS: DFMEA, DOE, DFM&A, etc.
  • Competent knowledge of machining and machine shop practices
  • Basic knowledge in gear design and bearing systems
  • FEA and CFD analysis experience is a plus, but not necessary

    Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership mindset, is dedicated to helping make life better for our employees, customers and communities. Customers lean on us for our technology-driven excellence in mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions across 40+ respected brands where our products and services excel in the most complex and harsh conditions. Our employees develop customers for life through their daily commitment to expertise, productivity and efficiency. For more information, visit