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Principal Product Engineer in Shoreview, MN at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job ID: 27030BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Product Engineer located at our PaR Nuclear / Shoreview, MN facility. In this position, a Product Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

- Support business development and the bid/offer process for PaR Nuclear.
-Support/assist the Product Manager in initiating technical conversations with customer and influencing their decisions and buying behavior.
-Review and verifies customer requests for offers and identifies scope of supply, requirements and time line.
-Work with the TIL in preparing offer strategy, technical content and market price.
-Travel to customer sites to discuss equipment issues, present potential solutions, and new offers. Travel may include international travel.
- Coordinate commercial interactions with our customers for all their nuclear facilities.
- Support marketing activities including capture planning, proposal review and issue, order entry, contract execution and closure.
- Assist in the resolution of commercially related challenges between our customers and PaR Nuclear ensuring that our customer’s needs are met in a manner consistent with WEC strategic and financial objectives.
- Support Region to product line liaison and oversight.
- Support Product Manager with commercial process activities, order implementation and control, and resolution of commercial issues associated with the customer accounts.
- Develop and maintain critical working relationships with customer personnel as point of contact for requests and in day-to-day communication, up to and including senior manager. Learn the customer’s organization, objectives, and expectations thoroughly and understand the customer’s economics.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of PaR Nuclear products & services, commercial ops, financial planning, and strategic objectives.
- Research customer needs and competitor information to support development of PaR Nuclear product improvements.
- Communicate customer technical requirements and Product Line strategy to Regional Teams.
- Support activities associated with opportunity management, capture planning, order acceptance, and project execution.
- Review/suggest corrections on information for the customer account in the CRM and SAP systems to the WEC Account Teams.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

• Bachelor’s degree or established equivalent in Engineering or related technical/marketing discipline required.
• Minimum 6 years of applicable fuel handling equipment design experience (supporting equipment projects of low to moderate complexity, time critical activities, to successful completion); 8 plus years preferred. Or 5 years applicable experience as a field service installation lead managing schedule and the customer, experience in technical industry is preferred.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


Employment opportunities for positions in the United States may require use of information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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