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Lead Refrigeration Engineer

Company: Zurn Elkay Water Solutions
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Refrigeration Engineer
The Company
Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things. We're a fast growing, publicly traded company (NYSE: ZWS), with an enduring reputation for integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow.
Named by Newsweek as One of America's Most Responsible Companies and an Energage USA Top Workplace, at Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation, we never forget that our people are at the center of what makes us successful. They are the driving force behind our superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth for over 100 years, as one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing and water delivery solutions.
Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation employs over 2800 employees worldwide, working from 24 locations across the U.S., China, Canada, Dubai, and Mexico, with sales offices available around the globe. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Zurn Elkay at
If you're ready to join a company where what you do makes a difference and you have pride in the work you are doing, talk to us about joining the Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation family!
You will be responsible for leading the design, development, and testing of refrigeration systems for our products. This position requires extensive knowledge and experience in thermodynamics and heat transfer engineering principles, as well as hands-on experience with refrigeration system design, validation, manufacturability, and troubleshooting. The successful candidate will work closely with other engineers, project managers, and cross-functional teams to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
--- Lead the design, development, and testing of refrigeration systems for our drinking water products
--- Develop and maintain technical specifications, design documents and technical roadmaps for refrigeration systems (refrigerant to water heat exchange)
--- Evaluate and select refrigeration system components and materials for our products
--- Prepare DFMEAs and DVP&Rs to validate robust system design
--- Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product development, testing, and quality assurance to ensure that refrigeration systems meet product requirements and standards
--- Conduct feasibility studies and cost analysis for refrigeration system designs
--- Develop and implement testing and validation protocols for refrigeration systems
--- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards
--- Provide technical support and guidance to other team members
--- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
--- Minimum of 8 years of experience in refrigeration engineering
--- Strong knowledge of refrigeration, thermodynamics, and heat transfer engineering principles
--- Hands-on experience with refrigeration system design, validation, manufacturability, and troubleshooting.
--- Experience managing and mentoring a team of engineers and technicians preferred
--- Strong project management skills, including experience managing budgets, schedules, and resources
--- Experience with regulatory requirements and standards related to refrigeration systems for drinking water products
--- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
--- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills required
--- Strong verbal and visual communication skills required
Total Rewards and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance
  • Matching 401(k) Contribution
  • Health Savings Account
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Matching Gift Program
    Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Zurn Elkay Water Solutions, Downers Grove , Lead Refrigeration Engineer, Engineering , Downers Grove, Illinois

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