Sr. Design / Lead Design Engineer – NPD – Piston Technologies

Atlas Copco (India) Ltd.

  • Pune, Maharashtra
Sr. Design / Lead Design Engineer – NPD – Piston Technologies
Job Posted : Feb 2nd, 2024

Job Description

As a Sr. Design / Lead Design Engineer – NPD – Piston Technology, your mission is to deliver & participate in new product development projects with engineering point of view while Improving Time to Market and driving the technical competence of GECIA teams with a solution centric approach. You shall achieve this, by developing your competence and by reorienting your energy towards Product Innovation, technology platforms maintaining On-time Delivery & First Time Right Approach.

Sr. Design / Lead Design Engineer you need to plan project execution with the objective of delivering projects within the estimated time and quality standards within the limits of GECIA’s structure, processes, and guidelines. You should be able to coordinate project work and follow up with team of Design Engineers. Leading the complex project as well as mentoring team members to upgrade their skills. Should effectively engage in GECIA level competence development activities.

Key Responsibilities:-

Customer Focus:-

  • Understand the project requirements and work content based on the inputs received.
  • Ensure GECIA’s contribution to improve Time to Market.
  • Communicate progress and deliverable updates to the stakeholders, raise red flags and highlight any concerns to all stakeholders. Demonstrate GECIA’s contribution to NPD Projects.
  • Monitor deliverables with adherence to SOPs, resolve technical issues raised.
  • Ensure proper co-ordination with other competences involved CAE, Electrical design etc.
  • Ensure that designs are reviewed prior releasing the same.

People Focus:-

  •  Adhere to the Team spirit towards Driving Customer Success & Improving Business Results
  • Instill “CAN DO; WILL DO” attitude in yourself.
  • Maintain a positive team moral with an open atmosphere of teamwork and co-operation.
  • Guide team members on technical/project matters.
  • Engage with peers in GECIA level competence development activities.
  • Ability to work in multi-competence projects.
  • Maintain seamless Communication among project stakeholders for better collaboration & smooth project progress.

Technology Focus:-

  • Nurture innovative ideas and focus improvements in the product performance, cost, life, reliability, Sustainability.
  • Promote use of advance manufacturing techniques & Artificial Intelligence while designing new products.
  • Promote sharing best practices across all NPD teams.

Product Focus:-

  • Create & Promote use of reusable components, product platforms, Subassemblies, Modular Designs.
  • Exposure to CNG packages will be added advantage.

Operational Excellence:-

  • Suggest different CAD automation projects to automate repeated processes & to improve the quality.
  • Suggestions for betterment of the NPD cycle process & its implementation.
  • Adaptable for changes in the tools & technologies.
  • Willingness to acquire new skill set to suit the business needs.

Experience & Knowledge Requirement:-

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 8-11 years of Experience.
  • Should have basic knowledge of CNG Compressor packages and designing of compressor Package.
  • Should understand key contributors to product Performance, product quality, Aesthetic value.
  • Should have deep understanding of Modularity approach.
  • Should be able to read and interpret the International Standards applicable to Reciprocating Compressor industry. (ASME, ANSI, API etc.)
  • Knowledge about Design of Skid packages for compressor would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Sheet metal, Piping design, Flange selection, heavy fabrication.
  • Expertise in Product Development Process (Concept-to-Product).
  • Knowledge of DFMEA, Design Review Processes is essential.
  • Knowledge of DFM & DFA, Design for serviceability.
  • Experience of working on CAD software like Inventor & PLM system Vault/Enovia etc.
  • Knowledge of BOM generation, working on ERP system.
  • Experience of doing design calculations at component level.

Personality requirements:-

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Committed team player with learning attitude
  • Customer focus
  • Capable of working under time pressure to respect deadlines
  • Problem solving ability
  • Systematic in planning and monitoring progress of projects.
  • Go-getter attitude.


  • Pune, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

Established in 1960, We provide our customers with the solutions they need to enhance productivity and achieve their manufacturing goals. At Atlas Copco India, we deliver value and innovate with the future in mind. Our passionate people, expertise and service bring sustainable value to industries everywhere. We are a part of the Atlas Copco Group, with extensive local presence, and our innovative compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems help our customers achieve maximum efficiency and produstivity. Our nationwide service personnel are always close at hand to provide repairs, service and spare parts locally. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities today at Pune and Chakan, the company has a global engineering competency centers for compressors at Pune.