• Project Engineer

    Job Description: The Project Engineer (Mechanical) is responsible for innovating and designing the systems and products sold by Precision Valve Automation - PVA. This position ensures that the product is designed correctly, and within customer requirements, budget, and timeframe.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Review sales orders and interprets engineering needs to deliver an on-time, complete, and accurate design and documentation package.
    • Monitors project to ensure that goals and customer expectations are met, and product is developed on schedule.
    • Facilitates project kick-off meeting.
    • Coordinates with other departments to develop project schedule.
    • Answers questions, manages expectations and acceptance criterion, and fosters customer relationships throughout the design process.
    • Monitors project to ensure that goals and customer expectations are met, and product is developed on schedule.
    • Designs and develops machine documents and submits models to CAD group to create diagrams and generate full bill for parts.
    • Partners with purchasing and internal shops to order parts for on time delivery.
    • Organizes and facilitates Engineering Cross Review to assess and ensure design meets the needs of the customer and company.
    • Interprets safety codes so that equipment meets specifications on every design.
    • Conducts meetings to gain customer approval of all specifications prior to manufacturing.
    • Creates test run-off document, post run-off punch list, and conducts customer run-off acceptance meeting.


    Skills:

    • Customer centric, committed to supporting the internal and external customer.
    • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
    • Self-starter who works independently and in a fast-paced team environment.
    • Maintains a calm, tactful demeanor when dealing with difficult situations.
    • Manages multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and follow through.
    • Well organized, analytical, and detail oriented.
    • Strong computer and excel skills.
    • Knowledge of industrial robots, machinery, electrical and fluid mechanics, electronics, and
    • modeling/drawing software, required. SolidWorks experience preferred.
    • Minimum three (3)+ years of custom engineering and design required.
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, required.


    Job Location: PVA Global Headquarters | Cohoes, NY

  • ERP Business Systems Analyst

    Job Description: The ERP Business Systems Analyst oversees information systems. This position is critical to PVA; the ERP Business Systems Analyst analyzes business needs and recommends and develops information system solutions to solve business problems.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Gathers, documents and analyzes business needs and problems.
    • Designs, develops and modifies business systems and automation solutions.
    • Drives project selection and tracks and documents successes, KPI's, wins/losses based on business priorities.
    • Trains new and existing end-users in information systems, ERP and business processes.
    • Partners with team to develop content and delivery to introduce business technology solutions and features, monthly.
    • Oversees and implements ERP system enhancements to achieve maximum integration, coordination and information flow between departments.
    • Develops embedded Epicor (ERP) solutions that encourage and enforce best practice compliance.
    • Defines, delivers, and supports strategic plans by implementing information technologies to maintain organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Troubleshoots escalated Epicor issues, daily.
    • Integrates third-party software to our ERP ecosystem, as needed.
    • Oversees, implements, and develops timelines for new solution implementations.
    • Researches, analyzes and introduces new technology systems to provide business value.
    • Provides technology, digital strategy, and guidance to the IT team in areas such as cloud computing capabilities, Internet of Things (IoT), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and other emerging technologies.
    • Maintains confidentiality of customer and employee information 100% of the time.
    • Creates and delivers updates and presentations to the management team, quarterly.


    Skills:

    • Customer centric, committed to supporting the internal and external customer.
    • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
    • Self-starter who works independently and in a team environment.
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
    • Exhibits sound judgement; anticipates the implications and consequences of situations and takes appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies.
    • Maintains a calm, tactful demeanor when dealing with difficult situations.
    • Manages multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and follow through.
    • Well organized, analytical, and detail oriented.
    • Follows direction with focused attention.
    • Exhibits initiative, willing to learn.
    • Strong computer and excel skills – technical understanding and technical management capabilities.
    • Knowledge of IT management, required.
    • Minimum five (5)+ years of information systems management and business analysis experience, required.
    • Prior manufacturing experience, preferred.
    • Bachelor's degree in business management or computer science, required.
    • Project management certification, preferred.
    • Experience with Epicor 10.2 preferred, however any ERP experience is desirable.


    Job Location: PVA Global Headquarters | Cohoes, NY