Value Engineering Specialist

Position Description


Position Title:            Value Engineering Specialist

Labor Grade:            E11

General Function:    

Responsible for the design/engineering of projects of the highest order of difficulty/complexity.  Responsible for project direction from initial concept to final prototype test & validation.  Performs diversified machine design and engineering functions on new or major improvements/adaptations to existing machines.

Number Direct Reports:      (0)

Budgetary Responsibilities (current year):            N/A

Primary Responsibilities:

  • It is every BPM, Inc. Employee’s responsibility to be aware of and work with Belvac’s current documented Quality Management System as it pertains to their job requirements.
  • Assist the Manager, Standard Product Engineering, or his/her designee in the evaluation, re-design and testing of existing product lines with a focus on cost reduction and enhanced performance.
  • Assist the Manager, Standard Product Engineering or his/her designee in the design, engineering and testing of Prototype and/or experimental machines.
  • Responsible for project planning, design of bar charts and updates, design reviews, design verifications and coordinating activities with cross-functional departments as necessary to execute duties efficiently, especially during trouble-shooting.
  • Responsible for design output in the form of BOM’s and drawings to Belvac standards and the requirements of QP4.1 (Stage Gate Process).
  • Exercises the highest degree of diligence and skill in the executing of his/her duties
  • Prevalent activities in performance of duties are:
  • Coordination and organization of work
  • Preparation of layouts
  • Provide necessary calculations
  • Direct the efforts of drafters and technicians as necessary
  • Ensure testing is undertaken in a scientific manner and results/data collected and recorded.
  • Provide technical documentation
  • Provide customer assistance and field-testing as directed by his/her supervisor.
  • Assist in the continuous process improvement and issue of Belvac’s standard product machine line.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Principal Working Relationship:    Manager, Standard Product Engineering, Engineering Personnel, Customers, Manufacturing/Assembly Personnel, Sales and Marketing Personnel, Service Personnel

Reports To:    Manager, Standard Product Engineering

Coordinates activities with:

  • All Engineering Personnel
  • Customers
  • Manufacturing/Assembly Personnel
  • Sales and Marketing Personnel
  • Service Personnel

Education:   Must have a BSME, or substantial experience in Machine Design.


  • Eight year experience in Engineering field, preferably in machine manufacturing of high speed machinery.
  • Experienced in using LEAN, Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and similar tools.
  • Experience leading projects specifically focused on reducing product costs.
  • Experience using FEA and similar analysis to evaluate designs and material selections.
  • Must be proficient in Solid Modeling - Preferably AutoDesk Inventor or Equivalent Solid Model Package (e.g. Solid Works), ISO 9001 and ANSI Y14.5  1994 (or later). 
  • Must have good technical written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of using typical Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of CE (European Safety Standards) is a plus.

Qualified, interested applicants should apply in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..