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Sr. Design Engineer

Last Updated Date:  Jul 17, 2024

East Hartford, CT, US, 06108

Company:  HyAxiom


At HyAxiom we develop, manufacture and service hydrogen fuel cells and other innovative hydrogen energy solutions. As the hydrogen business pillar of Doosan Group, the oldest South Korean conglomerate operating in the global energy, manufacturing, and construction sector, we are a leading provider of stationary fuel cell solutions in some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing markets. Our products serve those who seek cleaner and more sustainable energy sources to lower their carbon footprint.

Job Information

The Senior Design Engineer is responsible for the execution of the overall design, development, and integration of mechanical, structural, and thermal systems for hydrogen-based energy systems. Work within the Engineering Change Order or New Product Development process to ensure timely, controlled, and compliant design changes using standard engineering product development practices to include Pugh, FMEA, risk analyses and compliance matrixes. Utilize up-to-date design tools including CREO, Windchill, ANSYS and for structural, thermal, and flow analysis. Support multi-disciplinary research and collaboration with CSA, System, MBOP, Electrical, and Manufacturing engineers in a matrix organization to pursue and achieve business objectives, on time, at cost with optimal quality. Accountable for development, coaching and mentorship of other team members to support career development and business results elevation. Will be responsible for several components of a project, or a more complex component of a larger project as a project engineer working under a project manager.

Role & Responsibility

  • Design components to meet all functional requirements from concept to production.
  • Collaborate with other Engineering functional groups to coordinate design activities and ensure thorough, accurate documentation of components and subassemblies.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing and other relevant business entities to coordinate implementation of new designs and develop transition plans to bridge between design revisions.
  • Ensure the designs have been validated and thoroughly documented prior to production release.
  • As may be required, work with suppliers and fabricators to support generation of low cost, durable designs.
  • Apply root cause analysis techniques to identify issues and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Lead the generation and selection of design concepts, ensuring the best solutions are developed and implemented.
  • Work across multi-discipline groups in a project engineer capacity to lead teams effectively and to share technical knowledge and know-how.

Job Requirement


  • Relevant mechanical design engineering background (concept to production)
  • Solid process and systems understanding of complex electromechanical designs.
  • Design of Pressure Vessels and /or Structural Weldments
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to use material and design standards from ASTM, ASME, ISO, AWS, and JIS


  • Design experience with Process Piping Designs (Powerplants, Electrolyzer, Ships, Boilers, Industrial Designs, Generators, Water Treatment, Oil and Gas)
  • Pipe and Tube Welded Assemblies (1" up to 8" Pipe, Tube and Hose) (Steel and Stainless Steel)
  • Experience with ASME B31 Pressure Piping
  • Knowledge/ Experience in Fuel Cell or Electrolyzer design preferred.


  • BA/BS degree with 7+ years of experience
  • MA/MS degree with 5+ years of experience
  • Mechanical Engineering or related degree

Key Skills

  • Self-driven learner eager to expand knowledge of product and field.  
  • Project leadership experience is favored.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of business-focused individuals, occasionally on a global-basis.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with, CREO, Windchill, ANSYS preferred.

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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