Product Engineer
Lexington, VA 
Posted 10 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

You will report to our Engineering Manager for the Data Center vertical. You will work within our Engineering Department to design, develop, and document Chiller designs within the scope of products manufactured by the Data Center team. You will manage the development and transfer of technology including documentation of products that span across Climate Solution Regions (Americas, EMEA, and Asia).


The minimum requirement is a college graduate in engineering or related technical discipline with 2+ years engineering experience, or a master's degree in engineering, a related technical discipline, or business, with 1+ years engineering experience, or 7+ years equivalent experience in the specified engineering discipline with a strong fundamental background and/or experience in heat transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and psychometrics. Four plus years' experience specifically with Chiller, HVAC, or unitary design especially those dealing with sheet metal is a plus.

You should have a working knowledge of Mathcad, a 3D CAD System, FEA & CFD software and Microsoft Office applications. You must have strong analysis and problem solving skills. You shall also have strong communication skills.


  • Design & Develop new Chiller products and supporting documentation based on project scope, market needs and regulatory requirements for the Data Center Vertical.
  • Evaluates and designs electromechanical products by applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer and materials.
  • Perform finite element modeling and structural simulation for the products. Interpret FEA results and recommend design changes/directions to meet product performance requirements.
  • Interface with other Modine regions, CS manufacturing locations, and/or customers to assure a smooth transition from one region to another with global product development.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.
  • Support customer applications with heat transfer, energy and/or chiller system designs. Review of approval and manufacturing drawing packages.
  • Support other engineers and designers with product development projects related to design and documentation as needed.
  • Travel to other regions (Leeds, UK) and customer sites if needed (10-15%).


About Modine

This is an exciting time for the Rockbridge plant and Building HVAC team as Modine has identified this segment as a key area of growth and investment for the future, including heating, indoor air quality and data centers. For more than a century, Modine has helped business, schools, and consumers stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Our HVAC products provide critical solutions for data centers that support many sectors, Business and Finance, Infrastructure, Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals and others. We also offer a wide variety of heating and air conditioning products, ranging from garage heaters, high efficiency unit heaters, commercial rooftop HVAC systems, classroom HVAC solutions, and much more. Modine is positioned to advance thermal management to new levels. We're at work in practically every corner of the world, delivering the innovation our customers need.


Rockbridge is our chiller product assembly plant and part of our data center segment– these products are critical to Modine's future growth plans and are a key feature of data center operations and the accelerating online revolution. We stand behind our products and our word. We are committed to innovation, customer satisfaction, and the well-being of our employees. We aim to create a culture that engages our employees to take pride in our company and in the products we manufacture. We provide a safe, diverse, and exciting workplace with a dedication that's reflected in our quality products and industry reputation for ingenuity. Modine provides our employees with competitive wages, a comprehensive health care package, generous holidays, paid vacations, and a safe working environment.


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Modine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Welcomes all Qualified Applicants!

Modine provides a competitive benefit package, which could include paid vacation, short term disability, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance, flex spending benefits, tuition reimbursement, Health Savings Account and much more. Human Resources will provide more detail upon your hiring.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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