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Chief Mechanical Engineer

Global Technical Leader

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5,001-10,000 employees

Advanced water management and technology solutions

Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Overview

$118.5k - $213.5kAnnually


Pennsylvania, USA + 5 more

Design Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 10+ years of project or product engineering experience preferably in water/wastewater treatment
  • Expert SAP user for Material Master and Bills of Material creation, format, and structure
  • Experience in the use of Autodesk Suite- including but not limited to Inventor and AutoCAD
  • Experience with specification and selection of rotating equipment such as pumps, blowers, and compressors
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations- ASME, ANSI, NSF, CFR…
  • Strong leadership, communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot equipment and processes
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement methodology a plus
  • Common alignment of Xylem’s Mechanical Engineers by setting the global standard and strategy as it relates to best practices, tools, processes, and standards
  • Establishing Xylem-wide standard components to drive productivity and cost reduction, focusing on pumps, piping, valves, fittings, instrumentation, and other items
  • Direct Partnership with Strategic Sourcing, Order Execution, R&D, and Product Management for identification and execution of Value Engineering and Procurement Savings
  • Establishing global standards for Material Master and Bill of Materials, focusing on key requirements and proper structure
  • Creation of fundamental design guides for piping, pumps, valves, and other relevant equipment and processes as it relates to discrete products and custom projects
  • Keeping Xylem current on trends and new tool and practices for Mechanical Engineering
  • Central voice of communication across Xylem for Mechanical Engineering
  • Senior Consultancy on New Product Development (XPD), Sustaining, VAVE, and critical projects
  • Key liaison with Xylem’s ITCs and engineering shared services to facilitate execution of projects, products, and programs
  • Safety- Reviewing Xylem standard products and custom projects for appropriate level of safety in the applied use
  • Compliance- Establishing Xylem’s strategy with respect to relevant codes, regulations, and standards. Senior consultancy on critical product development and custom Projects and the appropriate level of compliance

Xylem specializes in advanced water technologies and solutions, integrating digital technology and analytics to improve water and wastewater management, conservation, and reuse. The company offers a range of products such as water meters, pumps, and controllers to support sustainable water solutions.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Washington, District of Columbia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.

Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.

Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.