Associate Engineer - Product Development


Franklin, Tennessee, United States

As part of Cooling’s Engineered Air Movement group, TAMCO is an innovative manufacturer of high-end, superior quality dampers and air control products that serve commercial, industrial, and institutional markets. With its high attention to detail for products that are durable, maintenance free, energy efficient, and unparalleled in performance, companies rely on TAMCO to provide comfort and mission critical and industrial cooling solutions.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary) 


SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As an Associate Engineer- Product Development, you will be responsible for identifying and investigating conceptual product ideas and performing necessary research, engineering, and design to bring finished products to the marketplace.  Key success criteria include engineering application and design experience, technical skills, sound engineering and business judgment, good communication skills, initiative and innovation. 


What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities) 


While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be: 


  • Develop designs and solid models of new product designs
  • Complete product performance selections
  • Interface with internal and external customers regarding technical performance issues
  • Manage projects and schedule tasks
  • Review, approve, and control vendor-supplied engineering documents
  • Develop solutions to problems and new designs
  • Write engineering specifications for product lines and components
  • Conduct product testing during development and post-installation in order to verify software and data development


What we are looking for (Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education) 


We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who has: 


Required Experience 

  • up to 5 years of engineering experience


Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Training and experience with solids-based CAD/CAM software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • EIT preferred
  • Basic understanding of HVAC design and application of mechanical components such as fans, dampers, louvers, gearboxes, motors, couplings, and other related mechanical equipment a plus.
  • Demonstrated competence in utilizing engineering skills and knowledge
  • Accountability for one’s own work, but requiring daily or weekly oversight
  • Highly creative
  • Strong ability to visualize complex spatial geometry
  • Passionate about product development
  • Persistent and patient enough to work on projects for which results are not seen for long periods of time


Education & Certifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an mechanical engineering


Travel & Working Environment 

  • Minimal travel (<10%) that includes visits to other facilities, vendors and training 
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The office is heated and air conditioned. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Thank you for your interest in our company.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.