Configuration Engineer

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc.

Lake Mary, FL, US, 32746

Job Description: 



Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. in Lake Mary, Florida is looking for a Configuration Engineer – Hybrid Schedule (3 days a week in the office).



As a Configuration Engineer you will play a crucial role in defining and sustaining the configuration of our diverse power products. You'll collaborate closely with design and engineering teams, offering valuable input to align configurations with all internal and external requirements. Assist sales teams communicating product configurations to meet customer needs as well as manage changes to configurations and product documentation across the lifecycle of the products. Additionally, contribute to process improvements, develop new software tools, provide training, and coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure the success of implementation.



  • Define and maintain the configuration of all power products. This involves specifying the components, features, and options that can be selected for a given product.
  • Create and maintain documentation related to product configurations. This includes product configuration guides, bill of materials (BOM), and other relevant documentation to ensure accurate and consistent product selections and applications.
  • Work closely with design and engineering teams to understand product specifications and ensure that configurations align with design requirements. Provide input to design teams regarding the feasibility of certain configurations.
  • Assist sales organizations in aligning available product configurations with their specific Customer requirements. This may involve understanding customer needs, proposing suitable configurations, and ensuring that product standards are maintained to the greatest extent possible.
  • Manage changes to product configurations, including updates to specifications, components, or features. Ensure that changes are documented and communicated to relevant teams to maintain consistency.
  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to ensure that configured products meet quality standards. Perform checks to verify that configurations adhere to safety and compliance regulations.
  • In cases where products involve software components, Configuration Engineers may be involved in managing software configurations, ensuring proper version control, and coordinating software releases.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement in product configuration processes. Implement best practices to enhance efficiency and accuracy in application of the product configurations.
  • Provide training to internal teams, including sales, manufacturing, and customer support, on product configurations. Ensure that teams are knowledgeable about the available options and configurations.
  • Coordinate with supply chain management to ensure the availability of components needed for specific configurations.
  • Ensure that product configurations comply with internal and external requirements. Stay informed about relevant changes in requirements and lead the process of updating configurations accordingly.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop the software infrastructure required for properly managing the product configurations in a consistent manner and providing proper traceability of the product across its lifecycle.
  • Assist in ISO 9001 audits and compliance efforts.




  • Maintain a high level of understanding of the core products and technologies delivered by Mitsubishi Power.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability and provide direction to peers and junior engineers.
  • Perform technical analyses and produce detailed, concise, analytical reports.
  • Support Mitsubishi Power commercial operations, sales, and marketing functions with technical information as needed.
  • Generate ideas for product development by providing insights on how configurations are impacted by changes to requirements.
  • Proactively improve tools, processes, and procedures of the Engineering team.
  • Actively participate in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are emphasized.
  • Willing and able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • The group shall adhere to all company policies, business practices and standard operating procedures and
    • report all unsafe activities to Management and/or Human Resources.
    • participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
    • contribute to building a positive team spirit.
    • communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
    • protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties.
    • always maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity.
    • attend, contribute to or lead meetings during Japanese normal business hours a few times per month.
  • Each member of the group is expected to travel on business. Expected business travel is 5%-10% of the year.
  • Perform other such duties as may be required.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Engineering from four-year college or university, and (7) seven to (10) ten years of applicable experience; or at least four (4) years with Mitsubishi, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Subject matter expertise in other roles and engineering disciplines utilized in combined cycle pant design are not mandatory, but beneficial.


  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations in English language.  Ability to write, in English language, reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Japanese, Spanish and Portuguese language skills are not mandatory, but beneficial.


  • Scientific Skills: Ability to work with core engineering design properties and understand the impacts of those properties on the design of industrial equipment.


  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


  • Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Office applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Acrobat Writer, Excel, etc.).  Knowledge of database development and management, project management, graphics, technical diagrams, flow charts, etc.  Experience with Windchill or other Product Lifecycle Management software products preferred.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Possible travel to customer offices and construction sites is required.




  • Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K Matching).
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities.
  • Tuition reimbursement and on-the-job training.
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays.
  • Committed to quality products and services.
  • Great working environment and culture.
  • Employee Appreciation Programs and Events.



Mitsubishi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer actively seeking to diversify the workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. Therefore, all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.



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