The Mechanical Engineer helps design, develop, test, and manufacture mechanical devices, including tools, engines, and machines. This position’s primary emphasis is to create process simulations, analyze process flow, labor utilization analysis, construction estimate requests, test new processing methods, capital project analysis and preparation. Along with the development and assisting with the maintenance of standard data, the Mechanical Engineer will execute Green & Black Belt level projects.
Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Investigate project assignments and prepare project plans that assure the accomplishment of project goals.
Provide cost estimates for projects
Investigate reasons for system inefficiencies and recommend solutions based upon the results of the investigation.
Works closely with Operations & Engineering staff to support and improve manufacturing processes
Assist in development and help document manufacturing processes and new assembly methods
Responsible for the successful completion of a new production build
Monitor and interpret manufacturing defect data and quality trends
Support and follow all ISO standards related to various Quality Management Systems
Support all corporate and local 5S objectives
Perform other duties as assigned based on business needs
Expected Areas of Competence (KSAs)
Proficient in MS Office Applications
Ability to execute detailed instructions and procedures
Ability to manage and flex competing priorities to meet deadlines
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
Strong mechanical aptitude is a plus
Basic knowledge of production processes and material flow
This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Lead Six Sigma continuous improvement certification training, preferred but not required
Previous experience working with computer applications such as AutoCAD, preferred but not required
One to three years’ experience in an Engineering role preferred
Prior experience in a manufacturing or heavy industrial industry preferred
Prior experience with robotics preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and
Individual with Disabilities