- Bachelor's Degree
- Associate's Degree
The Mechanical Engineer supports the development, coordination, execution, and schedule performance of engineering projects related to after-market parts and service and capital equipment sales. These projects may be in the areas of quote support, order fulfillment, and product improvement, as well as documentation / certification processes and procedures. This position will support major projects that are managed by more senior Engineering personnel and directly manage smaller projects. Additionally, this position provides technical assistance to the Company's product lines to maintain and improve marketing position, growth, and financial goals.
TerraSource Global is a truly global company with sales, engineering, testing and assembly locations strategically located around the world. We have regional sales representatives stationed across six continents to provide local service to the 90+ countries with facilities using our equipment.
As a result of our continually expanding global reach, consistent history of successful installations and integrated network of experienced on-the-ground sales and service professionals, we are proud to have earned the reputation as the reliable equipment and parts provider and trusted technical resource for a wide variety of industry companies.
The TerraSource portfolio encompasses three trusted and long-standing brands, recognized the world over as leaders in performance, innovation and durability: Gundlach Crushers, Jeffrey Rader and Pennsylvania Crusher. The combined equipment portfolio of these flagship brands means we are uniquely positioned to offer real choice to our customers and enable them to find just the right mix of equipment to meet their specific material processing and handling equipment needs.
The combined portfolio of our three flagship brands means our customers have real choice among a comprehensive selection of size reduction equipment, screening and processing machinery, material handling equipment, pneumatic conveyors, feeders, and storage and reclaim equipment. With our outstanding product lines, extensive application expertise and seamless commitment to timely and professional service, TerraSource Global is well positioned to build on our long history of being a preferred solution provider in industries such as power, mining, agriculture, pulp and cement, recycling, steel and aluminum production and industrial waste management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
o To varying levels, manage projects from receipt of order through design, procurement, fabrication testing, shipment, installation and start-up.
o Interface with customers to design equipment and execute projects managing consideration of customer needs, internal/external production capabilities, financial targets, and available resources. This involves maximizing use of existing designs, and efficiently developing new designs through detailed calculations, design software, and collaboration with others.
o Perform liaison work involved by contacting other departments (Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales, etc.) as well as outside vendors, to obtain services or pertinent information relative to functional needs.
o Based on customer requirements, company strategy, and direction of engineering management, determine make versus buy decision for various items of a project.
o Prepare drawings and 3D models of various parts or products and produce general assembly drawings and sub-assembly drawings using Autodesk software products, incorporating a detailed understanding of manufacturing processes into designs. This position also assists in translating designs into structured requirements within the company MRP system.
o Support new product development activities under the guidance of others in the engineering department.
o Understand and translate effectively into design parameters manufacturing process and capacity constraints associated with current sources for production.
o Occasionally provide work direction to others within the engineering department.
Technical Sales and Customer Service Support
o Directly support and engage in generating quotes for parts, service, and capital equipment by identifying requirements and providing summaries of costs and lead time. This work involves technical bid package evaluation, generating technical responses, accumulating documentation, gathering cost information, and finalizing formal packages. Additionally, this involves reviewing customer needs and applications and identifying available solutions.
o Accept requests from customers to troubleshoot technical issues with products and develop solutions with customers in an efficient and professional manner.
o Continuously seek to build understanding of products and industries and convert those into standards, training, and sales support literature.
o Support strategic company initiatives in areas such as Lean as requested.
o Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Associates Degree with significant relevant experience also acceptable.
o Experience: 2+ years of broad engineering experience including product design, manufacturing methodology, tooling, laboratory, etc.
Other Skills and Abilities
o Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form
o Ability to apply mathematical operations to frequency distributions, reliability and validity of tests, normal curve, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, chi-square application and sampling theory and factor analysis
o Ability to use personal computer and related software including Autodesk products
o Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and be insurable under company's motor vehicle insurance policy
o Physical Demands: The physical demands 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.
o Occasional lifting or moving, or equivalent pulling, pushing, carrying, shoveling or stretching, rarely lifting up to 50 lbs.
o Work Environment: 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.
o Occasional exposure to noise, dust, heat, cold, etc. or some other element present making conditions less desirable than usually found in offices.
At TerraSource Global, Hillenbrand company, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.