Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
The Mechanical Engineer, is responsible for mechanical design, detailing and compiling a bill of materials for customer manufactured automated machines and fixtures. Ensure machine to be built is functional and suits the application for which it was sold.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Capable of concepting, designing and detailing a complete job.
Review, resolve and investigate opportunities that arise pertaining to active jobs.
Review procedures and make suggestions for company standard procedures.
Pursue new or revised technology, which will result in cost savings to the company.
Train mechanical design personnel.
Provide machine manufacturing with bills of material, machine layout prints and detail prints required for mechanical machine construction.
Work within the computer network system as directed.
Review with manufacturing, engineering s intent for machine construction.
Resolve problems encountered by manufacturing.
Supervise detailers and engineering assistants when required.
Provide purchased component information to manual technical writers.
Participate in and/or lead activities that promote continuous improvement.
Participate in and/or lead activities that support Altron s Total Quality Systems.
Participate in and/or lead activities that create a safe working environment.
Mechanical layout prints.
Mechanical detail prints.
Mechanical bill of materials.
Minimum of Associates degree in related field, Bachelor s degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in machine design.
Must possess mechanical aptitude.
Must possess ability to convey concepts and ideas.
Must possess supervisory skills.
Must possess ability to read part prints.
Must possess ability to read machine layout prints.
Must possess ability to create machine layout prints.
Must have knowledge of machine and fixture building practices.
Must be fluent in Computer Aided Design Solidworks preferred.
Must have knowledge of OSHA and pertinent industry standards and codes.
Must have general knowledge of industry products.
Must have knowledge of local distributors of products.
Must be capable of performing all the duties and responsibilities of a detailer.
Must have knowledge of mechanical drafting practices.
Must possess computer literacy, Excel and Outlook preferred.
Must possess demonstrated organizational skills.
Must have ability to prioritize and handle many tasks simultaneously.
Must exercise team effort to achieve success.
Must display respect for peers, subordinates, supervisors and customers.
Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
Must take pride in company and concern for corporate image.
Must exercise general house-keeping of work areas.
Job Type: Full-time
machine design: 5 years
Solidworks: 3 years