Mechanical Engineer

Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-

Posted: 02/11/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 8317 Pay Rate: $30.00 - $35.00

The Mechanical Engineer, is responsible for mechanical design, detailing and compiling a bill of materials for customer manufactured automated machines.   Ensure machine to be built is functional and suits the application for which it was sold.


  • 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 client' 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.


  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to convey concepts and ideas.

  • Supervisory skills.

  • Minimum of Associates degree in related field, Bachelor s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in machine design.

  • Ability to read part prints.

  • Ability to read machine layout prints.

  • Ability to create machine layout prints.

  • Knowledge of machine building practices.

  • Fluent in Computer Aided Design Solidworks preferred.

  • Knowledge of OSHA and pertinent industry standards and codes.

  • General knowledge of industry products.

  • Knowledge of local distributors of products.

  • Capable of performing all the duties and responsibilities of a detailer.

  • Knowledge of mechanical drafting practices.

  • Computer literacy, Excel and Outlook preferred.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle many tasks simultaneously.

  • Exercise team effort to achieve success.

  • Respect for peers, subordinates, supervisors and customers.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Pride in company and concern for corporate image.

  • General house keeping of work areas
Apply Online
Apply with LinkedIn Apply with Facebook Apply with Twitter

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.