Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent experience.
Five years or more experience as a designer of custom machines, (specifically machines related to automated assembly, inspection and/or robotic integration).
A thorough knowledge of mechanical drafting/drawing practices, design, detailing and checking functions.
Experienced in the use of SolidWorks or similar 3D design software. Experience in the use of AutoCad 2D is helpful but not required.
Experienced with industrial electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles and their use in mechanical systems.
Must have a working knowledge of tool room processes and procedures.
Must have a working knowledge of typical product assembly processes.
Must be a good communicator and team player.
Meet schedules and budgets for assigned projects and tasks.
Meet the technical requirements on all projects.
Maintain appropriate communication with the Project Engineer and Engineering Manager.
Conceptualize, design, detail and check mechanical assemblies.
Participate in machine debug/development to make machine “production ready” prior to shipment.
Update/revise drawings and other documentation after machine acceptance, (or oversee this task).
Assist in the training of new and/or lesser experienced personnel.
Take part in weekly meetings with the engineering department to review engineering department activities.
Travel domestically or internationally to visit suppliers or customers’ facilities to assist with equipment installs or discuss projects.
May be required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead and bend to the floor.
Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force frequently.
Visual – normal requirements for reading written instructions, detailed part prints and computer screens.
Hearing – normal requirements for understanding verbal instructions.
Working Conditions – will be subjected to a normal office and shop environment with occasional exposure to high noise levels from operating machines or physical hazards from moving equipment or machine parts.