Mechanical Engineer

Job Description:

  • Work closely with all internal departments and customers to successfully estimate, design, manufacture, and install automotive conveyor systems.
  • Supervise other engineers and CAD operators.
  • To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of management.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Have extensive knowledge and the ability to design the following conveyor systems:
  • Power and Free conveyors (both Overhead and Inverted)
  • Friction conveyors (both Overhead and Inverted)
  • Electrified Monorail conveyors (both Overhead and Inverted)
  • Vertical Droplifters and other transfer equipment
  • Slat conveyors
  • Skillet conveyors
  • Shuttle conveyors
  • Other automotive conveyors systems
  • Have the ability to create and interpret technical drawings using both 2D and 3D computer aided drafting (CAD) software.
  • Be able to read and interpret customer specifications, make conceptual drawings, and present proposal for estimation purposes.
  • Have extensive knowledge of design and safety regulations as they relate to conveyor systems (i.e. OSHA, AISC, etc.).
  • Be able to create and manage project schedules using project management software.
  • Have the ability to design or select the following components using standard engineering practices:
  • Structural steel components
  • Drive shafts, coupling, sprockets, gears, chains, belts, and other drive train components
  • Motors and reducers
  • Bearings
  • Springs
  • Fasteners and other connections
  • Cylinders, solenoids, and other pneumatic components
  • Photoeyes, limit switches, and other electronic sensors
  • Lubrication devices
  • Be able to perform the following analyses:
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)...