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Mechanical Design Engineer - Automation


Job Summary

As a mechanical designer the incumbent must perform ‘Essential Responsibilities’ with minimal direct supervision. Incumbent shall be responsible for the complete mechanical design ‘Scope of Work’ for automation projects from pre-sale concept and budgets through detailed design and final project implementation.

Essential Responsibilities

Pre-Sale team member roles include the development of workable automation concepts, creation of system design and layout concept drawings and preparation of budgets for the mechanical ‘Scope of Work’ of the program that includes:

  • design and detailing labor cost
  • purchased and fabricated content
  • estimating assembly costs
  • mechanical / controls interfaces

Post-Sale team roles include the timely definition, design and procurement of mechanical components and hardware required for the timely completion of the defined ‘Scope of Work’. Primary mechanical design roles are outlined as:

Formal Design:

  • Assemble pertinent facts and design performance criteria
  • Define performance attributes i.e. speed, space constraints, etc.
  • Interact with controls engineers / integrate controls into designs
  • Complete detailed designs
  • Define and procure cost-effective purchased components
  • Define and procure cost-effective fabricated details
  • Contact customers and/or suppliers for pertinent design information

Mechanical Materials Procurement – In context of the defined ‘Scope of Work’:

  • Quote and procure purchased components
  • Bid and procure fabrications and machined details
  • Issue orders and coordinate deliveries of mechanical items
  • Coordinate, manage and develop supplier base

Implementation Roles include/require:

  • Coordinate / expedite the delivery of purchased mechanical components
  • Coordinate / assist the assembly of mechanical hardware and assemblies
  • Trouble shoot performance issues
  • Finalize ‘as built’ documentation

Other Aspects:

  • Support long-term resolution of field-service issues
  • Provide on-site field service support as required
  • Maintain division records and files in an orderly manner

Essential Qualification

Two-year mechanical engineering technology and/or mechanical engineering degree required, four-year degree preferred.

Five to ten years actual personal, hands-on experience in a mechanical design environment:

  • Completing designs using AutoCAD and Solidworks software
  • Designing automated systems based on industrial robots
  • Designing and sizing robot end-of-arm tooling
  • Designing conveyor systems, material handling and pick & place devices to interact with robots
  • Working knowledge of cost-effective alternative machining and fabrication processes
  • Demonstrated project management capabilities

Personal characteristics required include:

  • Excellent Personal / Interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and set personal priorities
  • Initiative and a personal commitment to setting and meeting deadlines
  • Consciousness, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Ability to travel nation wide on shot notice up to 25% travel

Desirable experience and qualifications:

  • Experience in tool, die and fixture design
  • Machine tool set up and operation
  • Industrial robot programming
  • CNC machine tool programming

We offer a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and education and an excellent benefit package.  If you are interested in this position, please send your resume via email to resumes@gosiger.com or call 937-228-5174.

Resumes Welcome

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume via email to resumes@gosiger.com