Job Details

  • Title: Mechanical Engineer
  • Code: RCI-105791
  • Location: Auburn, NY 13021
  • Posted Date: 05/20/2022
  • Duration: 9 Months
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  Job Description


  • Must have 3D Modeling Experience
  • software can vary (preference for Autodesk Inventor software)
  • MUST Machine Design experience
  • Manufacturing Engineer background if struggling to find machine design candidates.
  • Participate as a member of the Engineering team,
  • working to design custom manufacturing equipment for testing and assembling of centrifugal and multi-stage pumps.
  • Will work within a cross functional team, including representatives from Production, Product Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Controls Engineering, and outside vendors.
  • Candidate must have 3D CAD experience, a knowledge of automation, is a motivated self-starter, detail oriented, strong communication, and organizational skills.

Description Responsibilities

  • Perform mechanical system design in support of custom test and assembly equipment.
  • Use project management skills to implement turnkey designs for new assembly and test equipment.
  • Design fixtures, tools, and processes for safe and efficient manufacture, in-process inspection, and test of products.
  • Coordinate with internal and external resources (suppliers) to manage system builds and ensure timelines and performance criteria are met.
  • Coordinate with Controls group during design and start up phases of projects.
  • Provide general engineering and CAD support to the machine build shop as required.
  • Provide support during run-off phase of machine build projects.
  • Design manufacturing equipment by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by considering space requirements and floor layout.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering 5 years minimum of 3D CAD design experience (Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks)

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency with Autodesk Inventor (or Solidworks) and AutoCAD Excellent mechanical aptitude and skills.
  • Knowledge of automation, controls, pneumatics, and pipe design is a plus General familiarity with technology commonly used in manufacturing systems.
  • Must be able to develop new equipment from concept through launch.
  • Creative ability to conceptualize early on in a project Basic knowledge of machining practices and how part tolerances affect machining requirements and cost.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Knowledge of material properties (machinability, weldability, heat treatment, corrosion resistance, etc).
  • Basic knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques – Kaizen, 5S, VSM, Standard Work, continuous flow manufacturing, error-proofing, SMED, 5S Experience as a Manufacturing Engineer is a plus.

Other Abilities

  • Ability to work productively, maintain project timelines, and within a project budget
  • Ability to work within a team and independently without constant supervision
  • Proficiency in MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel Strong verbal and written communication skills are required Core Competencies
  • Action Oriented Problem Solving

Functional/Technical Skills

  • Drive for Results Informing Timely Decision Making Learning on the Fly Creativity Interpersonal Savvy Priority Setting