Mechanical Engineer

Marysville, MI 48047

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Engineering Job Number: NR8960912216

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer - DIRECT HIRE - Marysville, MI

  • This person must be able to show from past experience that he/she has a mechanical aptitude, interest, and is passionate about mechanical design.
  • The mechanical engineer oversees major mechanical design, machine optimization, and equipment sourcing/installation projects to meet our customers goals.
  • The lead engineer will lead other engineers in projects and daily activities. 
  • This role entails working with associates from the Engineering, Production, Maintenance, R&D, Sales, and Quality Assurance to improve
    manufacturing equipment, controls, processes, and procedures. 
  • The lead engineer must beable to gather information from other associates, machine observation, and logical deduction
    to implement solutions for equipment design solutions.

  • Assists in the engineering planning, introduction, and implementation of
    new initiatives and process improvements.
  • Motivates teams to high performance while ensuring compliance to regulations and rules.
  • Develop expertise and talk with customers on solutions.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and knowledge for mechanical engineers and technicians.
  • Leads major engineering projects and initiatives that require team members from multiple departments.
  • Supports manufacturing with investigation, identification, and design of mechanical or electromechanical systems for manufacturing solutions.
  • Leads and/or supports major engineering initiatives.
  • Coordinate, direct, and lead engineering efforts for successful design, fabrication, implementation, and documentation of engineering projects.
  • Create and monitor project timelines and costs.
  • Drive make or buy decisions on equipment to meet customer goals formaintenance, life expectancy, and machine downtime 
  • Direct/supervise vendor installations.
  • Work with vendors for resolution of equipment issues.
  • Coordinating and communicating with electrical engineering project automation needs.
  • Work with the Service Maintenance department for identification of parts, preventative maintenance plans, and documentation to maintain implemented equipment
  • Coordinate with the R&D department for development and implementation of engineering machine trials.
  • Support the Production department during R&D and Engineering machine trials
  • Direct support for production & service maintenance teams on an as needed basis (machine function & troubleshooting)
  • Understanding and abiding by all safety rules, polices, and procedures
  • Other Duties as Assigned

  • Manufacturing equipment design/modification experience required
  • Proficient use of 3D design software (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Must be able to run and evaluate FEA analysis.
  • Strong technical skills in materials, manufacturing, quality, and design.
  • Strong understanding of industrial electronics and controls.
  • Strong understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics.
  • The ability to troubleshoot using mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and general machine repair skills; and to determine and follow plan to solve an issue.
  • Ability to build accurate project costing and timelines.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to complete routine reports and communicating effectively
  • Ability to understand and interpret documents (e.g., safety, work instructions, OEM manuals, operating /maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blueprints, etc.).

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time; use hands to handle objects,
    tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, and/or crouch.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move
    up to 25 pounds.
  • Able to work flexible hours during equipment installations or direct support needs.

  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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