Mechanical Design Engineer
Holland, MI 49424
Mechanical Design Engineer - $50k/yr + BOE - Holland, MI
A local Holland, MI company that designs and manufactures machinery for a variety of industries is actively seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer. Typical work hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with OT as needed. The Mechanical Design Engineer works under the direction of Level II design engineers or engineering managers designing and documenting new products and product line enhancements and material. They work with manufacturing to determine the best manufacturing process for existing and new products. They work with quality personnel to insure that all quality aspects of product design and manufacturing are met by applying engineering principals under supervision of a Level II design engineer or engineering manager. Responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to:
-Performs in depth investigation into materials, processes and products, as assigned by Level II Engineers or Engineering Managers.
-Utilizes sound engineering principles to design new products or modify existing ones from information provided by: customer request/feedback, sales/sales engineers, manufacturing personnel or service team under supervision of Level II Engineers or Engineering Managers.
-Works with manufacturing to determine the best design to minimize labor and overhead costs.
-Works with other Level II Engineers to review form, fit and function of product designs by utilizing SolidWorks.
-Develops engineering detail and assembly documentation to support tooling quotations, manufacturing and manufacturing preparation under supervision of Level II Engineers or Engineering Managers.
-Requests prototypes from outside suppliers, or manufacturing, to be used for engineering performance, concept evaluation and reliability testing.
-Assembles prototype product using power and hand tools. Lifts/moves parts weighing up to 40 pounds during engineering evaluations to determine form, fit and function.
-Initiates and coordinates development programs which will increase cost efficiency resulting in smoother workflow for manufacturing. Including testing and analysis of materials, processes and prototypes.
-Analyzes competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance and packaging.
-Contacts and when necessary visits customers, suppliers, and agencies to obtain information relative to existing products, purchased parts, material selections, or manufacturing processes.
-May be asked to travel and provide engineering field support for customer base and/or our dealer/agents, maintaining optimum quality customer service, as required.
-Support FOGG customers and Sales Department on project control specifications. Answer engineering customer service telephone calls.
-Maintain a professional appearance at all times representing FOGG in a professional and courteous manner.
- When QC Department requires additional assistance due to production demands, you will be required to help in that department.
Functions and Requirements:
-Bachelor of Science in engineering discipline or equivalent, preferred
-Detail oriented with strong math skills
-Some engineering experience preferred, packaging industry preferred
-Experience may include machine design, tooling, controls or field maintenance
-Valid Passport- preferred
Job Order #: 146209