MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Pomona, CA

$ 83000.00 - $ 116000.00 Engineering
11/8/2022 11:48:00 AMPST
Job Type: Retail Direct Hire
Minimum Experience: 3 - 5 years
Recruiter Name: Karl Borman

Job Description

Summary
The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager.  In a manufacturing environment, that designs and manufactures automated food manufacturing machines, interprets complex engineering specifications and applies those specifications to the design of components and sub-assemblies using sound design principles, creative and independent judgment.   Generates accurate detailed drawings and BOMs.  Develops documentation and collaborates with Controls Engineering as required to develop machine control systems.
Responsibilities
* Use SolidEdge and AutoCAD software to generate mechanical drawings and BOMs
* Develop layout concepts
* Perform basic engineering calculations, hardware sizing (motor, gearbox, cylinders, etc) for custom conveyors, ovens, fryers and other material handling equipment for the food industry
* Complete checklists ensuring equipment complies to specifications
* Write technical manuals for new equipment
* Assists in preparation and prepares mechanical drawings and prepares Bill of Materials
* Correct mechanical drawings using SolidEdge and AutoCAD cad software

Job Requirements

Requirements

* Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering or Associate's degree in a closely related field with combination of experience required to perform job duties* Strong mechanical engineering experience with plant lines within the food processing industry (preferred)
* 3+ years of design experience in a manufacturing environment
Mechanical project experience a must.  Including system design/fabrication management, design development w/customer interaction, resource allocation, timeline and cost tracking
* Assume all mechanical engineering responsibilities per project with guidance from senior personnel.
Mechanical engineer to take project ownership
* Work with team members to develop layout concepts
* Mechanical engineering background at the system design level
* Able to perform basic engineering calculations, hardware sizing (motor, gearbox, cylinders, etc)
* Experience with food transfer and processing equipment design (preferred)
* Strong mechanical aptitude and extensive understanding of mechanical design concepts
* Demonstrated problem solving skills. Mindset for creating and improving processes and designs
* Strong initiative. Get the job done
* Able to work with minimal supervision but provides detailed follow up/reporting to keep the project team well informed
* Experience with Hygienic design criteria as related to food processing equipment (preferred)
* Food processing plant layout(preferred)
* Strong SolidEdge/AutoCAD experience
* Experience with MS Project(preferred)
* Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
* Bilingual in Spanish (preferred)
* Proficient using a computer including, Word, Excel, and Outlook
* Ability to adhere to ethical principles that reflect the highest standards of organizational and individual behavior
* Possess effective organization and time management skills, be detail oriented, use good judgment, and manage competing priorities for multiple
projects and consistently meet all deadlines
* Ability to work collaboratively with others and foster cooperative relationships and credibility at all levels of the organization
* Domestic and international travel: occasionally
* Valid California Driver License required and acceptable driver record
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