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Conveyor Engineer
Novi, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 7/31/2019

Required Skills

  • Proficient with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and / or Inventor
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering OR Mechanical Engineering Technology preferred
  • 0-5 years’ experience in mechanical engineering & designing preferred
  • 3-D CAD software, Inventor or similar desired 
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems (motors / chains), structural materials (steel beams / channels / angles), Steel machining / welding practices desired
  • Demonstrated PC skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Works precisely and pays close attention to details
  • Advanced organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in material handling and steel design
  • Knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Work in an open office environment
  • Must be self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Must be available to work weekends, nights, overtime, and holidays, as needed  

Job Description

  • Designing, developing, and testing all aspects of conveyor systems and automation equipment and machinery
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles to design products including involvement in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and / or repair of mechanical products
  • Performs engineering assignments related to designing and detailing using CAD system
  • Interface with customer engineers when gathering system requirements, then translating the requirements to functional technical specifications
  • Communicate with customers, vendors and departments as needed
  • Order, track and coordinate onsite materials
  • Support field modifications and commissioning
  • Design and detail mechanical conveyor components by using AutoCAD or Inventor
  • Designing of structural steel support system of Material Handling System by using AutoCAD
  • Detailing of mechanical components and structural items
  • This will include dimensioning, Bill of material updates, and modification to existing / standard drawings
  • Perform structural and mechanical design calculations
  • Prepare specifications and drawings for manufacturing, fabrication and subcontractors
  • Plant / Construction site field inspections
  • Interface with fabrication / manufacturing team
  • Ability to lead on project tasks
  • Must be able to climb ladders, scaffoldings, etc.
  • Physically capable of sitting, standing and / or walking for long periods of time
  • Perform engineering studies to develop reliable and optimum material handling systems based on best engineering practice or customer requirements
  • Assist in design and development and standard cost for conveyor and equipment
  • Estimate costs for mechanical and structural components of material handling systems and generate the total cost of the system by incorporating controls and installation costs
  • Assist sales or technical services with the complete bid proposal development
  • Interface with customer engineers when gathering system requirements, then translate the requirement to functional technical specifications
  • Investigate / provide lowest cost material handling alternatives which meet customer requirements (VA/VE)
  • Make technical presentations of material handling solutions to customer engineers
  • Assist in supplier assessment and business sourcing

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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