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Mechanical Engineer

Glastonbury, CT

Posted: 08/23/2018 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 495932

Mechanical Engineer – Glastonbury, CT ~ We are looking for a creative Mechanical Engineer to work on all product stages from research and development to design and manufacture through installation and final release. This position is for an experienced Mechanical Engineer supporting the Mechanical Support & Test Equipment (STE) team. Primary tasks will be developing mechanical design solutions to a variety of problems including structures and electronics assemblies. Tasks may involve new designs or modifications to existing designs. The candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with mechanical engineers as well as representatives from sales, supply chain, manufacturing, quality, drafting, component engineering and other engineering disciplines. The candidate must be proficient in computer aided design such as with SolidWorks, AutoCAD or the like. Examples of any previous work that demonstrates the ability to understand and meet design requirements, scheduled milestones and budgets is a must. Candidate shall be detailed oriented with the ability to effectively communicate status and maintain high visibility critical program schedules.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Design of mechanical, pneumatic & hydraulic control systems.
  • Determine use of centrifugal & positive displacement pumps and pump controls, pressure & flow regulators, heat exchangers and cooling systems.
  • Determine line sizes & suitable plumbing.
  • Select suitable structural steel considering material, size & shape.
  • A working knowledge of flowmeters, pressure & temperature transducers, and pressure, temperature, level & flow switches is also required.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD2000 or higher, MS Access/Word/Excel knowledge required
  • Create functional test requirements for equipment checkout & ensure proper calibration of control systems
  • Final system documentation including creation of machine operators / maintenance manual
  • Good communication skills
  • Support the design, documentation, assembly, test & field support of industrial controls/systems
  • Insure design compliance with mechanical standards for world-wide installation
  • Create functional test requirements for equipment checkout and insure proper setup & calibration of mechanical systems
  • Proficient with Mechanical Design of Test Equipment structures and assemblies
  • Proficient Creating Cable Assembly Drawings
  • Proficient with Parts Selection and Approval Process (Parts Standardization)
  • Knowledge of NFPA T2.24.1 R1-2000 Systems Standard for Stationary Machinery
  • Knowledge of drafting standards Y14.5M-1994; Y14.38M and Y14.100M
  • An understanding of applicable ASTM standards is also required.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of CE requirements
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Kanban and 5S
  • Knowledge of ISO9000 and AS9100 requirements
  • Experience with 3D modeling and simulation
  • Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances
  • Aerospace, hydraulic, pneumatic and/or machined parts manufacturing, engineering, cost, and/or procurement requirements knowledge/experience
  • Familiarity/experience with lean manufacturing, Kaizen events, and continuous improvement techniques (i.e. RCCA, Six Sigma methodology), a plus
  • Proficiency in Epicor 10 or strong knowledge of ERP systems
  • Working knowledge of ISO-9001, AS9100

 COMPETENCIES / OTHER: JOB CHARACTERISTICS

  • Initiative
  • Customer Focus
  • Organizing Skills/Planning

if interested please send resume to: smadden@trnstaffing.com

All qualified candidates MUST meet All of these Minimum Qualifications with No exceptions.

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge of NFPA T2.24.1 R1-2000 Systems Standard for Stationary Machinery
  • Knowledge of drafting standards Y14.5M-1994; Y14.38M and Y14.100M
  • An understanding of applicable ASTM standards
  • Knowledge of process control & measurement instrumentation including: pressure, temperature, level, flow, force and torque.
  • Experience with program managing jobs
  • Strong knowledge of MS Access, Word, and Excel
  • Proficient in SolidWorks
  • Experience with post order reviews
  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
  • All accepted applications must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee).

if interested please send resume to: smadden@trnstaffing.com

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