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Mechanical Engineer
Marietta, GA

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$85,000 - $95,000 / yr

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Candidates must have a completed 4 year degree from an accredited institution with a BSME certificate. Must also have a working experience with high speed automation machinery design including mechanical and pneumatic focus. 

The Mechanical Engineer will design and develop the mechanics of high-speed, automated packaging equipment throughout North America, from existing designs or accumulation of designs for optimum performance at the most economical costs. You will ensure projects are completed on time, to specifications, and preparing working drawings and bills of materials for standard manufacturing processes.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design of components and subassemblies used in high speed, automated packaging machinery.

  • Generation of mechanical layouts, sourcing components and generating BOMs.

  • Coordinating with project managers, manufacturing, supply chain and electrical engineers to ensure projects are completed to specifications.

  • Establishing relationships with customer facing organizations, vendors, and suppliers.

  • Drawing up budgets, schedules, education, and training.

  • Conducting root cause analysis, performing diagnostics, and troubleshooting equipment

  • Ensuring a safe, positive work environment.

  • Drive development projects by directing and influencing cross functional teams.

  • Manage subcontractors and their work to meet design requirements within project timelines.


Machine Production and Installation Support

    • Support the Technical Sales managers on platform production projects.
    • Respond to questions, troubleshoot, provide studies and estimates.
    • Provide cost effective solutions to problems affecting the customer product while maintaining the integrity of the designs
    • Maintains external relationships with Customer and their specific needs, Supplier Representatives and Vendors

     Key Performance Indicators:

    • Achievement of company objectives

    • Fulfilling customer machinery expectations.

    • Effectiveness in machinery designs

    • Effectiveness in detail drawing communication

    • Accuracy in machinery designs, detail drawings, and calculations

    • Complete and accurate bills of materials

    • Meeting completion times for designs

    • Effective cost reduction designs

    • Quality workmanship

Background requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering (BSME) from an ABET accredited program – Required.

  • 3+ years of experience in mechanical and pneumatic designing of high-speed, automated machinery – Required.

  • Experience with linear actuators, servo motors and gearboxes.

  • General understanding of ASME Y14.5 and GD&T

  • Experience in a high-mix, low-volume manufacturing environment.

  • Packaging Machinery Equipment experience is a plus.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.

  • Practical experience with CAD software, PLM systems and engineering change management. PTC Pro E / Creo / Windchill, AutoCAD – Preferred

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills.

  • Excellent motivational skills and multitasking abilities.

  • 10% travel, including international to our sister plant in France.

  • Reports to: Mechanical Engineering Manager, Directs: Draftsman or clerk, Indirect: Mechanics and Assemblers

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