The Mechanical Engineer designs custom pharmaceutical packaging machinery and systems while establishing and maintaining baseline documentation
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Designs new mechanisms, assemblies, components, adaptations, and variations of custom and/or existing machines and investigates alterations of designs to improve both the cost and functional performance of the equipment.
Completes assigned engineering project or designs within project due date and within budgeted hours.
Develops timely and accurate bills of material for all parts and assemblies.
Determines and documents appropriate equipment lists, spare parts, and inventory to be maintained by the customer to service and run machines.
Designs and develops specifications on tools, fixtures, and equipment for manufacturing processes.
Displays an emphasis on problem prevention by anticipating and avoiding undue risks and non-conformances.
Ensures correctness of proportions, consideration of stresses, speeds, weights and other related design criteria including the specification of commercial components.
Prepares design layouts, assists with the preparation of engineering estimates.
May oversee the assembly and testing of equipment to verify design concepts.
Works with minimal supervision but initiates appropriate action to clarify design requirement, design parameters, objectives and interpretation of assignments.
Provides advice to Purchasing in the sourcing and procurement of materials and devices.
Performs engineering calculations to determine loads, stresses, speeds, weights, strengths of materials, statics, dynamics, etc.
Uses pre-defined Excel spreadsheet to plan, forecast and communicate individual workload and tasks.
Mentors, coaches and trains others.Champions internal processes.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Actively participates in the continuous improvement of processes (CIP).
Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Engineering
Must have at least 3+ years experience in mechanical design of custom packaging machinery or capital equipment
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, math or physics preferred
Successful record of accomplishment in coordinating large, complex orders or major redesigns of equipment.
Demonstrated excellence in thoroughness of engineering work, design creativity and product innovation.
Strong PC and CAD (SolidWorks) proficiencyEffective oral and written communication skills
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