Mechanical Engineer

Departments:

Engineering

Employment Type:

Full Time

Start Date:

ASAP

Reports To:
V.P. Engineering

Job Location:
Hanover Facility, Hanover, Pennsylvania

Hours Per Week:
40 – 45 hrs

Rate of Pay:
Commensurate with experience

FLSA Status:
Exempt

Work Hours:  1st. Shift

Job Title:
Mechanical Engineer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Researches, plans, designs, develops, budgets, builds and tests mechanical devices related to our present or proposed product lines.  Information and data from various sources must be considered such as customer provided proposals, specifications or manuals as well as known industry knowledge and practices.

Plans and oversees personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment.  Develops the methods and procedures needed for testing the products or systems.

Directs or coordinates the fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications while meeting all safety regulations.

Coordinates the operation, preventive maintenance and repair activities to obtain optimum utilization of machines and equipment.

Needs an understanding of the basic concepts of Electrical or Controls Engineering to best achieve functional machine interface with other company systems.

Confers with management, suppliers and other staff members regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to minimize plant production interruptions during the project.

Develops project plans, coordinates all project aspects, communicates changes and progress, completes projects on time and within budget.

Balances team and individual responsibilities, contributes to building a positive team spirit, puts success of the team above one’s own interests, helps build morale and group commitments to company goals and objectives and supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, plans for additional resources when needed, sets project goals and objectives, organizes or schedules other people and their tasks while developing realistic action plans.

Displays original thinking and creativity, meets challenges with resourcefulness, generates suggestions for improving work, develops innovative approaches and ideas, presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention and buy-in.

Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation, and must be able to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.

 Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (BS, BE or BME) from a four-year college or university; or three or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with any mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry or the like as needed.

 Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of AutoCAD

and should be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Travel Requirements

Approximately 5% travel is required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell.    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hanover
Department: Engineering

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