Mechanical Engineer / Mechanical Prod. Develop. Engineer

Confidential
US - Illinois - Lake Zurich
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  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

MECHANICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Food Equipment Manufacturer located in Lake Zurich, Illinois has an opening for a full time Mechanical Product Development Engineer.

Job Description:

Developing plastic and sheet metal components that demonstrate proper functionality and performance; collecting and researching data during development testing while providing regular performance feedback to further improve processes; apply unique design principles and creative innovations within manageable parameters; supporting the full product life cycle from inception through maturity.

* Researches, develops, and designs new and existing products, materials and specifying OEM parts while simultaneously meeting specifications and documenting process within allotted time limitations and financial constraints.
* Oversees and coordinates all project phases and issues of compliance, company standards, customer contract requirements, set and adhere to product specifications and responsible for product test and evaluation.
* Coordinating preparation and delivery of project deliverables, accurate detailed design documents, and bid packages. Regularly communicating with customer, project teams, and management to resolve pertinent issues, complaints, problems, and needs.
* Sensibly planning, predicting, and seeking innovation while maintaining awareness of industry trends and technology modernizations to advance cost and performance efficiency.

Skills

Qualifications:

BSME or equivalent of ten or more years of related experience and/or training.

Must demonstrate and appropriate analytical language, math, and reasoning abilities while incorporating knowledgeable computer skills of the following software programs:

* Must be proficient with PRO-E 3-D design
* Manufacturing processes including sheet metal fabrication, welding, injection molding of plastic parts and mechanical assembly.
* Must take a hands-on approach and ownership in developing prototypes design in a NPD Lab environment and completing comprehensive performance test and evaluations.
* Experience in the Food Service Equipment industry is preferred
* Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
* Must be familiar with ERP system and Item Master & BOM Product Structure data entry. GP Dynamics experience is preferred.
* Should foster a positive and productive work environment and be motivated by both personal and team accomplishments.

Notes

Benefits:

* Competitive salary
* Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
* Life Insurance/Short Term Disability Insurance
* 401k Plan
* Company Paid Vacation and Holiday Package

ONLY Chicagoland and Southeastern WI candidates.

Please submit your resume for review.




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