Mechanical Design Engineer

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Osceola, IA


Osceola, IA

Description :

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Osceola, IA (Relocation Assistance Available)

  • Must reside in commutable distance of Osceola, IA. (This is an onsite role.)
  • Some travel may be required.

Prior experience in Industrial Manufacturing Operations (Vessel, Tanks, Heat Exchangers, Pumps, Valves, Mechanical Equipment, etc. background is preferred)

Machining (CNC & Manual), Fabrication (Welding, Metal Cutting, Metal Forming) experience required.

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Food & Beverage Equipment Manufacturing Team. This position will provide process and structural engineering analysis and design of specialized products. Entails a wide degree of creativity and latitude.

Essential Job Functions

  • Generates and distributes all process and structural discipline engineering information needed to construct a project.
  • Effective, frequent interaction with sales, purchasing, estimating, manufacturing, suppliers, and customers.
  • Review sales orders, specifications, and cost estimates to assure design output fulfills requirements.
  • Prepare design calculations and perform or direct the preparation of drawings and design documents.
  • Review all drawings and specifications and ensure they properly relate to the estimate.
  • Interact with other departments for technical support and guidance.
  • Establish and maintain document control procedures.
  • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Provide training to manufacturing personnel and customers as needed.
  • Occasional up to 10% travel to customer sites to assist with sales, service, and/or customer present technical information or resolve any technical issues.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Regular, in-person attendance due to necessary teamwork and personal interactive nature of this position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (Competencies)

  • Proficiency with the MS Suite, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask with little supervision and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
  • Exceptional work ethics and initiative, ensuring all task are followed through in a fast‐paced and diversified work environment
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Exceptional organization and planning skills
  • Exceptional technical customer service skills
  • Experience in heat transfer analysis, fluid mechanics, and process system design
  • Experience with beverage processing equipment design
  • Experience with agitation processes and design
  • Experience with FEA and other structural analysis software (e.g. Compress)
  • AutoCAD and Inventor skills
  • Knowledge of relevant standards (e.g. ASME).
  • Knowledge of estimating, construction costs, scheduling, purchasing, engineering principles and techniques, and various construction methods and installation procedures
  • Broad understanding of a wide spectrum of materials, their characteristics, tolerances and limitations

Education and Experience
Requires a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree program. EIT status is required as a minimum and PE status is preferred. 5+ years of experience in a process and structural engineering related field is preferred.

We offer quality benefit programs that include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Preventative Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Education Assistance

Working Conditions
Professional office environment with some manufacturing shop environment. Use of standard office equipment (computers, phones, copiers, and filing cabinets, etc.). Exposure to conditions, such as: dust, fumes, noise and high-degree varying seasonal temperatures. Machinery with energy sources including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, or other energy.

Job Type: Full-time

How to apply :

Send "Pre-Screening" Question Responses & Resume to: [email protected]

Application question: What is the highest level of education you have completed?
Application question: How many years of Mechanical Engineering experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Structural Analysis experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Project Engineering experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Process Analysis & Process Improvement experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Autodesk Inventor experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of AutoCAD experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of FEA and other structural analysis software experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of heat transfer analysis/fluid mechanics/process system design experience do you have?
Application question: How many years of Food / Beverage processing equipment design experience do you have?
Application question: Do you have either a Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate or Professional Engineer (PE) license?
Application question: What is your Work Authorization (US citizen, green card, etc)?
Application question: Do you currently live within a commutable distance of Osceola, IA., (if not, are you willing to relocate to the area)?

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