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Mechanical Project Engineer

Company: Rule 5 Hire
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Our client in Oakland County, MI is seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer to join their growing team. The Mechanical Project Engineer will produce mechanical and process concepts for Automation projects. Responsible for supporting sales and operations teams by creating feasible, balanced, and valid solutions to customers' automation problems. They are responsible for understanding RFQ/RFI scope, timing, budget, and best practice in mechanical design.

Main Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Devise solutions and new approaches to problems presented by customers by developing engineering concepts and presentations
  • Apply knowledge of process design to all projects to ensure the process is balanced
  • May meet with the client to define or develop project scope and present proposed solutions
  • May write portions of or all the specifications
  • Assist in or prepare total cost estimates for proposals
  • Keeps current on new technology, new design methods, and ideas
  • Understand RFI/RFQ requirements and when to apply FEA
  • Understand ergonomic needs and devise solutions that will meet standard ergo requirements
  • Understand schedule requirements and ensure the design meets the project schedule or assists in developing a schedule based on the proposed solution.
  • Research purchased parts and coordinate with suppliers for accurate application and design
  • Coordinate with internal and external mechanical design teams for concept design during quoting phases and process/job turnover
  • Apply knowledge of safety and quality in all designs and assures design meets safety requirements
  • Develop cost-effective, standardized designs utilizing lessons learned from prior projects
  • Produce mechanical drawings and designs
  • Eliminate part defects and errors utilizing the latest error-proofing concepts Education, Training and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree (B.S.M.E.) from a four-year College or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Minimum 5 years experience in machine design, process design, or machine cost estimation.
    • Industrial engineering experience is a plus
    • Computer Skills (AutoCAD, Solid works, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Effective Verbal and Written Communication Skills

Keywords: Rule 5 Hire, Detroit , Mechanical Project Engineer, Engineering , Oakland, Michigan

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