Grow your career in automation with a global OEM! Great opportunity in the Schaumburg, IL area to work on custom machines and enjoy working in different industries! Our client is growing and looking for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer with a strong proficiency with SolidWorks!
The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will design automatic assembly machines, from initial concept to design completion. Must have a thorough knowledge of design practices and tolerances, a basic understanding of electro-mechanical relationships, and a good grasp of machine functions and timing. You will interface with the project Lead engineer, controls engineer, builders, and others; and will be responsible for staying within the project's assigned budget and schedule.
Lead the development of a large multiple module system and engineering team.
Designs layouts, assemblies, schematics, and bills of materials to be used in producing custom machinery
Design cam, servo, and air operated stations, and to make changes to existing designs.
Ensure the design is functional, robust, and cost effective.
Innovate and use good judgment to incorporate standards, GAMP5 and regulatory requirements.
Research and specify appropriate materials and purchased components.
Create detail drawings, assembly drawings, Bill of Materials, organize release packages, and update drawings.
Participates in and leads internal and customer design reviews.
To prepare pneumatic and timing diagrams and select appropriate sensors.
Work with suppliers to find/develop the most functional and economical solutions to design issues.
Problem-solve design or detail issues and update all appropriate documentation.
Communicate ideas and comprehend information both verbally and in written form.
Identifies commercially available components, evaluates quality, and analyzes price and availability with regard to budget and schedule
Writes specifications and acceptance criteria for outsourced engineering work
Good knowledge of machine qualification methods; knowledge of SPC a plus
Follow all policy and procedures to maintain ISO13485 Certification requirements.
Prioritizes, plans, and organizes work and work space.
Writes specifications & acceptance criteria for large custom components (Key Items)
Set and maintain departmental goals in keeping with company objectives.
Provide necessary documentation and support for machinery Operating Manuals.
Make recommendations for quality and cost improvements.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience and Education:
B.S. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Engineering Technology, or, with lesser education, must possess and demonstrate very high level of automation experience
5 years’ experience minimum as a Mechanical Design Engineer, or equivalent, in assembly automation
7 years’ experience minimum in custom automation machine design, debug, and qualification including lead position for complex projects
Fluent in the use of 3D CAD (SolidWorks); working knowledge of 2D AutoCAD is a plus
Good computer skills (spreadsheet and word processing)
Computers, including programs such as AutoCAD, Solid Works, Excel, Word, BBSC Automation databases, etc.
Inspection and measuring tools such as scales, calipers, micrometers, multi-meters, dB meters, etc.