Kelly Services Senior Mechanical Engineer in New Bern, North Carolina

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Manufacturing, New Bern, NC

Our client located in beautiful New Bern, NC is seeking an experienced Engineer to create, design, test and document automation equipment in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. This position works closely with sales, manufacturing, assembly and customer support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  1. Develop detailed design drawings, 3D solid models, and specifications for equipment based on customer requirements.

  2. Layout and produce schematic, orthographic, or isometric views to depict functional relationships of components, assemblies, systems, and equipment.

  3. Coordinate with and consult sales, manufacturing, and assembly to design, layout, or detail components and systems and to resolve design or other problems.

  4. Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed.

  5. Modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems.

  6. Utilize mathematical formulas to develop and design detailed specifications for components or machinery using computer-assisted equipment.

  7. Position instructions and comments onto drawings.

  8. Layout, produce and reproduce illustrations for reference manuals and technical publications to describe operation and maintenance of mechanical systems.

  9. Perform engineering analysis and establish test plans to demonstrate product designs meet performance and safety requirements.

  10. Document and report findings of tests and analysis performed.

  11. Manage development tasks for assigned projects including project schedule, BOM’s and product costs targets for new products.

  12. Support and assist materials department by identifying new vendors and working with vendors to fabricate production parts and tooling.

  13. Manage, implement and track changes to designs as it evolves to meet the customers’ requirements.

  14. Document and record projects in files that include part files, assembly files, drawing files and layout drawings.

  15. Support and assist sales in the analysis and determination of viability of design concepts.

  16. Support and assist customer technical support in finding solutions for customer technical issues.

  17. Assist Engineering manager with providing technical support to other employees.

  18. Develop, document, and maintain standard engineering practices and procedures.

  19. Perform all other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  • Knowledge of raw materials, manufacturing processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Knowledge of software including but not limited to SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.

  • Knowledge of regulatory standards such as CE, UL, ISO, OSHA, FDA CSA, and cGMP as they apply to pharmaceutical packaging equipment.

Education and Experience:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering or BS Mechanical Engineering Technology.

  • 10+ years experience preferred.

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