Sr. Project Engineer Conveyor Systems

2 months ago
ID
75155
# of Openings
1
Recruiter
Andrea Mora
Category
Manufacturing
Recruiter Email
amora@gogtech.com
US-TN-Memphis

Responsibilities

Work closely with all internal departments and customers to successfully estimate, design, manufacture, and install automotive conveyor systems. Supervise other engineers and CAD operators.

 

To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of management. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Have extensive knowledge and the ability to design the following conveyor systems:
    • Power and Free conveyors (both Overhead and Inverted)
    • Friction conveyors (both Overhead and Inverted)
    • Electrified Monorail conveyors (both Overhead and Inverted)
    • Vertical Droplifters and other transfer equipment
    • Slat conveyors
    • Skillet conveyors
    • Shuttle conveyors
    • Other automotive conveyors systems
  • Have the ability to create and interpret technical drawings using both 2D and 3D computer aided drafting (CAD) software.
  • Be able to read and interpret customer specifications, make conceptual drawings, and present proposal for estimation purposes.
  • Have extensive knowledge of design and safety regulations as they relate to conveyor systems (i.e. OSHA, AISC, etc.).
  • Be able to create and manage project schedules using project management software.
  • Have the ability to design or select the following components using standard engineering practices:
    • Structural steel components
    • Drive shafts, coupling, sprockets, gears, chains, belts, and other drive train components
    • Motors and reducers
    • Bearings
    • Springs
    • Fasteners and other connections
    • Cylinders, solenoids, and other pneumatic components
    • Photoeyes, limit switches, and other electronic sensors
    • Lubrication devices
  • Be able to perform the following analyses:
    • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
    • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
    • Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) and Mean Time Between Replacement (MTBR)
  • Be able to perform the following calculation using standard engineering practices:
    • Chain pull
    • Horsepower and torque
    • Stress, deflection, and fatigue
  • Have to the ability to perform time studies, work flow simulations, and conveyor control design.
  • Be able to specify material properties, hardness, etc. based on design requirements.
  • Be able to trouble shoot mechanical conveyor systems and provide start-up support.
  • Manage projects and supervise a team of design engineers and CAD operators.
  • Have the wiliness to travel and work with people from all over the world.

Qualifications

  • A BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field.
  • 10+ years of material handling design and management experience.
  • Proficient in 2D and 3D software (AutoCAD, Solidworks, etc.).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Proficient in project scheduling software (Microsoft Project, Primavera, etc.)
  • Knowledge of product lifecycle management (PLM) software (Teamcenter, Fusion, etc.)
  • Experience with material handling simulation software (AutoMod, Factory Flow, etc.)
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to speak Japanese, Tagalog, or Spanish is a bonus.

Overview

G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.

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