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Project Engineer - Mechanical

Job ID: JRA20417
Date Posted: Dec 27, 2021
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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Our Mechanical Engineering team never designs the same machine twice. You will be challenged to think outside the box and solve practical problems with no standard solution.  As a member of a project team, you’ll work alongside our Applications, Controls, and Build teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and solutions for every application, process, and industry you never thought possible.

What You’ll Do:

  • Works closely with Manufacturing, Controls Engineering and Project Management to follow a project from its inception to the final customer acceptance and sign-off, provides follow up and support after this point
  • Interprets schematics to develop complete system designs
  • Maintain project schedules
  • Interpret and have design input into mechanical drawings
  • Participates in reviewing and releasing final engineering drawings to the manufacturing department
  • Participates in design review meetings for internal, as well as outsourced, designs
  • Involved with creating and maintaining an accurate bill of material (BOM) for designed/engineered equipment
  • Ensures the equipment being started up and commissioned operates in accordance with the approved customer specification; interprets engineering drawings and specifications to develop and provide equipment installation instructions which are compliant with site installation requirements
  • Develops equipment specifications for the internal mechanical design and/or build by outside vendors; ensures the selected suppliers follow processes and meet project quality and delivery expectations, as well as maintaining the appropriate budget
  • Ensures that products and services continue to be the benchmark within the industry

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely-related engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of on the job design and engineering experience related to custom machinery and/or capital equipment
  • 2+ years of on the job experience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Catia, Unigraphics, or other comparable CAD design software
  • 1+ years of on the job experience in a project-build, manufacturing environment

Skills You’ll Have:

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical design software applications (SolidWorks preferred)

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.   

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.      

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us! 

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