Mechanical Engineer

San Bernardino, CA - Direct Hire - Job ID #801

Summary:
The focus of the Mechanical Engineer is to support mechanical design of automation machinery
for the liquid packaging industry.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited institution.
Experience:
• 5+ years in mechanical design
• Experience within a food packaging machinery manufacturer is strongly preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• In-depth knowledge of engineering disciplines in the areas of mechanical, pneumatic,
structural, thermal, and fluid
• Knowledge of the food packaging machinery, automation and Clean In Place (CIP)
technology is strongly preferred
• Advanced knowledge of SolidWorks CAD and the ability to design, generate and interpret
Engineering drawings and schematics. Additional knowledge in Autodesk products
AutoCAD and Inventor is preferred
• Familiar working within a Product Data Management System (PDM) for configuration
management, as well as with document change control processes
• Strong mechanical aptitude with proven ability to solve complex problems and provide
robust solutions
• Knowledgeable in material selection, tolerance stackup analysis, ASME 14.1
dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) standards, and application of best engineering
practicies
• Strong project planning and organizational skills
• Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced cross-functional manufacturing organization, multi-task and
balance priorities
• Creative, independent, detailed oriented, and hands-on with the ability to work with
minimal supervision
• Highly accountable to self and others, drives closure of tasks and completes quality work
on time

• Disciplined in Concurrent and Value Engineering methodologies in design for cost, manufacturability, assembly and service
• Ability to easily communicate technical matters to audiences of varying technical skills both internally and with customers
• Knowledge of MS Office applications including WORD, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio
• Knowledge of PLC and HMI programming is a plus
• Familiar desining to various agency standards like IEC, UL, CE, EN, CSA, EU, FDA (CFR Title 21), 3-A Sanitary Standards, OSHA, NEMA, etc
• Basic understanding of the concepts of FMEA, 5S, Lean Manufacturing, statistical process control (SPC) and Six Sigma
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for mechanical design and development of parts and assemblies for new machines and sustaining engineering
• Generates detailed manufacturing drawings, schematics, diagrams and Bills of Materials (BOMs)
• Interprets Sales/Customer machine specifications and builds the required engineering design specification, identifiying existing parts/assemblies that conform, and new parts/assemblies to be created
• Performs various functions as applicable to the design, including material selection, and analysis such as structural, thermal, flow, and tolerance stackup
• Consults and works with system, mechanical and electrical/controls engineers and programmers to ensure designs produced are optimized for safety, performance, cost, schedule, manufacturability and service
• Develops test setups and conducts testing in support of part/assembly design validation. Generates test procedures and reports
• Supports machine system and subsystem hazard and risk assessments
• Provides mechanical engineering support to Sales, Procurement, Fabrication, Assembly, Finance, Quality and Field Service teams, as required
• Conducts and participates in design reviews with both internal and external customers
• Supports technical content in the generation of machine manuals and other engineering technical documentation
• Supports the development of new automation and mechanical system technologies
• Acts as a backup for document control functions
• Assist other engineers and designers as needed
• Travel to vendor or customer sites to provide mechanical engineering support, as required
• Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor

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