Lead Mechanical Engineer - Material Handling

at Middough Inc. in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Lead Mechanical Engineer - Position and Responsibilities
As a Lead Mechanical Engineer with Middough, you will organize and execute work tasks across multiple projects. The Lead Mechanical Engineer will also be responsible for interacting with clients, taking technical ownership of mechanical design, and helping to drive “big picture” project objectives within a consulting design environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Work closely with Mechanical Engineering Manager to plan and execute mechanical work on projects and to utilize shared resources effectively.
Execute design and engineering tasks as well as lead resources to execute mechanical tasks within multi-discipline design projects.
Plan, schedule, and conduct the technical work as the mechanical lead on assigned projects.
Work with both client and internal team members to scope and execute design work according to schedule, budget, and execution plan.
Review engineering deliverables for compliance with engineering principles, standards, and design specifications.
Work effectively within 3D design environment to develop mechanical design solutions and leads 3D design model reviews with client team.
Develop system designs and sizes equipment, develop technical equipment specifications & data sheets, performs technical bid evaluations, and recommends best value design which meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability, and safety.
Plan and lead in collecting field observations, perform detailed engineering calculations, checking installations, and problem-solving activities.
Regularly interact with other engineering disciplines, project managers, client team members, and vendors to obtain and exchange project pertinent information.
Work with Client and Project Manager to identify scope changes through formal change management procedures.
Review vendor/supplier technical documentation and provides technical responses to field Construction RFIs
Keep upstream and downstream team members up to date on project execution and planning.
Actively mentor and develop engineering and design staff.
Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or similar with experience.
PE License (EIT/ET and ability to obtain PE) or master’s degree in Engineering or Business preferred.
5+ years of mechanical engineering work experience.
Experience with various forms of conveying equipment for multiple products including grain and other food consumer products required.
Experience with dust hazard analysis and design of equipment in compliance with NFPA, ATEX, and OSHA guidelines and requirements.
Design experience within a 3D environment using AutoCAD/Plant3D, SolidWorks, Inventor, Revit, and/or NavisWorks.
Experience executing project work as a Project Engineer or Design Team Leader.
Ability to multi-task and be highly organized for effective project planning and completion.
Understanding and design experience of Cogen facilities is preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Physical Requirements
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this position, the successful candidate will:
Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, use repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers and talk and hear.
Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
Should not expect adverse environmental conditions within company offices.
May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as climbing ladders and/or stairs,... For full info follow application link.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other protected characteristic under protected by federal, state, or local laws. Middough does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e., H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.

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Job Posting: 11960848

Posted On: Jun 07, 2024

Updated On: Jul 07, 2024

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