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Mechanical Engineer III

Company: Columbia Machine, Inc.
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Summary: Design mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical products, equipment and services.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Mechanical Design (Large and Small Assemblies Modeling and Design)a. Modeling and 2D detailingb. Develop simple assembly models from conceptc. Modify existing designs to meet specific customer requirementsd. Develop designs of medium complexity from concepte. Develop full machine assemblies from conceptf. Integration of full machines into large system assembliesg. Integration of new Vendor parts into assemblies at all levelsItem Master generation (Part Numbers) and Product Structure creation (Bills of Materials) Integrate Bills of Materials on multiple levels into machine assembliesChange/Update/Edit items and structures within (PDM) Product Data Management system to correct issuesManage Engineering Change Control within a specific line of machinesa. (ECR) Engineering Change Requests, processing and responseb. (ECO) Engineering Change Orders, processing and responseEstimate Project and Product CostsResponsible for R&D Projects of medium complexityWork with Customer care Parts Sales on parts research, sales of aftermarket parts and retrofits and conversions as full Engineering Projects.Assist Sales and Service by providing technical information and trouble-shooting supportContribute to mechanical engineering effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending option and courses of action; implementing directives.Contribute to team effort.Travel up to 10% - Customer Care and Sales field supporta. Understand Divisional Product line sufficiently to support Customer Care and Sales in the fieldb. Understand Industry concepts sufficiently to take part in competitive field surveysc. Closely assist Service on equipment service and troubleshooting issues.Non-Essential Job Functions None Qualifications: Knowledge, skills and/or abilities: Knowledge- Software Advanceda. Microsoft Office Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) - as applied to Engineering Systemsb. Autodesk Inventor (2016-2018) & PTC CREOc. (PDM) Product Data Management system (i.e., Lawson/M3)d. AutoCAD 2D a plus (Other) Advanced a. Knowledge of Materials, Mechanical Components and their use b. Knowledge of Basic Mechanical systems1. Hydraulic power and motion systems and the application of basic hydraulic components:a. Valves, Motors, Cylindersb. Understanding of hydraulic circuits and schematics2. Pneumatic power and motion systems and the application of basic pneumatic components:a. Valves, Motors, Cylinders b. Understanding of hydraulic circuits and schematics3. Mechanical / Electric drivesa. Design of linear and rotary drive trains for specific applicationsa. Understand the interfacing of multiple machines into an operational systemb. Knowledge of Machine Safety and Industrial safety practices1. Machine Guarding2. Risk Assessments3. Understand the specific safety aspects of a Machine product line Intermediatea. (Specific) Divisional Product Knowledge 1. Principle Engineer for one or more models of Palletizers 2. Good understanding of the handling characteristics of typical palletized products, pallets and sheetsb. (Understand Specific) Divisional products to assist Applications and Sales 1. to do estimates on Engineering project hours, scope and timeline 2. to understand accounting of costs, make equipment cost estimates for Applications Skills Intermediatea. Analyticalb. Project/Process Managementc. Clerical/Secretariald. Computer/Technicale. Written and Oral Communicationf. FEA (Finite Element Analysis) preferredAbilitiesAbility to deal with abstract and concrete variables, as well as have a high level of creative thinking Competence in the mechanics of Solids, Stress/Strain Calculationsc. Ability to do Hand/Paper calculations, as well as automated processesd. Ability to work within a team environment e. Ability to lead a team of Engineers working on customer as well as R&D Projects of significant complexity Education and/or Experience: --- Bachelor's degree Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience --- 5-10 years relevant experience --- (Application Specific) Experience with (PDM) Product Data Management and Manufacturing software systems --- Experience with (PDM) Product Data Management and Manufacturing software systems

  • for Item Master generation (Part Numbers) and Product Structure creation (Bills of Materials)
  • for the integration of Bills of Materials on multiple levels into full systems of machines --- Experience in application of Vendor components, fits, stack-ups, tolerances, interferences

Keywords: Columbia Machine, Inc., Vancouver , Mechanical Engineer III, Engineering , Vancouver, Washington

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