Mechanical Engineer

MAC Incorporated

Mechanical Engineer Pomona, California
Job Ref:
35835

Temp to hire Mechanical Engineer

Position Summary

The Mechanical Engineer works under the general supervision of the Engineering Manager. The Mechanical Engineer must be able to interpret complex engineering specifications and apply those specifications to the design of components and sub-assemblies using sound design principles, creative and independent judgment, and generate accurate detailed drawings and BOMs. These drawings and documents will be generated using SolidEdge and AutoCAD and completed in a manner consistent with Casa Herrera standards, policy and procedure. Must be able to develop documentation and collaborate with Controls Engineering as required to develop machine control systems.

 
   

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Use SolidEdge and AutoCAD software to generate mechanical drawings and BOMs
  • Develop layout concepts
  • Perform basic engineering calculations, hardware sizing (motor, gearbox, cylinders, etc) for custom conveyors, ovens, fryers and other material handling equipment for the tortilla food industry to enable the equipment to work properly
  • Complete checklists ensuring equipment complies to specifications
  • Write technical manuals for new equipment
  • Assists in preparation and prepares mechanical drawings and prepares Bill of Material and submits to Sales/Production Planning/Manufacturing/Customer Service/Purchasing

Other Duties

• Correct mechanical drawings using SolidEdge and AutoCAD cad software

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by manager

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field or an Associate's degree or completion of industrial technical school or a training program or a combination of education and experience to perform the required essential job duties

• Strong mechanical engineering experience with plant lines within the food processing industry

  • Mechanical project experience a must. To include system design and fabrication management, design development with customer interaction, resource allocation, timeline and cost tracking
  • Assume all mechanical engineering responsibilities per project with guidance from senior personnel. Mechanical engineer to take project ownership
  • Work with team members to develop layout concepts

• Mechanical engineering background at the system design level

  • Able to perform basic engineering calculations, hardware sizing (motor, gearbox, cylinders, etc)

• Experience with food transfer and processing equipment design

• Strong mechanical aptitude and extensive understanding of mechanical design concepts 

 

    • Demonstrated problem solving skills. Mind set for creating and improving processes and designs
    • Strong initiative. Get the job done
    • Able to work with minimal supervision but requires detailed follow up and reporting to upper management to keep the project team well informed
    • Experience with Hygienic design criteria as related to food processing equipment
    • Food processing plant layout a plus
    • Strong SolidEdge/AutoCAD experience
    • Experience with MS Project a plus
    • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
    • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
    • Proficient using a computer including, Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Ability to adhere to ethical principles that reflect the highest standards of organizational and individual behavior and comply with all laws and regulations
    • Possess effective organization and time management skills, be detail oriented, use good judgment, and manage competing priorities for multiple projects and consistently meet all deadlines
    • Ability to work collaboratively with others and foster cooperative relationships and credibility at all levels of the organization
    • Domestic and international travel: occasionally
    • Valid California Driver License required and acceptable driver record

Personal Qualities

  • Perform work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be organized, reliable, punctual, adaptable and flexible
  • Demonstrate a positive professional demeanor and dress
  • Adhere to all company policies

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. Must be able to utilize correct body mechanics during performance of physical activity such as pushing/pulling, stooping, squatting, sitting, and lifting as applicable to the position.
  2. Requires the following frequency of physical demands: 

 

Climbing

1%

Crawling

0%

Crouching

5%

Fine Motor Handling

15%

Near  Visual Acuity

100%

Pushing/Pulling

1%

Hand/Finger Dexterity

100%

 

Reaching

5%

Sitting

90%

Squatting

1%

Standing

10%

Stoo ping/Bendine.

1%

Taste/Smell

0%

Walking

10%

 

Requires the following lifting demands:  

 

Physical Demand Level

Occasional

0-33% of workday

Frequent

34-66% of workday

Constant

67-100% of workda1

Sedentarv

10 lbs.

Negligible

Negligible

 

Light

20 lbs.

10 lbs. and/or walk/stand/push/pull of arm/lee controls

Negligible and/or walk/stand/push/pull of arm/leg controls

Medium

50 lbs.

20 lbs.

10 lbs.

Heavy

100 lbs.

50 lbs.

20 lbs.

Very Heavy

Over 100 lbs.

Over 50 lbs.

Over 20 lbs.

Push/pull         50     pounds maximum with wheels
Push/pull         40       pounds maximum without wheels.

Requires work in or with the following environmental influences:  

Indoors

100%

Outdoors

0%

Cold

0%

Hot

0%

 

Toxic Materials

0%

Vibration

0%

Wet

0%

Loud Noise

20%

 

Communication
Speaking and hearing essential to communicate with customers, vendors, and staff.

Good communication skills; read, speak and write English fluently.

 

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