Mechanical Engineer | High-Speed Automation

Webster, NY 60607

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: Js842910425 Compensation: $95000-110000 / year

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer - High Speed Automation 
Location: Webster, NY
Pay rate: $90K - $110K DOE

Must have 3-5 years of high-speed automation and design of parts & process experience

  • Design, test, and validate mechanical solutions to address chronic issues and enhance equipment reliability.
  • Lead technical support requests and troubleshooting activities for filler, blow mold, and other packaging-related issues to determine root causes.
  • Develop proposed solutions and process improvements focusing on quality, safety, productivity, and cost efficiency.
  • Coordinate downtime repairs and equipment modifications with operations leaders, maintenance, and stakeholders to optimize resource utilization.
  • Collaborate closely with OEM technicians and leverage all available resources to minimize downtime.
  • Demonstrate leadership through effective knowledge transfer and technical training of mechanics and operators.
  • Participate actively in plant safety, health, and environmental programs.
  • Work closely with manufacturing and engineering teams to establish engineering acceptance standards and specifications for new and modified equipment.
  • Validate and characterize new processes, equipment, and fixtures for production implementation with a focus on defect elimination.
  • Create detailed manufacturing instructions, including SOPs, for maintenance and operations rebuilds, adjustments, and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborate with Quality, Manufacturing, and Maintenance Managers to reduce and eliminate downtime using strategic project management and operational insights.
  • Perform BDA (Breakdown Analysis) and RCA (Root Cause Analysis) for recurring breakdowns and process failures.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing best practices within a culture focused on continuous improvement.
  • Ability to understand and edit engineering drawings, operating manuals, and P&IDs using AutoCAD.
  • Regular use of a variety of machines and tools is essential.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering discipline.
  • Experience in high-speed bottling and filling operations.
  • Proficiency in PLC programming, controls, and data analytics.
  • Strong mathematical and reasoning abilities.
  • SolidWorks is required.
  • Six Sigma Lean and/or TPM experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of process technology, including aseptic and hygienic manufacturing, is a plus.
  • Understanding of utilities such as HP air compressors, boilers, HVAC, and other support equipment is advantageous.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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