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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Machinery Design)

Company: MiTek
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

MiTek is a platform innovator and enabler that exists to transform the building industry with better building solutions. In 1955, MiTek transformed residential construction with the invention of the Gang-Nail plate and a digital platform that provided an affordable and scalable way to manufacture wood trusses. Today, MiTek delivers software, services, engineered products, and automated solutions that enable the building industry to---improve efficiencies by optimizing---the balance between off-site and on-site. With nearly 5,600 team members worldwide, MiTek collaborates across the building industry to enable and accelerate transformational breakthroughs in design and construction to transform the way the industry designs, makes, and builds. As a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) company since 2001, MiTek has a record of continuous growth and innovation. Learn more at our team of professionals in a well-respected and rapidly growing company as we push the boundaries in innovation and automation technology in the building Industry. As an OEM, MiTek is at the forefront of industry change and looking for talented Sr. Mechanical Engineers with a strong desire to grow and showcase their talents. You will be responsible for designing and analyzing complex mechanical systems with requirements driven by sound project management practices. This position is a hybrid role that will work remotely and also spend time at our St. Charles facility (301 Fountain Lakes Industrial Drive).Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, evaluate, and support products, systems, equipment, and machinery, both current and new.
  • Ensure compliance with engineering procedures and guidelines, industry standards and practices, and governmental regulations applicable to industrial machinery that is designed, developed, and manufactured by MiTek.
  • Perform engineering calculations.
  • Develop, maintain, and update project documentation including, but not limited to, engineering drawings, equipment manuals, and project notes.
  • Enter new data and update existing data in MRP/ERP system.
  • Support Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing and Customer Service.
  • Comply with MiTek and industry standards.
  • Design and optimize mechanical parts, assemblies, and architect full machines.
  • Design and carry out tests of mechanical parts and features.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems.
  • Create, update, troubleshoot, and modify existing pneumatic and hydraulic schematic.
  • Manage own tasks and project related tasks while managing the relationship between individual work, others work, and the project as a whole.
  • Communicate status and design details for projects as a whole.
  • Perform complex FEA analysis.
  • Responsible for self and potentially others keeping on tasks and priorities.
  • Mentor less experienced mechanical engineers and designers.
  • Manage engineering planning of projects.
  • Review industry trends and emerging technologies to keep self and department current.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Some travel required.Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college
    • 9+ years of mechanical engineering design experience required
    • Strong understanding of strength of materials, statics, and dynamics
    • Proficiency with SolidWorks
    • Proficiency with PDM
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD Mechanical
    • Proficiency in machining and welding symbols and usage including GD&T
    • Proficiency in Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)MiTek Perks:
      • Flexible Time Off - take as much time off as you need!
      • Profit sharing and employee incentive programs
      • Competitive salary, paid vacation and holidays, and 401K with match
      • Medical, dental, and vision plans as well as free short-term disability and life insurance
      • Tuition reimbursement and opportunities for in-house training
      • Career advancement opportunities!MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer; and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or transgender status), age (40 and over), genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.For accommodation to assist with completing this application, please contact Human Resources at +1 314-434-1200.

Keywords: MiTek, Saint Charles , Senior Mechanical Engineer (Machinery Design), Engineering , Saint Charles, Missouri

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