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Mechanical Design Engineer

Edgewater Automation

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Posted on 02/19/2019


St. Joseph, MI USA


Engineering professional with 3D solid modeling design experience. Ability to develop a mechanical design from a customer specification. This includes conceptual design for approval, detailed drawings, and a comprehensive bill of material.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support project from kickoff through build, debug, runoff and installation
  • Mechanical design: concept design, detailed drawings, assembly prints, timing chart, component/device list, recommended spare parts, and a bill of material
  • Organization and maintenance of CAD files
  • Knowledge of safety and ergonomics standards
  • Ability to travel as required (about 10%)

Minimum Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to self-learn new technologies, practices, concepts, etc. as required
  • Communication skills with all levels (project management, suppliers, colleagues, customer, etc.)
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Ability to estimate hours and budget costs
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems
  • Self-starter that is able to work either in a team environment or independently
  • Microsoft Office

Minimum Education & Experience

  • BSME, AS MET or equivalent relevant experience
  • Industrial robot knowledge
  • Risk assessment processes & current applicable safety standards
  • Experience in special machine design
  • 3D CAD design (SolidWorks preferred)

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Edgewater Automation is a uniquely experienced designer and builder of custom automation equipment with locations in St. Joseph, MI and Spartanburg, SC. Markets served include Energy, Life Science, Transportation, Consumer Products, and Electronics. As a member of the Manders Group, we install and support our equipment worldwide. Our innovative solutions address the challenges our customers face in today’s dynamic global manufacturing environment. When you’re tasked with finding a team to design and build an automated assembly or test system, you need to work with problem solvers. So everything we do focuses on making your manufacturing environment better. Our processes provide the flexibility you need to adapt quickly to changing market conditions. We integrate the latest technology including robotics, vision, and motion control. The robustness of the equipment we build ensures a longer lasting return on your investment. It’s why so much of our business is from repeat customers.

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