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Engineering and Manufacturing

Machine Assembler II or III (Depending on Experience & Skills)
Job Summary:Under the supervision of the Production Supervisor, this position assembles and tests completed machines and other products in the shop. This position also travels to client sites for installation, final assembly, start-up and trouble-shooting of products or machines. (Full descriptions available on request)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Operates all shop machines / tools such as; band saw, cut-off machine, drill presses and hand toolsReads and interprets engineering production printsAssembles and builds all automated machinery productsCompletes welding tasks using TIG & MIGModifies and adjusts equipment while working closely with engineeringHas knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics and the ability to plumbRead electrical schematics and assemble electrical panels, ability to use a volt meter (AC/DC and 3 Phase)Set-up and conduct tests of equipment before shipping and on-sitePerforms general maintenance on production tools and equipmentCompletes necessary paperwork and utilizes ERP system

Mid/Senior level roles also include:Diagnoses customer problems with previously installed systems via telephone and on-site visitsUses computer software e.g.: Allen Bradley, Panel View and Programmable Control Skills to program machineTrouble-shoots overall machine operations at customer and home facility, including: • Making minor and major changes to Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) codes • Reconnecting internal machine utilities i.e. electrical, air, hydraulic hoses, etc. disassembled for shipping• Pneumatics
Leads and instructs the work of employees in lower levels

MECHANICAL DESIGNER

You’re an experienced designer who wants to develop conceptual CAD layouts and CAD working drawings of major components of mobile equipment or other types of heavy industry equipment.

REQUIREMENTS
Associates in CAD design from an accredited institution
Must have 10+ years hands-on and in-depth design experience with major components of mobile equipment and or heavy industrial equipment.

Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience using Inventor or Solidworks, for the development of working drawings for assemblies, fabrications, sub-weldments, machined parts, hydraulic / electrical / schematics.
Must have been working continuously with one CAD system for two years
Must be familiar with weldment drawing creation including weld callouts, sizing, etc.
Must have experience working with either top down or bottom up assembly creation
Must have familiarity of sheetmetal functionality as well as proper drawing structure hierarchy
Must have some “hands on” experiences in a manufacturing setting
Must exhibit boundaryless behavior and “get it done” attitude
Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently
Must be computer literate using Word processing and Excel spreadsheets, as a minimum requirement.
Must be able to communicate effectively with peers, technical supervision or to upper management

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS:
Experience using Pro-E/Creo, NX/Unigraphics, or Solid Edge a plus
GD&T Experience (ASME Y14.5) a plus
Experience working within a PDM system a plus
Knowledge of heavy steel structures and mobile equipment a plus
Candidate possesses the ability to recommend proper manufacturing methodologies to create the most cost-effective and efficient approach of fabrication
Knowledge of routed hydraulic or electrical systems
Knowledge of PID, process diagrams, or piping routing
Administration of CAD programs
Proven experience of measurements of existing equipment and translation to CAD models

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

You’re an experienced and innovative Mechanical Design Engineer who is ready to undertake major hands-on design projects from concept to production.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
Responsible for the design of new and innovative mechanical designs of machinery and components from “clean sheet” concepts to complete prototype test and launch.
Integrate systems such as hydraulics, pneumatics, structural, engine packaging, or electrical using a systems design approach to achieve end goal functionality of machine
Specify and define components and systems for mobile equipment. These could range from simple gears or brackets through entire powertrain assemblies, hydraulic systems design, up to whole machine design
Assist our clients with rapidly finding solutions to focused areas of concern
Lead and mentor junior engineers through the design and development of their projects
Technical leadership of designers or drafters to achieve timelines and deliverables on projects
Lead cross-functional design teams through the design and development of projects

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS:
A working knowledge of multiple CAD systems is desirable.
Experience in designing cranes or other large, high capacity structures
Practical, hands-on experiences within manufacturing or allied industries
Experience with design of powertrain and engine installation systems.
Familiarity with designs of hydraulic or electrical systems
System design approach of heavy equipment

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a BSME with minimum 15 years of hands on mechanical systems design experience.
Demonstrated design skills through past projects via assembly layouts, knowledge of weldments and heavy structural design, well documented hand calculations, finite element analysis, etc.
Customer centric attitude and exhibits boundaryless behavior
Demonstrated planning skills for design, analysis, build and testing of product and subsystems.
In-depth fluency in one 3D CAD software system (Pro-E, Inventor, or Solidworks)
Work with team members and support staff to develop innovative solutions to difficult problems.
Finite Element Analysis experience is preferred, especially ANSYS modeling and analysis
Build group commitments to goals.
Excellent oral/written communication skills.
Effective time management skills.
Strong commitment to on time or earlier delivery on customer timelines.
Ability to approach problems from multiple angles to understand and properly evaluate design trade offs.
Ability to lead cross functional design reviews.
Strong process development skills and committed to using and improving existing processes.
Work from our main office in St. Paul, MN
Must excel in documenting work through word processing, Excel spreadsheets, and Powerpoint presentations.

3-5 Years of Metal Stamping experience preferred
Recent College Degree is OK will train or current Student
MN certified apprentice program
This is a full-time position with long-term hire intensions
Starting pay 25-30 per hour

Machine Operator

1st Shift hours are 6:00 am to 2:30 am Monday-Friday

2nd Shift hours are 2:25 pm to 10:55 pm Monday-Friday

3rd Shift hours are 7:45 pm to 6:15 am Monday night to Thursday morning

To operate CNC milling/turning machine centers and/or manual machinery (mills, drills, lathes, saws, etc.) to perform routine or repetitive operations in a manner which consistently meets customer specifications, quality requirements, and production standards. To perform plating operations in a manner which consistently meets quality requirements and production standards.

Qualifications:• High school education or equivalent – machine shop class work desired.• At least 6 months to 1 year of related CNC milling/turning machine center and/or manual machining experience in a related manufacturing environment.

• Ability to operate saws and work in annealing center• Knowledge of blueprint reading and mechanical inspection.• Knowledge of shop math and ability to read a tape measure.• Strong mechanical aptitude.• Displays a positive attitude and willingness to work in a team environment.

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