IMPCO is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to help design machine tools into the next generation. The job responsibilities include design and analysis activities for machine builds, mechanical components, and assemblies from concept through production.
•Lead the mechanical design of machines/machine tooling to meet IMPCO and customer design specifications, removing complexity and enhancing reliability and safety.
•Use, maintain, and/or improve standard components to meet all applicable specifications in machine/machine tooling designs.
•New designs and improved standards to conserve space, manufactured at the lowest cost, with minimum amount of Engineering time.
•Evaluate inside/outside design capabilities, supply accurate information and support documentation to keep designs on time and to customer specifications.
•Coordinate line-up meetings with Controls Project Engineer and Coordinators assigned to job prior to build.
•Provide all required documentation to customer as scheduled for approval.
•Obtain competitive quotations as required. Issue requisitions, taking in account long lead time items to keep project on schedule.
•Estimate Engineering hours, accountable to meet these hours as well as machine budgets as quoted.
•Work efficiently with shop personnel in the build, startup, debug, and support the run-off of machine.
•Provide all required documentation to customer at time of machine shipment and at customer acceptance.
•Support Service Technicians and Training personnel during machine startup in customer plant.
•Provide support to the Sales & Parts Department as required.
•Attend meetings regarding job content, scheduling, and job progress as requested by the Customer, Sales Department, Manufacturing or IMPCO Management.
•Notify the Mechanical Engineering Manager of any conditions where changes are being made to the machine that are not required by the machine order or customer's specifications or where machine safety is a concern.
•Remain current with the latest technology in the industry and advise Engineering Manager of any new trends that could be incorporated into IMPCO machine designs.