Mechanical Engineer

Job Details

Mechanical Engineer

Rialto, California



Direct Placement

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer – Immediate Opening, San Bernardino, CA



The focus of the Mechanical Engineer is to support mechanical design of automation machinery for the liquid packaging industry.



Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited institution.



• 5+ years in mechanical design

• Experience within a food packaging machinery manufacturer is strongly preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• In-depth knowledge of engineering disciplines in the areas of mechanical, pneumatic, structural, thermal,

  and fluid

• Knowledge of the food packaging machinery, automation and Clean In Place (CIP) technology is strongly


• Advanced knowledge of SolidWorks CAD and the ability to design, generate and interpret Engineering

  drawings and schematics. Additional knowledge in Autodesk products AutoCAD and Inventor is preferred

• Familiar working within a Product Data Management System (PDM) for configuration management, as well

  as with document change control processes

• Strong mechanical aptitude with proven ability to solve complex problems and provide robust solutions

• Knowledgeable in material selection, tolerance stack up analysis, ASME 14.1 dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) standards, and application of best engineering practices

• Strong project planning and organizational skills

• Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced cross-functional manufacturing organization, multi-task and balance priorities

• Creative, independent, detailed oriented, and hands-on with the ability to work with minimal supervision

• Highly accountable to self and others, drives closure of tasks and completes quality work on time

• Disciplined in Concurrent and Value Engineering methodologies in design for cost, manufacturability,

  assembly and service

• Ability to easily communicate technical matters to audiences of varying technical skills both internally and

  with customers

• Knowledge of MS Office applications including WORD, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio

• Knowledge of PLC and HMI programming is a plus

• Familiar designing to various agency standards like IEC, UL, CE, EN, CSA, EU, FDA (CFR Title 21), 3-A

  Sanitary Standards, OSHA, NEMA, etc.

• Basic understanding of the concepts of FMEA, 5S, Lean Manufacturing, statistical process control (SPC)

  and Six Sigma




Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for mechanical design and development of parts and assemblies for new machines and

  sustaining engineering

• Generates detailed manufacturing drawings, schematics, diagrams and Bills of Materials (BOMs)

• Interprets Sales/Customer machine specifications and builds the required engineering design specification,

  identifying existing parts/assemblies that conform, and new parts/assemblies to be created

• Performs various functions as applicable to the design, including material selection, and analysis such as

  structural, thermal, flow, and tolerance stack up

• Consults and works with system, mechanical and electrical/controls engineers and programmers to ensure

  designs produced are optimized for safety, performance, cost, schedule, manufacturability and service

• Develops test setups and conducts testing in support of part/assembly design validation. Generates test

  procedures and reports

• Supports machine system and subsystem hazard and risk assessments

• Provides mechanical engineering support to Sales, Procurement, Fabrication, Assembly, Finance, Quality

  and Field Service teams, as required

• Conducts and participates in design reviews with both internal and external customers

• Supports technical content in the generation of machine manuals and other engineering technical


• Supports the development of new automation and mechanical system technologies

• Acts as a backup for document control functions

• Assist other engineers and designers as needed

• Travel to vendor or customer sites to provide mechanical engineering support, as required

• Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor



Limited travel required


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to regularly use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and equipment. The employee is required to both see and hear. The employee must be able to walk, sit and stand. The employee occasionally lifts up to 50 lbs., and occasionally kneels and bends.



Work Environment:

The environment is both office and manufacturing. The manufacturing environment is subject to moderate changes in temperature and the employee will be exposed to typical hazards of noise, flying debris, and overhead hazards requiring the use of proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).




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