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Mechanical Project Engineer

Company: Judge Direct Placement
Location: Orangeburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Mechanical Project Engineer - Paulsboro, NJ
Compensation: $110,000 - $130,000 base salary + Bonus. Medical, Dental, Life insurance, STD, LTD, 401k Match, PTO.
Job SummaryThis position will require skills in project management mechanical engineering, and 3D modeling using Solid works or AutoCAD. The candidate will also require the necessary skills and be able to conceive, design, oversee fabrication, and test various equipment and tooling in support of fabricating and transporting huge offshore wind structures. To be successful in this role, you need to be a self-starter that is able to thrive in ambiguity, identify problems and quickly resolve them, and provide definition to the previously undefined. You should have a commitment to quality and safety with the discipline required to achieve it. You will be a trail blazer for the company, so you need to be self-motivated and able to influence both Engineering and Production in order to effectively implement your plans. You need to be comfortable with design/analysis desk work, while also being ready to get your hands dirty with support for equipment in the factory and field.
Responsibilities - Acts as a Sr. Engineer who can work both independently and in a team environment in the production of structural construction documents including drawings, specifications, bidding and construction support for fixtures, tooling, lifting devices, transportation solutions, buildings, system enclosures, and system supports. - Create concept designs using 3D modeling software and present to other disciplines to establish a basis of design - Refine concepts into detailed and cost effective designs complete with drawings, technical/functional specifications, process descriptions and diagrams, etc. (ability to perform structural and FEA analysis a plus) - Translate engineering requirements and concepts into detailed designs and fabricated equipment to support Production. - Work directly with vendors to identify and source components and fabrication and to develop cost estimates and lead times to be included in overall project budgets and schedules - Reviews and evaluates shop drawings and product submittals. - Maintains and manages budgets for projects including hours and resources. - Prepares Engineering Reports. - Oversee fabrication at vendors including reviewing and approving shop drawings, conducting onsite inspections and attending factory acceptance tests - Manages commissioning and initial start-up/use of fixtures and equipment in the factory including receipt inspections and performing site acceptance testing - Provide troubleshooting and technical support for production equipment and fixtures to shop floor personnel - Work with manufacturing engineering and production to develop cost reduction and continuous improvement initiatives - Spearhead efforts to develop the factory of the future by creating design solutions that support automation and rapid iteration.
Skills And Competencies
- Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical, industrial, structural or manufacturing engineering. - Minimum of 5 years of experience designing mechanical structures (FEA and structural analysis a plus) - Machine design experience with bearings, motors, controls etc. - Extensive experience operating in CAD (preferably Solid works) and creating assembly drawings. - Extensive experience project managing a product through its lifecycle-from concept thru design into commissioning. - Experience interfacing with manufacturing engineers and technicians. - Self-starter that has demonstrated the ability to define and own a product from minimum requirements and concepts. - Mechanical design experience with automated systems and integration with robots. - Strong writing and communication skills. - Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. - Use of computer analysis software experience is essential. - Knowledge of structural failure mechanisms including material failure in metals and composites, instability of structural elements, and fatigue and fracture mechanics. - Knowledge of structural dynamics and static equivalent loading. - Experience with Heavy Lift - Troubleshooting of mechanical test systems, including servo-hydraulic controllers and hydraulics - Experience with mechanical test setup and fixture design - Design for Manufacturability (DFMA), statistical analysis, tolerancing, GD&T - Experience in mechanical testing, test lab operations, and testing projects. - Coordinate and lead all aspects of project to ensure timely completion of tasks to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer and manufacturing requirements - Communicate project status to engineering, vendors, upper management, customers, and other stakeholders - Develop and establish project timelines, cost estimates, and project options - Demonstrated leadership of projects and teams with prior supervisory responsibilities - Ability to develop and meet project schedules, along with contingency plans - Time management skills to support multiple concurrent projects. - Ability to establish project plans, manage engineering support and resources necessary to carry out project, and to report on status/metrics as required - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Willing to learn new skills and engineering knowledge - Manage schedule and work output consistent with project deadlines - Positive team players committed to excellent work product - Proven ability to work in a team environment. - Good communication (oral, written, presentation), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills. - Ability to present technical information to varying audiences; superior communication, teamwork and organizational skills - Ability to solve problems with accuracy, attention to detail, and thoroughness - Ability to invent and bring ideas to reality

Keywords: Judge Direct Placement, Columbia , Mechanical Project Engineer, Engineering , Orangeburg, South Carolina

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