The Project Manager will execute and/or direct projects to create designs of machines and/or systems to meet customer requirements. Responsible for ensuring projects are completed on schedule, on budget and that profitability goals are met.
Perform calculations to validate concepts. Working from these layouts and calculation or from layouts created by others, designs finished piece parts. Create and/or modify finished detail machining drawings and machine assembly drawings. Select and/or specify purchased parts to be used in the manufacture of the machine. Create and/or modify Bills of Material to document the assembly. May direct the activities of others working in support functions.
- Create conceptual design layouts.
- Create detailed machine drawings which meet Company Standards. Ensure layouts are accurate and completed enough to be understood by production staff and engineers.
- Design, or direct the design of, mechanical assemblies and piece parts which function as required to meet customer needs, and which can be manufactured and assembled economically.
- Perform calculations as required to validate design decisions.
- Prepare and distribute drawing packages, Bills of Material and other information as will be required for manufacture and assembly of parts to build finished machinery
- Interact with vendors and third party vendors to assure proper performance of equipment obtained for the customer as part of a customer installation.
- Participate in customer meetings to discuss technical issues. Work with Sales to schedule final inspection visits, so all interested parties are included.
- Provide support and assistance to other departments as required to ensure the timely completion, profitability and proper operation of machinery being built.
- Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 8 years’ experience in designing machinery or equivalent related experience.
- Ability to perform analytical calculations to evaluate design concepts, including stress/strain, torque, acceleration, drive ratios, etc. Ability to evaluate system operations, including production rates for machine processes, and ability to recognize potential problems from customer product configurations.
- Familiarity with basic machining practices, as they affect the design, configuration, and cost of manufactured machine piece parts.