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Senior Mechanical Professional Engineer

Company: Central Conveyor
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: KCI, Incorporated (a member of the Tsubaki Group) is an original equipment manufacturer providing a broad range of automated solutions for diverse markets and industries worldwide. We are recognized for developing unique, automated processes in automotive assembly as well as for being the nation's leading manufacturer of insulation process equipment. The Senior Mechanical Professional Engineer designs and supervises industrial equipment with AutoCAD and Inventor 3D design software. The Senior Mechanical Professional Engineer directs other Engineering staff on assigned portions of design jobs. This position works directly with Project Managers, Engineers, Manufacturing Services, Purchasing, Company Management and the Customer. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are included but not limited to this job description - other tasks may be assigned and expected to be performed.

  • Work independently or on a team to accurately design & revise AutoCAD 2D & Inventor 3D industrial equipment.
  • Lead formal and informal kickoff meetings; take direction from Project manager or Engineering manager.
  • Document design narratives & engineering analysis including creation of bill of materials for all designs.
  • Capable of conveyance, structural support steel, automation, thermal expansion, production facility, environment (including detailing parts) system layout and machine design.
  • Communicate as needed with Project Manager, Engineers and Designers, Engineering Manager, Manufacturing Services, Purchasing, Company Management and the Customer.
  • Travel to job sites to conduct equipment health assessments, trouble-shoot, etc. as needed. (5%-10%)
  • Ability to perform field verification of drawings as needed.
  • Create detailed Engineering drawings, specifications and technical requirements as required.
  • Review design documents for accuracy, completeness and constructability.
  • Work closely with Project Manager to assure accuracy, timeliness and completion of project.
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing Services, Purchasing and Engineering Manager regarding design modifications, as appropriate to accommodate improved cost effectiveness of construction.
  • Monitor and manage Engineering costs of project; communicate and revise with Engineering Manager.
  • Accurately name and store designs per departmental naming and storing structures.
  • Respond to requests for information, non-conformance reports and change orders.
  • Expedite resolution of any design or equipment performance issue.
  • Attend pre-bid and job meetings if needed; take notes and follow-up as needed.
  • Review project priorities with Engineering Manager to ensure all design steps are aligned.
  • Complete all required job design paperwork timely and accurately.
  • Other duties as assigned. Requirements:
    • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field required.
    • State of Missouri or Kansas current Registered Professional Engineer designation required.
    • 10+ years' experience in related mechanical engineering discipline or equivalent in an industrial design build environment in the automotive and/or fiberglass insulation manufacturing industries.
    • PMP a plus.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook).
    • Expert in AutoCAD and Inventor 3D design software.
    • Familiarity & experience with industrial manufacturing designs & schematics.
    • Strong problem-solving & critical thinking skills.
    • Advanced time management, written & verbal communication and analytical skills required.
    • Comprehensive ability to review, update, maintain & execute scope of work drawings & job plans.
    • Strong ability to prioritize and multitask.
    • Ability to effectively work independently or on a team.
    • Must be familiar with manufacturing shop fabrication processes.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude required & must have very strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent client-facing written & verbal communication skills with diverse groups.
    • Ability to write clearly and informatively.
    • Strong negotiation and contract management skills required.
    • Ability to manage difficult or emotional customer situations and remain open to others' ideas and tries new things.
    • Personal commitment to safety.
    • Willingness to travel 5-10% U.S. Tsubaki offers a competitive compensation package, including health benefits effective on date of hire, generous 401(k) match and profit sharing, education reimbursement, and annual bonus potential. Tsubaki is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability CC22 PI201487440

Keywords: Central Conveyor, Kansas City , Senior Mechanical Professional Engineer, Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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