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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Summary:

Growers Custom Equipment is looking to hire a talented mechanical design engineer. In this role you will plan and execute the design of post-harvest precooling equipment, you will develop and test prototypes, and work closely with the sales and manufacturing teams to ensure that design specifications are met.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Meeting with clients and staff to determine mechanical applications and requirements of precooling equipment.
  • Conducting research to inform the design and engineering methods required for the mechanical systems.
  • Planning and executing mechanical designs using SolidWorks, CAD, CAM, and 3D CAD programs.
  • Performing computer simulations and experiments to virtually test and refine the designs.
  • Overseeing the development and manufacturing of physical prototypes for testing.
  • Documenting the design process, iterations, and test analytics.
  • Managing project timelines, resources, and budgets.
  • Liaising with clients, designers, engineers, and manufacturers to ensure coherence.
  • Preparing technical reports, design specifications documents, and operational manuals.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest advancements in technology, design trends, and engineering best practices.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Sound knowledge of design and engineering principles and best practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Attentive to detail and critically minded.
  • The ability to stay abreast of advancements in technology and engineering design trends.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a mechanical design engineer in related field.
  • PE certification is advantageous.
  • Proficiency with engineering design programs such as AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Rhino.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

To apply send your resume to Scott Klein, scott@postharvesttechnologies.com.

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