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Mechanical Engineer

Post date

January 22, 2020


Auburn Hills, Michigan


Mechanical Engineering


Full Time



Position Summary

**No third party calls or inquiries**  

Essential Functions

  • Works closely with Manufacturing, Controls Engineering and Project Management to follow a project from its inception to the final customer acceptance and sign-off, provides follow up and support after this point
  • Interprets schematics to develop complete system designs
  • Maintain project schedules
  • Interpret and have design input into mechanical drawings
  • Participates in reviewing and releasing final engineering drawings to the manufacturing department
  • Participates in design review meetings for internal, as well as outsourced, designs
  • Involved with creating and maintaining an accurate bill of material (BOM) for designed/engineered equipment
  • Ensures the equipment being started up and commissioned operates in accordance with the approved customer specification; interprets engineering drawings and specifications to develop and provide equipment installation instructions which are compliant with site installation requirements
  • Develops equipment specifications for the internal mechanical design and/or build by outside vendors; ensures the selected suppliers follow Esys processes and meet project quality and delivery expectations, as well as maintaining the appropriate budget
  • Ensures that Esys products and services continue to be the benchmark within the industry
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Esys Core Beliefs
  • Demonstrates a commitment to safe work practices while on Esys or the customer’s premises
  • Other duties as assigned

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines without endangering the integrity of the equipment or compromising safety requirements
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers and suppliers, while maintaining a positive working relationship
  • Ability to work onsite within the Esys offices or at customer locations as required
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical design software applications (SolidWorks preferred)

 Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely-related engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of on the job design and engineering experience related to custom machinery and/or capital equipment
  • 2+ years of on the job experience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Catia, Unigraphics, or other comparable CAD design software
  • 1+ years of on the job experience in a project-build, manufacturing environment

What We Offer:
Esys Automation understands that high quality people are required to deliver high quality systems and services to our customers. To attract the best, we strive to become the Workplace of Choice. Esys Automation has won the Detroit Free Press' Top Workplaces award. We are a project oriented company that successfully implements projects by creating highly efficient and technical teams. These teams enjoy a level of autonomy and responsibility that promotes innovative thinking and sense of ownership. What we offer is an environment that fosters team work, learning, and creativity. At Esys, we encourage our employees to continuously learn through 3rd party training classes as well as internal mentorship arrangements. Listed below are some of the other benefits enjoyed by our team:

  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 401K Plan with matching
  • Flex time
  • Medical, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • Cell Phone reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

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