Mechanical Engineer

Location

Deeter Foundry
Lincoln, NE

Position Details

Full Time | Regular
This is a salaried position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Education

Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for planning and implementing tasks associated with assigned projects. Utilize engineering skills, knowledge and creativity to solve problems associated with project tasks.

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Functions

Competence

Edu & Exp

Physical

Travel

Functions
  • Develop mechanical system design solutions based on engineering principles and be involved with plant operational and maintenance personnel
  • Provide technical support to internal customers
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and operational equipment
  • Responsible for project success either as project leader or team member
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all activities involved with
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials for projects
  • Define equipment and parts supplied by external suppliers
  • Conduct cost estimations and potential cost savings for projects
  • Manage work completed by outside contracted services
  • Identify and plan strategic future projects that support efficient, profitable casting manufacturing

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competence
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of mechanical design and its application in automated industrial designs including motor specifications, gearing, mechanical systems, pneumatics, hydraulics and dust collection
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills
  • Ability to work in high output environment

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

Edu & Exp
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar related degree)
  • 5-7 Years related job experience
  • Proficient in ACAD and MS Office
Physical

Sedentary work. Capable of lifting 50 pounds. Capable of navigating steps and ladders to reach elevations of plant areas. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Travel
  • Travel as required to support projects

NEI is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status or national origin.

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