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Mechanical Engineer in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Mechanical Engineer
Southfield, MI

Our client is one of the world’s leading automated plant and mechanical engineering firm looking at add a Mechanical Engineer to join their Application Technology Group. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for all design of mechanical assemblies and detail parts of assemblies. They will work with robot technologies for the automatic application of paint as well as sealants and adhesives.

Mechanical Engineer must have 3-5+ years of relevant experience with Industrial Automation/Integration Engineering

Mechanical Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or 5 years of equivalent experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years of experience with electrostatic painting systems in an automotive environment is a plus
  • Good understanding of electrostatic paint application principles
  • Capable of hands-on work
  • Machine shop hands on experience is a plus
  • Able to read and create drawings in first angle and third angle projection
  • Ability to make disciplined decisions based on facts and lessons learned
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and adaptable to change in a learning organization
  • Motivated, self-starting individual capable of executing assigned tasks and solving problems in a professional manner
  • Detail oriented
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and Solidworks
  • Experience with Quality Systems (e.g. ISO 9000, QS 9000, ISO 14001)
  • Experience with SAP and/or other Engineering Data Management systems is preferred
  • Knowledge of products relating to electrostatic painting equipment and robotic systems
  • Capable of reading and creating mechanical engineering drawings and tolerance blocks
  • Knowledge of NEC Electrical Standards pertaining to Class 1 Division 1 Group C&D Environments
  • Knowledge of RIA 15.06 Robotic Safety Standards
  • Knowledge of NFPA 33 and NFPA 496 standards
  • Knowledgeable with ANSI standards
  • Knowledgeable with OSHA standards
  • Knowledgeable with GD&T
  • Knowledgeable of metric conversions
  • Knowledgeable with industrial materials
  • Able to travel 20% including weekends and holidays
  • Physical Demands: While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands and arms. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision.
  • Speak German is a huge plus

Mechanical Engineer Description:

  • Integration Engineering
  • Design fluid and pneumatic control circuits
  • Calculate pneumatic and fluid pressure drop and flow rates
  • Create plan views, elevation and cross sections of system and equipment layouts
  • Design mechanical assemblies and detail parts of assemblies for manufacturer
  • Create bill of materials
  • Create work orders and/or purchase requests for manufacturing of assemblies and systems
  • Release engineering drawings and mechanical designs
  • Complete engineering tasks within prescribed deadlines
  • Travel to customer facility locally and internationally to perform technical site visits
  • Maintains high ethical standards of conduct for all engineering activities
  • 60% Engineer; 30% Logistics


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions. 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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