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Powell Industries, Inc. Mechanical Engineer in Northlake, Illinois

To modify, enhance, and create established standard designs and parts for our products.

* Design standard jobs with guidance.

* Read and interpret customer job specifications.

* Order materials.

* Create drawings.

* Interface with sales, customer (with supervisor) and shop.

* Completed task are check by more senior engineers.

* Train Mechanical Designers and Mechanical Engineers.

Job Requirements:

* BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology or related area.

* Minimum 0-3 years of experience in an Engineering role.

* Available to answer technical questions from designers.

* Ability to interact on a regular basis with shop personnel.

* Able to apply product knowledge and technical skills to solve simple application problems independently with minimum supervision.

* Basic computer skills using Oracle, Word, Excel.

* Ability to order materials electronically.

* Advanced drafting/CAD skills.

* Proficient with electrical design.

* Able to read and interpret electrical symbols, characters, and drawings.

* Able to apply (told by others what it means and which code) ANSI and Other as it applies to the day to day activity.

* Basic understanding of power systems.

* Ability to apply industry standards as applicable to job and product.

* Troubleshoot mechanical problems with equipment in production and test.

* Create documentation to support assembly.

* Innovative to improve existing products based on quality, delivery, and cost.

* Able to design one product in the most economical way while achieving quality.

* Attend in house and outside training sessions.

* Attend local professional associations.

* Learn policies and procedures, work instruction, ISO policies, Safety Rules and Regulations, and vendor products.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.