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Mechanical Engineer 3 R&D in Rome, NY at BARTELL MACHINERY SYSTEMS, LLC

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Rome, NY
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The Position

This position is a member of the Engineering Department. The Mechanical Engineer 3 (R & D) will report directly to the R&D Engineering Manager. The R&D Engineering Department is responsible for the successful development of new products. The objective of the department is to expand the company's sales portfolio using automation technology coupled with innovative and creative mechanical designs.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • As an R&D Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and improving a vast range of highly sophisticated automated manufacturing industrial machines. The role requires a variety of technical skills ranging from mechanical designs, automation system integration, and a basic understanding of process controls. You will be responsible for delivering short and long-term projects that will consist of designing new products or re-design existing products, Interfacing with customers to develop leading edge designs, cost effective manufacturing while paying close attention to safety details, and being responsible for the greatest levels of design integrity. Guidance & collaboration will generally take place between other Sr. Design Engineer(s) the R&D Engineering Manager and other Team Leaders across any and all functional Groups. It will be expected at a level 3 you can work independently with little to no supervision.

Individual role within the team

  • Demonstrated Technical Publications that have or could be published
  • Utilize the most current design techniques and tools
  • 3D Model Designs, Part Details and Bill of Materials must be accurate
  • Short & Long-term projects must be done in a timely manner
  • Designs must be in compliance with all safety requirements
  • Assure products meet design intent; able to coach and mentor others
  • Apply analytical methods for problem solving to make evidence based technical decisions that are safe, functional, cost effective and validated, drive new innovation and assist in patents
  • Develop creative Intellectual property (IP) by being diverse and inventive
  • Assist in set-up, commissioning and diagnostics of products
  • Assure product is “as designed”, proper revision control
  • Review requests for deviations and non-conforming product
  • Understand and follow all Engineering ISO 9001 work instructions and procedures
  • Actively participant in team meetings, conceptual & design reviews, machine reviews, kick-off & sign-off meetings
  • Interact with other departments including but not limited to, Manufacturing, TSS, Sales and Purchasing

Achieves Results

  • Enable on-time project completion by using appropriate resources effectively
  • Obtain and analyses information from diverse sources to provide a solution
  • Ensure quality outcomes and encourage adherence to procedures
  • Share information and assist others to adapt to a changing environment
  • Document and maintain accurate records

Productive working relationships

  • Share information, ensuring others are kept informed
  • Treat people with respect and courtesies, recognizing the needs of others
  • Acknowledge differences of opinions and value diversity
  • Trusting the people, you work with, lends itself to being open and honest in your thoughts and actions.

Personal drive and integrity

  • Contribute to business via representation in internal and external forms i.e. SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Office 365, Dynamics 365
  • Focus on achieving objectives safely and accurately
  • Adhere to, codes of conduct, security & safety guidelines, Mission Statement, and Guiding Principles
  • Be aware of your own performance and its impact on others
  • Identify risk, undertake risk assessments and manage it accordingly


  • Negotiate confidently in clear and concise mannerism
  • Listen to others and clarify issues to ensure mutual understanding
  • Identify and convey information to engage participants, both orally and in writing
  • Prepare documents clearly and report concisely using a variety of different mediums

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (BS) or (BT) technical degree and relevant experience in machine design or relevant industrial experience and proven performance.
  • 20+ years relevant experience and ability to show evidence of Mech./Elec. Machine design (proven performance).

Technical Skills or Knowledge / Experience

  • Practical knowledge in mechanical design, including machinery designs
  • 3D CAD SolidWorks experience – or other equivalent 3D software
  • Strong working knowledge to produce detailed drawing in SolidWorks using GD&T to the standard ASME Y14.5 – 2009 with 3-5 years of experience
  • Expert in SolidWorks FEA Simulation
  • Expert in systematic engineering design process to meet functional requirements required
  • Computer skills must be exceptional
  • 10+ years of experience in automated machine design
  • Proficient with MRP and SAP type software used for generating Bills of Material
  • Familiar with Dynamics 365 (preferred)
  • Knowledge in ISO 9001 Quality assurance systems in a manufacturing production environment
  • Hands on experience using conventional metal manufacturing equipment, machine / mechanic assembly hand tools, and precision measuring devices

Domestic & international travel when required 15-20%




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