Mechanical Engineer in Cuyahoga Falls, OH at The Steelastic Company, LLC

Date Posted: 2/8/2020

Job Snapshot

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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

  • Design & Development
    • Critique/validate, improve/redesign existing, legacy machine designs and processes to be more durable, simpler, and cost effective.
    • Interpret, trouble-shoot, diagnose & adapt existing, legacy designs based on customers' requests & order amendments.
    • Originate new concepts in products and processes based on customer or market demands.
  • Bill of Materials and Drawings.
    • Generate, issue, revise, BOMs, assembly, and detail drawings.     
    • Document revisions using existing Engineering Change Notice (ECN) procedure.
    • Follow internal and external engineering standards and practices.
    • Proficient in properly applying constraints to manufacturing drawings (calculation of dimensional stack-ups, form tolerances, surface finishes etc.)
    • Knowledgeable in metal cutting and fabricating manufacturing processes and order of operations, as well as, additive manufacturing technology.
  • Ensure safety
    • Assure designs, components, and guarding comply with or exceed current global and individual customer standards.
    • Successfully operate in accordance with internal and external EHS guidelines as dictated by your working environment on any given day.
  • Provide the operations department, including our manufacturing floor, support
    • Clarify specifications with and aid in problem resolution for purchasing and manufacturing personnel.
  • Complete assigned projects and tasks within allotted time and cost constraints.
  • Provide customer support
    • Assist customers directly and indirectly when machine operation problems or questions arise.
  • As necessary, attend bid review meetings and department
  • Estimate mechanical engineering hours given a project scope of work.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and graphical communication skills.
  • Strong “eye for detail” and ability to fully document industrial machine manufacturing and operations using industry standard methodology.
  • Proficient in mechanical machine design for automated industrial machinery.
  • High level of personal computer literacy with the ability to operate them for the majority of the work day.

Design and technology Skills

  • Ability to, independently or collaboratively, generate new or critique/validate existing/preliminary designs prior to release to production. Including but not limited to the following areas:
    • Power transmission design: rolls, shafts, pulleys, screws, bearings, couplings, gear trains, lubrication and sealing systems, etc.
    • Weldment design and detailing: structural section/plate steel, machine bases/frame works, joints, and associated pre-heat and stress relieving specifications.
    • Surface treatment specifications as they relate to:
      • Anti-tack (spray, plasma, thermal etc).
      • Anti-wear (Hard chrome, hardface, and other engineering coatings)
    • Able to generate/critique detailed calculations and analysis, such as, time study, assembly stack-ups, stress/ flow/ heat transfer analysis, power transmission, material selection, related component selection.
    • Ability to generate and critique pneumatic system component selection and schematics, including sequence.
    • Ability to perform, standardized, risk assessment of industrial machinery and follow-up with proper and efficient mitigation schemes and designs.
    • Understands industrial machinery sequences and logic and can clearly document them for use by mechanical, electrical and software engineers and technicians.

Applications Engineering

  • Demonstrated proficiency with the design, configuration, and application of one or more of the Steelastic major product lines.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within the team to convert customer requirements into complete (mechanical and electrical), organized, and accurate estimates for materials, engineering, and shop labor associated with the design and manufacture of industrial capital equipment.

Project Support

  • Provide machine troubleshooting support to production floor and field service technicians for new and legacy equipment.
  • Throughout the design process, effectively communicate and collaborate with Electrical Engineering, as well as, other department members in order to insure design integrity and seamless hand-off to purchasing and production.
  • Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.

Minimally requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program, or significant commensurate experience plus demonstrated ability.

5+ years of experience in a capital equipment design and manufacturing environment including a proven track record of delivering results.


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