Mechanical Designer

Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies
Job Description
The Mechanical Designer provides high-level packaging equipment component and systems design services to facilitate the manufacture, assembly and commissioning of packaging equipment.

Job Requirements

  • Education generally equivalent to a (2) year degree in a Mechanical Design program, or related discipline or equivalent experience and specialized training
  • 0 to 3 years of mechanical design and documentation experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate design
  • Ability to use various precision measuring instruments
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, PDM, and ERP systems
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy and accountability
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks in a fast-paced environment


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs and/or coordinates packaging equipment mechanical component and mechanical systems design services.
  • Accurately and consistently applies engineering and manufacturing standards.
  • Creates and maintains mechanical component and systems documentation, such as BOMs, spares, flow charts, part drawings, assembly drawings, and schematics.
  • Provides support services relating to packaging equipment fabrication, assembly, checkout and start-up.
  • Provides OEM equipment and commercial item specification.
  • Provides creative and accurate design solutions.
  • Performs sizing and optimization analysis for making design recommendations.
  • Defines and carries out testing to determine relevance of a given design to a customer’s need or product design.
  • Manages or sustains design catalogs.
  • Performs strength, sizing calculations or other analytical techniques as needed in the design or modification of packaging equipment.
  • Communicates mechanical design intent to other departments/functions, ensuring that their requirements are fulfilled in the mechanical design.
  • Communicates with other departments/functions to resolve conflicts, deal with issues, and incorporate suggestion/decisions into mechanical designs.
  • Obtains quotations from vendors and parts set-up in ERP system.
  • Produces timely and detailed reports.
  • Understands packaging machines and process.
  • Attends trade shows as a technical resource.
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