Mechanical Design Engineer

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Date: Aug 9, 2017

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

Dart Container has the ability to hire at the Mid or Senior Levels

Apply design engineering knowledge and skills for moderately complex engineering projects.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage, prioritize and complete projects or programs of moderate size, scope, and duration
  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters
  • Design products, components, assemblies, and/or equipment related to discipline
  • Conduct research and analysis, and recommend designs
  • Create 3D models of complex systems or products using CAD
  • Coordinate interrelated designs
  • Create parts list
  • Receive and review process and product requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • May conduct machine/tooling builds of medium complexity
  • Work directly with, and may lead machine or product line installations
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document engineering solutions
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor lower level engineers

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal Design Engineer must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of related design engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of related design engineering experience
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • A favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with thermoforming or injection molding processes, or foam, plastic, or paper products 

 

The ideal Senior Design Engineer must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6) years of related design engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of related design engineering experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Advanced knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Advanced knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • A favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with thermoforming or injection molding processes, or foam, plastic, or paper products

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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