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Mechanical Engineer I

  • COUNTRY: United States
  • CONTRACT: Unlimited contract

Group, Company and Organisation

MGS is a leader and benchmarked among our peers in the industry. Founded in 1979, we design and build state of the art packaging automation equipment. With over 15,000 machines installed in 27 countries, our machines are a standard within the life sciences, ammunition, food and cosmetic markets. MGS is known and respected for innovation, integrity, and collaboration which are tenets of our Company’s values.   

MGS has six core values which are pervasive throughout the organization and guide interactions with employees, vendors, customers, business partners, and the greater community. These values include: being passionate experts, customer focused, caring for the community, teamwork, problem solving, and maintaining a can-do attitude.   

MGS is now part of the Coesia Group, a global company with more than 5,000 employees and $2 billion in annual revenues. Coesia North American resources include 3 divisions, four manufacturing plants and more than 800 US-based staff members.

Coesia is a group of innovation-based industrial and packaging solutions companies operating globally, headquartered in Bologna Italy and owned by Isabella Seràgnoli. Coesia’s companies are leaders in the sectors of advanced automated machinery and materials, industrial process solutions and precision gears. Coesia customers are leading players in a broad range of industries, including Aerospace, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Healthcare, Luxury Goods, Pharmaceutical, Racing & Automotive and Tobacco. The history of the Group is founded on the passion for innovation, technological excellence and international vocation that have made it a beacon of excellence on the ever more competitive global marketplace. Innovation is part of human evolution and Coesia in 2016 invested between 3-5% of sales in R&D.

Coesia’s companies are: ACMA, CERULEAN, CIMA, CITUS KALIX, EMMECI, FLEXLINK, G.D, GDM, GF, HAPA, IPI, MGS, MOLINS, NORDEN, R.A JONES, SACMO, SASIB, VOLPAK. The Group has 100 operating units (59 of which with production facilities) in 32 countries, a turnover forecast in 2017 of approximately 1,600 million Euro and more than 6,800 employees.

Main Responsibilities / Activities

The Mechanical Engineer I - Secondary Packaging Lead is responsible for the creation of mechanical designs that meet the technical, project cost, and schedule criteria of projects.  Leading projects through the design and also being a technical contact (both internally and externally) through manufacturing, assembly, debug, final acceptance, and service.

1.     Concept Develop/Design to Standards: Concept and layout technical solutions using MGS standards and/or new technology. Complies and analyzes operational, test and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified machines. Prepare machine layout and detailed drawings.

2.     Deliver Project Scope/Schedule/Budget: Control project costs through efficient design practices.

3.     Documentation: Maintain all technical documentation for assigned projects including but not limited to Functional Specifications, Flow Diagrams, Floorplans, Utility Requirements, …

4.     Lead Design Teams: Project lead, technical contact providing project support through manufacturing, assembly and debug and final acceptance.

5.     Technical Expert/Support: Keep abreast of new applicable technologies. Provide Service support for past projects. Support internal and customer design reviews

6.     Implement Product Standards: Maintain engineering standards

General Responsibilities:

1.     Sales support:  technical consultation, review of customer specifications

2.     Provide support for Customer FAT activities.

3.     Analyzes designs to increase safety, effectiveness and efficiency and reduce costs.

4.     Support and promote the Company’s values through day-to-day words, actions and gestures.

Basic Requirements

1.     BSME or equivalent or 2 year AA degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience

2.     1+ year of automated machine design experience  preferred (with BMSE) or 8+ automated machine design experience with 2 year AA degree (packaging industry preferred)

3.     Proficient in Solid Works

4.     Thorough understanding of machine design including Mechanisms,  Pneumatics, Control devices, Manufacturing practices

5.     Proven problem solving skills

6.     Excellent communication skills, written and oral

7.     Effective interpersonal skills working in an team environment

8.     Strong planning and prioritization skills including the ability to work with limited supervision

Please note:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.