At Amsted Rail, we pride ourselves in our results-oriented culture of innovation and we offer a number of career focused benefits for the employee:
Challenging, creative work environment in a dedicated innovation center
Access to tools / controls / equipment focused on 6 axis robot cell & tool development
The candidate will have the opportunity to work under the supervision world-class cross functional team of engineers.
Flexible work schedule
Competitive benefits package
Lead mechanical design work to develop new and innovative robotic automation cells.
Design and analyze platforms and support structures for load rating.
Design and justify load ratings for lifting / rigging equipment
Apply theoretical knowledge of design and mechanical engineering principals to design electro-mechanical systems related to mechanical function, structural analysis, aesthetic design, etc. Develop general arrangements, space studies, as necessary.
Perform hands-on work with mechanical components and systems. Personally, or collaboratively perform construction and test of prototypes or proof of concept models.
Execute design iterations to create reliable and long-life products
Translate machine design compliance, design requirements, and machine safety as required per project
Direct the preparation of design drawings and specifications, and perform required project management tasks focused on fabrication of designs & concepts.
JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
BS Degree Mechanical or Structural Engineering preferred or 3+ years of relative experience to be considered in other fields
Professional Engineering (PE) license required KS, OH, IA, AL or a Full state compact required.
Experience with ANSI design machine and structural design specifications a must
High level of proficiency with SolidWorks CAD software is strongly preferred. Proficiency in other 3D CAD software acceptable.
Experience in designing electro-mechanical systems, control systems, pneumatic systems, fluidic pumps, robotic end-of-arm-tooling, and mechanism designs are all relevant.
Experience designing load rated platforms or structures required.
Proven experience working in cross functional teams developing machines/products from concept to fabrication.
Knowledge of material selection, engineering first principles, tolerance analysis, DFM/DFA, design failure mode and effect analysis (DFMEA) and various manufacturing processes and techniques is required.
Experience using computational tools for structural analysis (FEA) and dynamic mechanical performance a plus.