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Mechanical Engineer

Company: The Aagard Group LLC
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionPosition Objective:

  • Through the practice of servant leadership; enhance people's lives; creating machine concepts to build packaging equipment; safely deliver quality, best value products and services, on time, to internal and external customers.Primary Responsibilities: -
    • Create sound machine concepts including layout, timing, and drives
    • Problem solving and solution recommendation
    • Provide engineering support to customers including field issues, retrofits, size changes, and parts questions
    • Support the testing and installation of equipment
    • Assist with training of internal and external customers
    • Follow safe work practices
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of Aagard's standards
    • Provide support to the Aftermarket Services department
    • Recommend and implement up-to-date processes to increase efficiency and reduce costs
    • Communicate openly, share knowledge, build positive collaboration between departments and team members
    • Support and contribute to department and company metrics
    • Be actively engaged in continuous improvement projects and cultureGeneral Responsibilities:
      • Adhere to, support and promote the Aagard vision and culture statements
      • Demonstrate professional, respectful interaction with other team members
      • Accurately and professionally represent Aagard to customers and vendors
      • Other duties as assigned
      • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
      • Knowledge of motion and timing including limits/guidelines
      • Understanding and ability to create machine timing charts
      • Mechanical, controls, and electrical system knowledge
      • Experience with multi drive automation projects (servo based)
      • Ability to lead projects
      • 2D and 3D CAD experience
      • Ability to develop new designs or improve existing designs for simplification and better value
      • Knowledge of material types and properties and purchased parts used in automated equipment
      • Mechanical, controls, and electrical system knowledge
      • Understanding of parts fabrication, standard manufacturing tolerances, and tolerance stack-up
      • Understanding of what drives costs including best value tolerances
      • Relevant math skills such as timing, sprocket ratios, linkages, and air/vacuum
      • Experience with Microsoft Office products
      • Ability to visualize concepts
      • Ability to accept assignment broad in nature
      • Ability to work under minimal supervision
      • Strong time management and organizational skills
      • Ability to communicate with a variety of people both verbally and in writing, including presentation skills
      • Self-starter, creative and problem solver
      • Ability to apply statistical tools to get to the root cause
      • Passion for excellence
      • Value and build a culture of measurement
      • Ability to work independently and execute a plan
      • Ability to travel up to 30% of the timePreferred Experience/Skills:
        • Experience in the following areas will be helpful to this position: project management, service/field work, sheet metal fabrication, wash-down applications, identifying and evaluating new products with vendors, testing and debug, machine controls, cartoning, sleeving, case packing, custom automation

Keywords: The Aagard Group LLC, Alexandria , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Alexandria, Virginia

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