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Mechanical Engineer II

Company: Progress Rail
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job PurposeDesigns, analyzes, tests, and validates products and subsystems for performance/reliability improvement and cost reduction. Supports manufacturing and field service for new and existing components and designs. Designs and supports manufacturing solutions and collaborates with other supporting groups to rapidly develop new applications for a wide range of various locomotive systems within assigned functional area.Offering a $2500.00 Sign on BonusReq ID9644BRCityMontgomeryState:AlabamaCompany DescriptionRailroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.Key Job Elements Provides direction to designers and drafters in the creation and modification of engineering drawings and models; Supports production by diagnosing and solving problems with materials and processes to maintain or improve quality; Leads design reviews for assigned systems and participates in reviews for other systems; works with vendors and suppliers to specify new components and select appropriate components for designs; collaborates with engineers of other disciplines to integrate components into higher-level machine designs; Supports operations and service organizations in implementing and maintaining product through life cycle; works closely with Operations, Maintenance, Quality, and supporting functions to identify and address any issues affecting productivity and quality; Responsible for new product development, manufacturing processes, and assembly methods; utilizes data to plan and strategize countermeasures for equipment and process issues; Develops, writes, and coordinates Design Change Requests (DCR) and Manufacturing Change Requests (MCR) processes; Remains current on engineering resources and new products / processes; completes assigned Required Learning modules; Conducts testing and inspections at manufacturing and customer sites as required; Communicates with supply chain to purchase necessary components; Leads and manages projects, trains engineers and team members to ensure other functions meet appropriate specifications; Performs additional job-related duties and special projects as assigned.Education / TrainingBachelors degree in Engineering with 1-5+ years of experience (depending on position) in engineering, including experience in manufacturing, transportation, and/or machinery industries; hand tools experience; some engineering experience (mechanical/electrical).Qualifications and Experience Competent in engineering design/CAD software; able to perform standard engineering design calculation (stress, strain, heat transfer, pipe flows, etc.); Knowledge of applied mechanics, vibrations, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and manufacturing techniques; Proficiency in 2D and 3D CAD software; ability to accurately design, CAD and check a project with minimal supervision; Proficiency in computer programs relevant to assigned position, e.g., Matlab, PSIM, PLEX, NX Unigraphics, SAP, ERP LN 10.7, BAAN ERP, FEA, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD 2D, and Progress Rails specific programs and applications; Ability to read and understand specification and standards documents; proficient in interpreting and creating engineering drawings; Experience with project estimating and order management.BenefitsCompetitive Salary401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability InsuranceSupplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed moneyFlexible Spending AccountsPaid VacationPaid HolidaysPaid Time-Off (PTO)Employee Assistance PlanEducation Assistance ProgramEmployee Recognition ProgramsSite specific Production and Incentive PlansSite specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment PlansSite Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.EEOEqual Opportunity Employer Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesJob CategoryEngineeringPRS Facility LocationMontgomery, AL MOW - 080by Jobble

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