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Mechanical Application Engineer

Company: U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC
Location: Sandusky
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescription:The TSUBAKI name is synonymous with excellence in quality, dependability and customer service. U.S. Tsubaki is a leading manufacturer and supplier of power transmission and motion control products. As a part of a vast, international network of corporate and industrial resources, Tsubaki offers its customers the finest state-of-the-art products available in the world and we strive to be the Best Value supplier in the industry.The Mechanical Application Engineer plays a critical role within the Engineering Chain Division and is responsible for providing the technical support necessary to correctly select and apply the appropriate products to achieve reliable success for both the customer and the company. The position will proactively engage and collaborate with inside and outside sales, product management, design engineering, manufacturing, and the customer. In addition to technical product support, the position is also responsible for product cost estimating. This requires a sound analytical mindset with strong attention to detail as quotation accuracy ultimately impacts the overall competitiveness and performance of the division.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are included but not limited to this job description – other tasks may be assigned and expected to be performed. Product Cost Estimating and Application Assistance:

  • Generates cost estimates utilizing internal quotation program as well as from-scratch cost estimates.
  • Effectively communicates engineering/technical requirements to both internal and external customers.
  • Follows the corporate design manual in specifying chains, sprockets, and conveyor chain accessories to meet customer requirements.
  • Uses engineering principles in coordination with or in the absence of established standards.
  • Provides advice and technical support relative to product design to internal and external sales representatives, product management, quality, and manufacturing.
  • Cross checks estimates and proposals of other engineers.Product Analysis:
    • Completes Returned Goods Analyses (RGAs) and Corrective Actions in a timely fashion as assigned.
    • Analyzes worn and/or broken chains for wear. Determines modes and methods of failure and offers suggestions for chain and system changes and improvements based on company design guidelines.
    • Prepares and reviews customer and internally focused reports covering findings of RGAs including suggestions for improvements and systems changes.
    • Investigates alternate designs and/or processes for continuous improvement (value analysis) resulting in added value to the product, long term quality improvements and/or cost reductions.
    • Analyzes and evaluates new technologies to design new products or to improve existing designs.
    • Conducts product testing for competitive analysis.
    • Establishes design specifications for specific customer requirements.
    • At times, may travel to customer locations to trouble shoot systems and conveyor chain issues.Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree (BS) in Mechanical Engineering (or Technology), with 2 years of related experience or Associate's Degree with 6-10 years of related experience.
      • Strong mechanical aptitude with a problem-solving mindset.
      • Ability to apply principles of logic, engineering, and/or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
      • Excellent mathematical and reasoning skills with ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, algebraic equations, and statistical concepts.
      • Strong ability to perform cost analysis, mechanical system analysis, variance reports, test sampling, correlations, etc.
      • Accurate measurement skills.
      • The ability to read and understand technical drawings.
      • Proficiency in computer software such as Word, Excel, Power Point, QAD and file management.
      • Minimal travel up to once per quarter may be required.U.S. Tsubaki offers a competitive compensation package, including health benefits effective on date of hire, generous 401(k) match and profit sharing, education reimbursement, and annual bonus potential.Tsubaki is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/DisabilityPM21

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Keywords: U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC, Lorain , Mechanical Application Engineer, Engineering , Sandusky, Ohio

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