Mechanical Engineer

Location: Watkins, Colorado Posted Date: January 21, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 830770 Careermine Job Id: 1412073

Job no: A011746
Work type: Full time
Location: United States
Experience Level: Experienced

About Orica
Orica is the world's largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling.

Orica has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders.

The Role - A011746 - Mechanical Engineer - Watkins, CO
• Design, develop, analyze and test automated systems through the use of mechanical, control, and electrical engineering disciplines.
• Design, build, test and modify product prototypes, including mechanical systems and other electronic components.
• Contribute to ongoing product support after design release through product validation testing and manufacturing to product end-of-life.

• B.S., M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar
• 3 - 5 years of experience designing and developing mechanical and electromechanical systems by applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials
• 3 - 5 years of CAD experience - SolidWorks Prefered
• Knowledge of hydraulic and pnuematic system design

Experience and Knowledge
• Working knowledge of manufacturing processes including machining, welding, sheet metal, plastic molding.
• Experience with rapid prototyping and fabrication techniques such as Stereo Lithography (SLA) and providing conceptual designs for marketing and design review purposes.
• Methodologies such as Design of Experiments (DOE practices) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM).
• Knowledge of statistical processes and controls, and their application to data analysis and decision-making.
• Tools such as Solidworks, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Labview
• Experience utilizing GD&T
• Knowledge of common mechanical and control system engineering principles used in design, including servo and hydraulic actuated robotics with control philosophies.
• Experienced in SolidWorks design, PID controllers, knowledgeable about de facto coding conventions including Linux, others.
• Experienced in automated system development, including feedback control actuation, Power Transmission - Industrial - large scale Automation Preferred.
• Ability to generate appropriate project notes and documentation to track progress and present such progress in weekly meetings and routine Design Reviews in a group setting.
• Ability to grasps early design concepts and translate them into a usable design. At times, starting with a focus on rapid prototyping / functional testing and ending with DFM consideration.
• Must be a self-starter with the ability to work on multiple tasks.
• Generate Bills of Materials and detailed Drawings for all Main and Sub-Assemblies of Design. Generate clear and concise work, assembly, and user instructions.
• Enter Item Master Specifications and Bills of Materials (with supporting relevant documents) into EPDM system to complement production drawings.
• A thorough understanding of common engineering standards for mobile equipment product development (3D modelling, design & drafting, GD&T).

What we offer
• The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organization;
• Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialize or become a generalist;
• A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged;
• Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth;
• Competitive salary packages.

Advertised: 19 Jan 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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