Mechanical Engineer II

Montgomery, AL

Posted: 09/13/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $58,000 - $67,000

Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering?  If you said yes, we are looking for you!

We have a manufacturing plant in Montgomery that is looking for a Mechanical Engineer II to join their team. 


The Mechanical Engineer II is a critical position in leading sustaining engineering activities and new product development for domestic and international rail maintenance of way (MoW) projects. The position will require directing designers and draftsman with a sense of urgency, passion, creativity and inspiring others in a fast-paced positive work environment.


The Mechanical Engineer II Responsibilities:

  • Must be a trained engineer in mechanical design for pneumatic and hydraulic systems along with mechatronics.
  • DFMEA and PFMEA generation; to provide feedback to management for risk mitigation.
  • Design for Manufacture (DFM) through knowledge of manufacturing to support on-site equipment utilization and manufacturing competencies.
  • Implementation of 5S and continuous improvement / lean manufacturing principles.
  • Work in a cross-functional team environment to develop innovative solutions with input from customers, operators, service technicians, engineers, manufacturing assemblers along with aftermarket sales team members.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical properties of materials, component selection for performance and duty cycle, and a wide understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes for heavy equipment production.
  • Must be able to develop and execute machine design that meets minimum standard requirements. Experience with international standards (ISO, EN, CE, etc..) is  a plus. 
  • Working in a data driven decision environment where Root Cause and Corrective Action are well documented.
  • Performing the design, analysis, testing and documentation of mobile equipment mechanical systems and components.

Requirements for the Mechanical Engineer II:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering and manufacturing environment. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the design of complex machinery.
  • Comprehend customer specifications, railroad regulations, and government regulations to determine proper design parameters for custom product design.
  • Capable of travelling to remote locations as needed to gather data and feedback on equipment performance.
  • Producing an error free engineering design package using sound engineering practices.
  • Analysis of others' work product, as well as that of electrical products, components, and applications, to make improvements as required
  • Proficient computer experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient computer experience in 3D and 2D engineering CAD.
  • Proficient experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Involves frequent bending, kneeling, stooping, lifting, climbing and walking on gravel and other uneven surfaces.
  • Must work in all types of weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, wind, dust, extreme heat/cold).
  • Other duties as assigned.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

The salary range for this position is $58,000k-$67,000k depending on experience.

All offers of employment are contingent on a background check and drug test.

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