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Mechanical Applications Engineer Job at PACCAR Winch

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Type: Full Time
Location: Moline, Illinois

Job Description:

Location: Moline, IL, US

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR WINCH INC is a wholly owned subsidiary of PACCAR, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. PACCAR WINCH INC manufactures high quality industrial winches, hoists and drives for the oil/gas, construction, utility and specialty markets. PACCAR Winch is headquartered in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma but this position can be based any where in the United States. Benefits include: PACCAR retirement plan, 401K + 5% matching, BCBS medical insurance, dental, vision and company paid life insurance. Company provided STD & LTD disability coverage, 12 paid holidays and paid vacation. PACCAR Winch Inc does require applicants to complete a background check and drug test as a condition of employment. Our goal is for all employees to work safely without injury, maintaining the highest safety standards in compliance with Company safety policies. EOE/Disabled/Vets.

Mechanical Applications Engineer

The Mechanical Applications Engineer is a critical technical resource between the engineering design group, the sales group, and the customer. The Applications Engineer is responsible for adapting existing product offerings and or creating new offerings to satisfy varying industry applications. As the key technical advisor, the Applications Engineer must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions with given technical specifications to ensure successful product launch and customer satisfaction through all stages of the product development and sales processes. This role offers professional development and access to global opportunities in a challenging, high performance environment where the candidate will be able to achieve a rewarding career that reflects the individual s talents and aspirations.

Primary Responsibilities

* Maintain expert level of product knowledge and application

* Articulate product offerings and key features to business and technical users

* Lead the design and development of new product offerings and adaptations of existing product offerings

* Utilize 3D Modeling Software (Creo) to create and analyze designs

* Create detailed drawings and BOMs of new parts and assemblies as required

* Coordinate and complete projects and design efforts with other groups and departments within the company

* Direct and conduct necessary research incidental to designs

* Hands-on installation and testing of prototypes

Additional Responsibilities

* Develop, maintain, and present project metrics: cost, performance, milestone/timeline as directed

* Utilize and maintain Six Sigma, DFSS, and Lean tools throughout the design and validation process

* Travel to customer sites to perform initial installation and analysis as required

* Document installation process and requirements for use during future sales and installations

Qualifications Required

* BSME or other applicable 4-year Engineering or Engineering Technology Degree

* 5+ years of experience in Engineering, Design, Service, or Applications

* Proficient in Microsoft Office

* Proficient in 3D modeling software (Creo preferred)

* Strong communication and personable skills

* Experience with hydraulics (specifically mobile hydraulics) and mechanical systems

* Ability to read hydraulic schematics and assembly prints

* Mechanical aptitude with the ability to perform hands-on work during prototype installations

* Capable of working independently on projects with limited support from others

* Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Qualifications Preferred

* 5+ years of related crawler type tractor experience

* Fluid Power and Hydraulic Circuit knowledge

* Machining, fabrication and casting design experience

* Proficiency with Creo and Windchill

* Proficiency with data acquisition systems such as LabView, HyDAQ, or SOMAT

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Nearest Secondary Market: Moline
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