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Conveyor - Project Engineer - Farmington Hills, MI

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Company Name:Design Systems, Inc.
Location:Farmington Hills, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
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Position Duties:

This individual will work with project teams and is expected to be the lead on all conveyor engineering related items.

  • Assist in Managing process engineering, OEM suppliers engineering & fabrication, and field installation contracts
  • Assist in preparing engineering estimates and performance specifications for obtaining process engineering service contracts
  • Assist in preparing engineering estimates for fabrication & installation of conveyor, tooling & material handling systems.
  • Detailed understanding of chain pulls, cycle times, through put, and cording studies.
  • Support steel and screen guard layout engineering
  • Help review project milestone schedules for equipment fabrication & installation
  • Travel to fabrication & integration shops and plant sites as required to ensure fabrication & installation requirements are met
  • Provide technical support for installation & start-up of conveyor and tooling systems
  • Help monitor project progress to schedule & develop strategies to meet targets & provide management reports
  • Review shop drawings to ensure compliance with technical specifications and maintainability & quality objectives
  • Help coordinate field changes & prepare appropriate documentation
  • Attend contractor & Plant meetings as required to maintain project coordination
  • AutoCad layout and detailing of conveyor equipment
  • Help monitor contractor to compliance to safety standards.
  • Capable of laying out and designing conveyor systems.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 3 year's conveyor engineering experience
  • This position requires construction management experience as well as design experience
  • Familiarity with Power & Free, Air-B-Dip, CDLR, friction drive, monorails, AGV's and 2 strand conveyors.
  • Ability to layout conveyor, support steel, and screen guard.
  • Conveyor health inspections
  • Cycle time, chain pull, and other engineering studies
  • Ability to do long term travel (if necessary) a plus.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to Travel
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Personal Credit Card

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