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The Gleason Works Mechanical Design Engineer in Dayton, Ohio

. Purpose of Position

To provide and ensure technical excellence and practicality as a professional individual and team contributor supporting and applying mechanical engineering analysis, concept design and detailed mechanical design for new, existing and legacy Gleason Metrology Systems’ (GMS) products. To support engineering activities related to new product development activities for Gleason Metrology Systems utilizing Gleason Product Development process. To drive the design maintenance and enhancement of current Gleason products based on requirements collected from Gleason global sales, applications and field service personnel. Job requires up to 5% travel (both foreign and domestic).

II. Key Responsibilities

  • Directly contribute to the mechanical engineering design analysis of custom gear metrology systems design and provide the mechanical engineering leadership on various customer specific machine design projects and system solutions

  • Lead the development of high quality metrology machines incorporating the Voice of the Customer (VOC), state-of-the-art technologies combined with creative thinking to consistently exceed customer expectations.

  • Establish processes/procedures for the effective operation of the engineering department - encompassing specification, design, prototype development, testing, documentation, production and field support.

  • Provide project management for multidisciplinary projects involving engineering

  • Develop, revise and monitor suitable metrics to measure the quality of engineering designs. Show continuous improvement in the quality of GMS products.

  • Plan and complete engineering projects to schedule and within budget

  • Plan and coordinate training and development of hardware engineering department.

  • Support customer service issues in a timely manner.

    III. Relationships

    · Reports to General Manager – Sales & Engineering

    · Facilitates support for service department to resolve field issues in a timely manner.

    · Facilitates support for production personnel during machine build and applications engineering during machine runoffs.

    · Takes ownership of engineering issues impacting past due accounts receivables (AR).

    · Facilitates accurate and timely responses to requests for quotations (RFQs) related to new/custom engineered products.

    · Represents Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Contract Reviews and communicates closely with Sales and Marketing Team to ensure clear definition of engineered-to-order components.

    IV. Measures of Performance

  • On Time Delivery (OTD) of production machines and other GMS products and after-market services by providing engineering support as required.

  • On Time Delivery of ETO designs to facilitate on-time shipments to customers.

  • First Pass Yield (FPY). Reduce the rework by establishing and consistently following engineering processes. Engineering Design Quality issues (ITLs) reported during production and from the field will be used to measure performance in this area.

  • Gleason Product Development (GPD) metrics will be used to measure the effectiveness of new product development.

  • Efficiency of the engineering department as measured by number and quality of new products/features/options released

    V. Competence and Skill

    · A Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering is required.

    · 2-3 years' experience in high-precision machine tool design such as Gear Metrology Machines, CMMs or related electro-mechanical systems is required.

    · 2-3 years' experience in highly engineered Product and Project Management is required.

    · 2-3 years' experience in hand-on machine design experience involving new product development and CAD software packages.

    · Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and guide a team of mechanical/electrical engineers

    Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic

    violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

Job Details

Job Family GMS

Job Function Indirect

Pay Type Salary