Mechanical and Field Controls Engineer (OTW)

  • Willoughby, OH 44094, USA
  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st Shift

Company Description

Bevcorp LLC is a team of passionate people, with can-do attitudes who act safely and with urgency and passion to provide high value and innovative solutions to our customers. We are a full-service provider of packaging equipment. We offer solutions for filling, blending, container handling and seamer equipment, parts and service needs. Throughout our Bevcorp Filling, Microblend, FCI Handling and East Coast Seamers Divisions, we provide unparalleled service to the food and beverage industries.

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer

  • Mechanical Design of new/modified industrial packaging machinery
  • Reverse engineering of machine parts
  • Manage Research and Development projects for filling and packaging technology
  • Work on a team with a Mechanical Designer, check drawings and models for accuracy
  • Support to Production and Assembly departments
  • Support for field audits, equipment startups, and new product testing
  • Bill of Material and Part creation/management
  • Customer Service Support
  • Cost/Time Estimation of projects
  • Support to Technical Writer for catalog/manual development
  • Process Improvement

Field Controls Engineer

  • Conduct electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams and provide customer documentation as needed
  • Ability and comfort programming PLC, HMI, Motion Control, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Vision Systems and other types of electronic devices
  • Support Electricians and the entire project team including Project Manager, Machine Builders, and customer team
  • Flexibility and comfort troubleshooting issues that arise
  • Travel to install the site for install and runoffs with the customer when applicable and necessary
  • Professional management of customer relationship and requests
  • Real-time communication with company management on developments
  • Teach less experienced Controls Engineers and Electricians
  • Provide application/control systems design and development for systems of varying complexity.
  • Develop and evaluate alternative system solutions that meet stated requirements.
  • Modify program/system logic involving multiple systems and subsystems.
  • Develop proficiency in several programming languages and control device networks for PLCs, PCs, or DCS systems.
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays and unexpected costs
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team
  • Support sales team in pre-sales technical concepts
  • Interpret customer requirements, address design and engineering parameters, and ensure solutions are implemented accurately and within budget
  • Exhibit a continual commitment to safety, understand risks, keep up on safety training, report/document incidents as required.
  • Adapt to changing priorities while working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Write functional requirement specifications, including safety standards, interlocks, and alarms, based on expected functionality.
  • Take responsibility for personal development and continued education; accept and utilize coaching and mentoring from above, provide the same for greener team members.
  • Take a lead role in project progress and decision making, especially with less-senior employees.
  • Integration of machine control hardware
  • Layout of machine control panels
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Manages electrical elements of R&D projects
  • Processing of Engineering Change Orders
  • Support to Production and Assembly departments
  • Support for field audits, equipment startups, and new product testing
  • Bill of Material and Part creation/management
  • Customer Service Support
  • Cost/Time Estimation of projects
  • Support to Technical Writer for catalog/manual development
  • Process Improvement
  • Working Knowledge of PackML

Qualifications

MECHANICAL ENGINEER EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or 5+ Years Machine Design or Equivalent Experience
  • Demonstrated Advanced AutoCAD Mechanical or SolidWorks skills
  • Experience in a structured new product development environment
  • Able to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Experience working with a variety of different materials including Polycarbonates, Stainless Steel, Rubbers, Etc.
  • Knowledge of fluid dynamics
  • Design for cost-effectiveness and manufacturability
  • Design of Industrial machinery, preferably beverage/packaging equipment
  • Travel 0-10%

CONTROLS ENGINEER EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficiency with Rockwell Automation software for PLCs , Drives, and MMI
  • Experience in a structured new product development environment
  • Able to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Design for cost-effectiveness and manufacturability
  • Travel 50%-75%
  • At least five (5) years’ experience with automated equipment / machinery
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred
  • Ability to design electrical schematics in AutoCAD Electrical or similar software
  • High regard for safety standards
  • Servo design, development, and troubleshooting experience of advanced motion control systems including multi-axis, coordinated axis applications is a plus. (Rockwell Kinetix experience is a plus).
  • Packaging or Food & Beverage experience preferred.
  • Experience successfully managing technical projects through the entire project cycle including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, commissioning, and closing phases.
  • Familiar with common Project Management tools for managing budget, schedule, and scope of various size projects.
  • Experience mentoring engineers on a technical level.

Additional Information

The benefits of joining our team

Because we seek to hire the best people, we work hard to provide benefits that make their lives better, so we offer a comprehensive benefit program which features:

  • health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans
  • a 401(k) plan in with a generous company match
  • financial protection through disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment insurance plans
  • tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health-care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • a generous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure with the company

When you join our team, you do more than simply switch companies to progress your career. You become part of our family, a group of talented women and men who drive business success.