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Mechanical Engineer

Application Deadline: October 31, 2017

Location: Fremont, OH

Motion Controls Robotics, located in Fremont, Ohio, is looking for a full time Mechanical Engineer to join their growing team. Candidate must be a self-starter, have strong engineering & leadership skills, desire to work in a collaborative environment. A strong ability to design based on industry standards and customer requirements is needed.  The position is responsible for providing a working concept and development of functional designs in 2D or 3D from a variety of electromechanical/pneumatic devices. The designs will be based on information provided by the sales department in the form of written descriptions, sketches of two dimensional drawings. The position also needs to design and build robotic integrated solutions for the manufacturing and material handling industry, design concepts, get approval to build, detail build package, purchase components, customer run-off, and manage the overall build process and complete manual for customer. Must possess a good attitude, good communication skills, safety conscience, and the ability to work well with others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Break down a quoted system into its various sub systems and determine possible problem areas
  • Come up with creative solutions to complex functional challenges
  • Create working drawings for detailing
  • Create pneumatic of hydraulic circuits for system operation
  • Create a sequence of operation in conjunction with electrical/controls/robotics engineers
  • Work with detailers and drafters to produce a final print package for the shop
  • Resolve design/functional issues that arise during system setup and installation
  • Position requires some to moderate travel
  • Design concept derived from customer & Sales input
  • Tailor design to available time and budget
  • Create Inertia calculations for End of Arm Tools for mating robot
  • Risk studies for robotic cells
  • Develop a bill of materials for all purchased mechanical components
  • Enter all drawings to be released to shop through Encompix (ERP system)
  • Quote all purchased items prior to buying in Encompix and release purchase orders
  • Follow through with the build process and assist the shop with added direction
  • Provide a customer run off at the end of the build phase
  • Get pictures of the finished product before shipping
  • Prep and instruct the install crew for installation process at customer facility
  • Generate a 2D final drawing package for customer
  • Prepare owner’s manual for customer
  • Support the shop while a project is being built and assembled

Desired Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and at least three years of job-related experience
  • Previous shop floor, assembly or maintenance work experience
  • Very high mathematical skills, very high reasoning skills, high communication skills
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience and interest in robotics and custom machine design and build preferred


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance with optional Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan with partial company match
  • Supplemental Aflac Insurance (Accident, Hospital, Cancer and Voluntary Life)
  • Profit-Sharing Incentive
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement

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