Sr. Mechanical Engineer-Racking

Excel Talent Solutions

Seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to design racking systems for highly complex conveyor systems.

Sr. Mechanical Engineer
 
MUST HAVE experience with Designing Racking systems.  Other items to have experience include:
  • Gravity Flow Systems
  • Platform Structures
  • Pick Modules
  • Push Back
  • Carton Flow
  • Racking
  • AutoCad
 In addition, this person will need experience with:
  • Quotes
  • Estimating
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  
JOB SUMMARY:  
 
The Sr. Mechanical Rack Engineer will be responsible for creating cost effective solutions for our Client’s Warehouse & Distribution Center Operations.  They will be responsible for responding to our Client’s RFPs & SOWs that contain pre-engineered Pick Modules, Platforms & Rack Systems.  The Senior Storage Engineer should be able to complete all aspects of the solution from collecting project specific requirements & data, analyzing the information & data, determining the optimal solution, designing the system, selecting and specifying materials & equipment, creating & modifying drawings, preparing BOMs & RFPs, preparing cost & installation estimates and creating the proposal.  
 
The Sr. Mechanical Rack Engineer will also be responsible for reviewing Supplier Quotes & Specifications for accuracy and final selection, issuance of POs and the preparation of Installation Documents & Drawings. They will provide Site Support on an as needed basis during installation and prepare As Built Drawings at the completion of the Project, incorporating any field modifications as necessary. 
 
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
  • Review Client RFPs, SOWs & Drawings to determine possible solutions and coordinate appropriate resources for response 
  • Review Client requirements, data & information and, if necessary, visit the Client site to gather additional data or validate existing conditions 
  • Create detailed design documentation & drawings, select and specify materials & equipment, prepare BOMs & RFPs for issuance to Suppliers, prepare cost & installation estimates, and create the proposal 
  • Review Supplier Quotes & Specifications for accuracy and final selection, issue POs and prepare Installation Documents & Drawings 
  • Provide Site Support as needed during installation and prepare As Built Drawings at the completion of the Project 
  • Attend Project/Client meetings as required; nurture and develop relationships with Clients & Suppliers 
  • Utilize AutoCAD for creating and modifying drawings; Use current best design practices for material handling systems 
  • Maintain accurate and detailed Project design notes 
  • Upload all relevant Project Documentation & Drawings to Company Server 
  • Adhere to all Company and industry design standards and attend Company training as required 
  • Work to expand technical knowledge of industry best practices and latest technology 
  • Support creation and enhancement of Company standards, documentation & procedures to improve the quality and efficiency of the Engineering Group 
  • Proactively seek work to maintain high Project utilization 
  • Mentor and train other Storage Engineers, troubleshoot Client issues and challenges 
  
QUALIFICATIONS:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college with 10 years of relevant work experience, or Associates Degree in Engineering from an accredited college with 15 years of relevant work experience, or High School Diploma with 20 years of relevant work experience 
  • Extensive knowledge of all types of Storage Systems equipment including Pick Modules, Platforms, Pallet/Hand Stack Racking, Flow Systems (Carton Flow, Pallet Flow & PushBack), Drive-In Rack, Cantilever Rack and Bin Shelving  
  • Extensive knowledge of all types of Warehouse & Distribution Center Material Handling Equipment, including Fork-Lifts, Order Pickers, Turret Trucks, Industrial Robots and LGV’s/AGVs 
  • Extensive knowledge of Warehouse & Distribution Center Conveyance, Sortation and Packaging Equipment  
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD 
  • Extensive experience working with MS Project and MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint) 
 
SKILLS/ABILITIES:  
  • Strong team management, collaboration and communication skills (written & verbal) 
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills 
  • Must be reliable, provide timely responses and consistent follow-up 
  • Ability to work effectively on a team and support high levels of performance 
  • Ability to self-motivate and adapt to changing priorities 
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions 
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally 
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job