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Mechanical Engineer Supervisor - Automation

  • Location:
    Little Rock , Arkansas
  • Category:
    Engineering Management
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
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A Mechanical Engineer Supervisor - Automation job in Little Rock, AR is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. You must have a minimum of five years’ experience in a machine design or automation role. You will be responsible for managing the automation mechanical design team and assisting in the development of new High-Speed Custom Automation. You will lead the machine development process and guide the activities of engineers to create standard designs and innovative concepts for the automated assembly and testing of solutions. This will be a DIRECT HIRE role. The salary range for this position is between $95,000 and $110,000 per year.
***Must be able to work in the US without restrictions***
***No, Corp to Corp, Sponsorship, OPT, or CPT***

The Mechanical Engineer Supervisor - Automationjob responsibilities include:
- Provide assembly feasibility (Design for Manufacturability) and equipment cost estimates to the new product development team and ensure each product is reviewed for robust part design and manufacturability. Also ensure proper review meetings are held and FMEA, DFM activity and analyses are performed to yield a manufacturable product.
- Lead and support the automation engineering team by developing Project and Design Engineers and Draftspersons. Provide performance reviews and feedback on a regular basis. Improve the systems used to manage projects and processes. Manage workload, including hiring and training of outside suppliers.
- Work with engineers to confirm design completion dates. Prioritize work and delegate assignments to engineers.
- Design new products using Siemens NX CAD software.
- Attend Design Reviews and PFMEA’s while working with design engineers to improve current and future designs of automation.
- Work with Project Engineers to track project status using internal methods for summarizing component cost, labor, and lead-time. Monitor BOMs and Major Issues Lists for completion.

- Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
- Five plus years of Automation or Machine Design experience.
- Three plus years of Project Management experience.
- Expertise in the design and documentation of machine assemblies in CAD.
- Understanding of GD&T and knowledge of where to preform tolerance analysis and finite element analysis.
- Strong mechanical aptitude.
- Ability to read and interpret tool detail, assembly, electrical, and pneumatic drawings.
- Knowledge of stamped and molded part inspection, test methods, and associated equipment desired.
- Development of direct-report team through training and job instruction.
- Willingness to work occasional overtime and weekends as needed.
- Travel as required to remote plants, facilities, customers, or suppliers.

If you are interested in this Direct Hire Mechanical Engineer Supervisor - Automation job in Little Rock, AR then please send your resume to For other opportunities, available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position, please contact Dustin Jarvis at (469) 287-0619.

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