Job Description - Applications Engineer II in Buffalo Grove
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Applications Engineer II

Ref: US_EN_6_971649_1465829

Posted on 20 September 2022

Summary:

Designs and directs installation of mechanical or electromechanical products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs, which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
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  • • Determines feasibility of designing new equipment considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors.
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  • • Provides technical information materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.
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  • • Confers with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops design.
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  • • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
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  • • Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype product or system.
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  • • Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or product.
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  • • Plans and develops experimental test programs.
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  • • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
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  • • Confers with research and other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
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  • • Evaluates engineering test results for possible application to developments of systems or other uses.
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  • • Design and modify designs of electro pneumatic door actuation systems; sheet metal components, along with other design structures related to door systems.
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    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science degree (B. S.) in engineering with 3 – 6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on instruction and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job function does not require exercising independent judgment.

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • • Mechanical Design - Ability to create production drawings form pre-existing models using model dimensions. Create new models based on pre-existing conditions.
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  • • Mechanical Analysis - Understand engineering statics.
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  • • Mechanical Elements and Processes - Understand elements and processes such as fastener types.
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  • • Practical knowledge of basic trigonometry, basic algebra, and quadratic equations
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  • • Ability to utilize Creo – basic modeling and assembly, technical drawing standards and drafting practices, sections, detail views and exploded assemblies
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  • • Have basic proficiency in Microsoft Project.
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    Physical Demands:

  • • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
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    Work Environment:

  • • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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  • • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
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