• AFA Mechanical Engineer Associate

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/13/2018 3:00 PM)
    # of Openings
    1st Shift
    Company Division
  • Overview

    Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support of automotive automation/material handling systems in North America. The company is currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer Associate.


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; participating in creating and maintaining the systems that support engineering and enforce engineering standards. You will design, detail, test, and prototype mechanical components and/or electrical subsystems.


    Other Responsibilities:

    • Detailing of mechanical components and structural items. This will include dimensioning, Bill of Material updates, and modification to existing and standard drawings
    • Mechanical design of mechanical conveyor components, using AutoCAD or Inventor
    • Design of structural steel support system for Material Handling System by using AutoCAD or Inventor
    • Interface with fabrication/manufacturing team
    • Will require travel to Project sites and Manufacturing facilities
    • Perform other tasks as assigned


    • Excellent organizational/communication skills
    • Demonstrated PC skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Computer programming experience/interest desired
    • Automotive experience/interest desired
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD/3D CAD software, Inventor a plus 
    • Must be self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment
    • Hands-on experience is desired
    • Knowledge of mechanical systems (motors/chains), structural materials (steel beams/channels/angles), steel machining/welding practices desired


    Education and Experience

    Working on a Mechanical Engineer associate degree, B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology, or CAD Certification.

    0-2 years experience with mechanical design practices or structural design practices.


    Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.


    Daifuku America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to workforce diversity.

    M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. All resumes are held in confidence.


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