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Associate Mechanical Engineer

ACIETA Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description


This position will be responsible for the mechanical design of robotic automation systems.

Essential Functions:

Design robotic automation projects within defined time frame and budget allowance by performing the following duties.

  • Evaluate project definition and formulate conceptual design and technical requirements.  Analyze projects for technical feasibility regarding engineering, manufacturability, and cost implications.  Draw on personal technical expertise to assist personnel in accomplishing project commitments.  Experience in designing and sizing complex mechanical components, assemblies, and robots.
  • Perform mechanical design of robotic cells.  This includes detailed design of cell components, as well as overall cell layout.
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and quotations to represent realistic expectations of the capabilities and the profitability goals of Acieta.
  • Lead meeting consistent with company procedures for design evaluation, design/drawing releases, project status, and project kick-off.  Modify schedules or plans required to maintain required goals within reasonable limits.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must adhere to company core values:
    • Positive Attitude - We are fix focused, no excuses, and lead by example
    • Passion / Hunger - A relentless pursuit for excellence
    • Ownership - It is my responsibility; I will get it done
    • Trustworthy - Our commitment is our bond
    • Customer First - We think of the customer as ourselves

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.  Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Engineering Degrees considered.
  • Proficiency in AutoDesk AutoCAD and Inventor. Experience with other 3D and 2D CAD software considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of mechanical design in the robotics or automation industry.
  • Experience in designing systems that utilize many different pieces of equipment
  • Experience in MS Excel.
  • Manufacturing or Machine Tool Load/Unload experience; including workholding and fixturing a plus

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Job Details

Date Posted March 7, 2019
Date Closes July 26, 2019
Address 2906 21st Avenue
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Engineering
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers
Zipcode 51501
Name Christy Briley
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, IA 51501
FAX (712) 2418-8899

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement

This job requires the following skills

  • Epicor HCM
  • 3D Modeling
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office
  • Manufacturing - Engineering
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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