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Engineer I - (Mechanical) - Continuous Improvements

Company: GILLIG
Location: Livermore
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Job Description:

GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA.JOB SUMMARYThis Aftermarket & Improvements Engineering position is responsible for engineering design and support for both GILLIG Parts sales, production as well as Continuous Improvement projects.--Duties involve engineering assistance, creating aftermarket kits, problem resolution, identify/provide cost reduction efforts and other engineering duties in support of the design and manufacturing of specific components and simple sub-systems.--This person will have direct influence at the part level to optimize the piece parts and simple sub-systems.--This position reports to the Engineering Supervisor, but may also get direction/guidance from senior engineers.--This is a direct, full-time position with GILLIG.TECHNICAL FOCUSHVAC and air systemsFiberglass, thermal forming plasticsSheet metal and tube structure design--JOB RESPONSIBILITIESAbility to communicate component level design/idea to internal/external customersEvaluates customer product requirements and develops product designs to meet customer needsOptimize designs via analytical, numerical and/or empirical assessments. Make mechanical, thermal and empirical assessments. Make mechanical and thermal models/analysis to insure product requirements are metProduce and/or evaluate possible design solutions to improve cost, quality, delivery and performance on specialized knowledge of engineering applications together with possible involvement of other functional engineers and/or customer/supplier personnelRelease drawings to support production, cost estimation and prototype quotesUse CAD modeling software to create components, assemblies, and engineering drawings for manufacturingCreate and maintain Bill of Materials (BOM) and other project documentationDetail mechanical and electrical design including design for manufacture and assemblyAnalyze assignments and determine engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for problems or projectsSupport production ramp & ongoing/continuous product/process improvementPerform and coordinate field and laboratory testing of prototype components and vehicles for component characterizationAbility to prioritize assigned tasks to maintain scheduleWorks independently on assigned component tasks with some guidance required from senior engineers on sub system level tasksWorks productively with other engineers, designers, technicians, sales representatives, installers, and project managers so the project is delivered on schedule and on budgetProvide technical design support to sales, product engineering, manufacturing, and quality organizationsSupport purchasing, field service and other internal customers as requiredLead or support prototype order and procurementOperate in a team environment and provide input to design solution during the design development phaseApply industry practices and standards (NFPA, NEC, APTA, etc.) at the direction of senior engineersEnsure model and drawing documentation is accurate and completePerform hands on troubleshooting of vehicle systemsEnsure released designs are cost effective, manufacturable, serviceable, meet all performance objectives and meet customer requirementsADDITIONAL--REQUIREMENTSDevelop design solutions for GILLIG Parts that are cost- and time-effective for aftermarket up-fit, including clear-cut installation instructions for Field Service and Customer Maintenance staffProvide cost effective solutions that are within the basis of current tooling and manufacturing constraintsAbility to articulate clear and concise information to all levels of ManagementTesting, Validation--and Report documentationWe are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visa's now or in the futureQUALIFICATIONSBachelor Degree MechanicalMinimum 3 years of engineering experience in area of technical focusMS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skillsFamiliarity with manufacturing processes and environmentUnderstanding of and ability to read and produce mechanical drawingsUnderstanding and application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)Understanding of automotive mechanical systems and functions and ability to read and product mechanical drawingsUnderstanding of typical manufacturing tolerances associated with sheet metal and machined parts

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