Senior Equipment Development Engineer
The primary function of this new position is to support the design, procurement, and testing of new equipment platforms in accordance with the needs of Operations. This position reports directly to the Platform Development Manager.
The Sr. Equipment Development Engineer will work as a key member of Global Engineering team. The primary responsibility of this role will be to support new process and platform development activity focused around R&D and Operations equipment implementation.
Key Responsibilities of the Role
-          Act as project manager for small to large expense/capital projects, including key strategic projects.
-          Oversee projects through all procurement phases including specification, conceptual design, vendor/build management, functional acceptance, installation, and equipment validation
-         Involved in direct technical resources for the build and testing of new designs
-          Involved in detailed design of parts and assemblies for fabrication
-          Establish and build working relationships with equipment vendors and integrators globally. Ensure all new equipment conforms to clients EH&S standards and promotes a safe work environment.
-          Perform and/or support test work as required to characterize, optimize, and validate processes
-          Compose detailed equipment specifications based on process requirements
-          Ensure equipment is documented appropriately in EPDM
-          Troubleshoot/consult as needed for Global Engineering equipment deployments at other facilities
-          Stay up to date with current production improvements and design according to best practices
-          Stay abreast of industry trends and new technology in automation and machine design
Key Requirements (Education and Experience)
-         An engineering degree with at least 4 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering or related technical positions
-          Minimum 3 years of experience in project management
-          Desired 3+ years industry experience with machining practices and techniques (multi-axis CNC mill, lathe, etc.)
-          Desired 3-4 years of experience in prototyping and/or automation design
-          In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks 3D modelling, AutoCad, MS Office suite
-          Demonstrated ability to transform concepts into practical designs
-          Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects as targets change
-          Ability to interface effectively and build relationships within all levels of TOL technical organization
-          Create and maintain technical documentation
-          Desire to learn and apply new processes and techniques
-          The desire to seek out the simplest effective solutions
-          Other related duties as required by the business
must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties
-          Travel to other sites may be required (15% maximum travel)