The Council of Industry

Mechanical Engineer, MPI

Job Locations US-NY-Poughkeepsie
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/9/2018 5:22 PM)
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Mechanical Engineer

applies engineering knowledge to designs and assists with the development of major engineering projects. This position requires a moderate degree of supervision from the Senior Engineer or Engineering Manager. Any design or technical change decisions require management approval in advance.


  1. Mechanical Design: Responsible for creating mechanical designs within the constraints determined by the given project, time, cost, performance.
  2. Project Supervision oversees the completion of an engineering project with general supervision. These responsibilities include the following:
  • Estimating engineering hours required for a project.
  • Mechanical design.
  • Coordinates electrical design and PLC programming with Electrical Engineer.
  • Machine documentation, including bill of materials.
  • Project checking.
  • Manufacturing assembly support.
  • Project reporting and documentation.
  1. Checking: Engineer B is responsible for inspecting and approving all work that is completed for a given project, also responsible for ensuring that any of his or her own work is inspected and approved by a qualified Engineer.
  2. Documentation: Responsible for the proper documentation of his or her work. Documentation includes ECR’s, machine manuals, check list, and others.
  3. Scheduling & Reporting: Responsible for reporting the status of his or her project in accordance with the engineering production schedule at every weekly meeting. If a problem occurs that requires immediate attention, it is the engineer’s responsibility to report to the department manager at that time.
  4. Other duties as assigned by management.


  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 4 to 5 years of related experience.
  2. Sound understanding of mechanical design, drawing practices, geometric tolerances, and dimensioning in regards to machine tool design.
  3. Previous job experience with machine tool equipment, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical design.
  4. Software knowledge; Excel, Solid model experience, and Microsoft Windows.
  5. Flexible, able to react to change.
  6. Sound communication skills, verbal, written and the ability to listen effectively. 



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