John Crane has a great opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer III to join our team at our Morton Grove headquarters.
John Crane is the acknowledged global leader in its field with approximately 20 manufacturing sites and more than 6,700 employees located in 50 countries. John Crane is a part of Smiths Group (FTSE 100), a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) employing more than 23,000 people in over 50 countries.
John Crane offers a comprehensive range of engineered mechanical seals and seal support systems, mechanical packing, power transmission couplings, engineered bearings, and high performance filtration systems under the brand names John Crane, Sealol, Safematic, Flexibox, Metastream, Lemco, Indufil, Orion Bearings, and TCE.
Under general supervision, the Mechanical Engineer will perform independent evaluation of designs, procedures and criteria using judgment in making changes and modifications in design, material and/or systems. Plan and perform research, design, testing and development of assignments. Troubleshoot by investigating problems to product performance or production difficulties.
Specifically, the Mechanical Engineer will:
# Determine seal design for applications, and design / test product against specifications.
# Approve both detailed and proposed seal designs.
# Approve new and revised drawings assuring that they meet the latest engineering standards.
# Create new or update existing standards to control design criteria, application of products, and procedures.
# Analyze, evaluate and rectify mechanical seal or system failures.
# Perform, monitor and report on the testing of mechanical seal designs and systems.
# Modify testing and/or designs to meet design specifications.
# Assist Marketing with design, performance, and application criteria on existing designs or product enhancements.
# Review and disposition dimensional or material deviation requests on components by the company or suppliers.
# Plan, analyze, and develop designs for special applications and/or product enhancements in coordination with Marketing.
# Communicate orally and in writing with customers, salespersons, company personnel, and vendors providing counseling, recommendations and technical assistance.
# Create or assist in the creation of application software, analysis programs or selection criteria, for new or existing products.
# Create and distribute technical bulletins, articles, or papers dealing with product, application, or system design.
# Meet with customers in plant or at customer's site to discuss, analyze, and resolve field problems or perform seal installations.
# Forecast requirements and lead time to meet customer and departmental objectives.
# Additional duties and responsibilities will vary based upon departmental needs.
Requires a BSME or equivalent with four to six years of working experience including mechanical engineering and manufacturing methods to obtain sufficient knowledge and background to assume responsibilities involved or a MSME with no working experience. Requires a working knowledge of personal computing and computer assisted equipment.
John Crane offers all full time employees a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plan, paid vacation and holidays, company matching 401(k) and more! EOE M/F/D/V
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