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Mechanical Engineer

Hunter International
Dearborn, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Mechanical Engineer will provide technical engineering expertise for the determination of the basic causes of equipment failures; the development and implementation of corrective actions; and, for the establishment of appropriate maintenance procedures in order to improve equipment stability.
Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and tracks line equipment availability and operating efficiency issues and creates “pareto” type analysis to identify key equipment problems / failures / areas.
  • Utilizes appropriate failure analysis techniques to determine root causes of equipment failures and initiates necessary corrective action to eliminate/reduce such failures.  
  • Assists in the planning of equipment outages, down turn repairs, and the establishment of maintenance shops; sets priorities to ensure timely, efficient repair/replacement of equipment.  Assists in the establishments and assignment of preventive maintenance procedures for the proper care of equipment.
  • Works closely with Operations and Technical personnel to ensure that drawings are updated in keeping with equipment modifications; to provide counsel for equipment redesign; and, to secure information necessary for the performance of the position.
  • Works with equipment suppliers and outside engineering to specify design requirements for new / modified equipment to improve operating performance and / or equipment reliability.
  • Coordinates the establishment of requirements, standards, and procedures for the equipment inspection; works closely with departmental inspectors and with the non-destructive testing  / predictive technologies group for the proper, timely inspection testing of equipment as part of the overall effort to prevent for departmental spares ensuring inventory control; the maintenance and repair of such spares and the establishment of procedures to control spares and the establishment of procedures to control spares costs.
  • Other duties as assigned.  
Mechanical Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Technical field or combination of education / experience.
  • Demonstrated equipment reliability knowledge.
  • Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills and experience.
  • Experience using an electronic Maintenance Repair Software System, and Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to perform maintenance and reliability studies and / or FMEA for existing and proposed replacement equipment. 
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate efforts and work well with others.


Hunter International


Dearborn, MI



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