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Mechanical Engineer

Ricon San Fernando, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Position will be working onsite at Ricon Corporation.

Positions will be responsible for new product development from conception through to production, product design, test, specification preparation and research investigation.

  • Create and design new mechanical products from conception through design and into manufacturing using 3D modeling software. Recommend design modifications for existing products. Prepare and approve engineering change notices.

  • Provide customer user documentation.
  • Oversee and conduct analysis and testing to insure that new products meet all appropriate mechanical and reliability requirements.
  • Execute, control and maintain projects costs, manufacturable, quality and design requirements during product development cycle, project time and expenses.
  • Create bills of materials and drawings for prototypes.
  • Estimate manufacturing costs for new designs and maintain product profitability through selection of most advantageous processes and materials.
  • Build and test prototype in manufacturing and release into production.
  • Ensure quality specifications are met.
  • Use analytical studies of vibration test, forces, heat transfer and tolerances to assure product function and reliability (FMEA).
  • Test new products to ensure they operate with high levels of reliability.
  • Design test plans, conduct tests, analyze test data and prepare test reports and specifications as required.
  • Specify, acquire, and set up instrumentation including data acquisition systems as required for various tests.
  • Meet project target dates and provide required documentation within budgeted costs.
  • Work with vendors to obtain component parts for prototypes of new designs.
  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing, quality and marketing staff.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 0-4 years of experience, plus must have an internship or co-op in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proven track record of new product designs that have been manufactured in a reliable and cost effective manner
  • Experience with FEA and FMEA
  • Experience with RAMS/reliability engineering a plus
  • Must have knowledge of manufacturing process as they relate to engineering design
  • Must have experience with Engineering Software - Solid Works.
  • Must have background and experience with pneumatic control valves or compressor equipment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Travel may be required to Illinois (Buffalo Grove, IL)

Ricon

Why Work Here?

Great Benefits, Personal accountability, great growth potential, global experience and ability to lead the company into the future.

Since 1971, Ricon innovation has lead the industry in the design and manufacture of wheelchair lifts and ramps for commercial, paratransit, transit, motor coach and passenger rail vehicles. Ricon has also become a leading supplier of graffiti-fighting transit windows. Operating from a modern facility in Los Angeles, Ricon Corp. is the largest manufacturer of its kind in the world. The Ricon global commercial dealer network assures customers deal locally with people they know and trust. Virtually all Ricon dealerships are independent and locally owned, many with customer relationships based on decades of service. Ricon dealers provide responsive customer service and support in more than 30 countries worldwide. Ricon Corporation is a Wabtec subsidiary focused on developing strategic partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions to strengthen our industry leadership position and meet the growing needs of worldwide commercial and transit marketplace.

Address

Vapor Bus International, 1010 Johnson Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
San Fernando, CA
USA

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