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Mechanical Engineer (Glass)

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Position Summary

As a mid-level Mechanical Engineer, you are at a pivotal point in your career. The ultimate goal for our engineers to hold an active, vital role in our project delivery designs. This can be as a design engineer, discipline lead, Project Manager or Subject Matter Expert (SME). You will partner with your manager to determine the direction in the company you want to follow. Many of our senior engineers/leaders in the company started as a co-op/intern or joined us right out of college, and navigated themselves to where they are today.

Many professionals at SSOE are held in high regard in their discipline and/or field. They can be seen in industry publications such as ENR, Processing Magazine, BD+C Magazine, Security Systems News (just to name a few), present at Autodesk University or for affiliation groups or professional societies and more.

We take technology seriously at SSOE. Our VDC/BIM group are leading experts in pushing the envelope in design/build collaborative technology and applications. Our VDC/BIM group are always looking and exploring ways to make SSOE the leader in technology and how we can leverage it better in our everyday work efficiencies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership for the engineering, design, and installation of material handling systems largely involving client products. Work closely with SSOE and client project manager(s) for the design and installation of the systems.
  • Travel to client facilities for gathering of initial proposal information, actual project data, review meetings, construction support and commissioning.
  • Perform studies on material handling systems and recommend changes such as eliminate bottlenecks, capacity increases, product size and mix changes, labor reductions, etc.
  • Developing conceptual systems with sizing and specifying equipment.
  • Recommend machine design changes to existing material handling equipment and systems.
  • Work with designers to develop equipment changes and develop construction documents.
  • Work with equipment vendors on equipment capabilities and specifications.
  • Lead outside material handling engineering resources when required as project load dictates.
  • Develop proposals, scopes, cost estimates and schedules.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree / DIRECT / 3-5
OSHA 10/30-hour Construction Certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Machine design aptitude.
  • Developing specifications and construction contract documents.
  • Utilize good mechanical engineering practices.
  • Self-starter and takes initiative.
  • Manages project workload.
  • Experienced in working in a deadline environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Proven project delivery through development of proposal, scope, budget, schedule, estimate and performing commissioning.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague.
  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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