Home Market Foods, Inc. Mechanical Engineer in Norwood, Massachusetts
Due to our rapid growth, our success is directly dependent on attracting and retaining the best possible talent across our teams. To this end, we are posting for a strong Mechanical Engineer. This role will be based in our Norwood and Norton, MA facilities. OVERVIEW OF ROLE: The Mechanical Engineer will work with the process engineering team to make improvements to existing workflows, equipment and will contribute to the design of any new line additions or facilities. As a key member of the Engineering Department ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Research and develop improvements to existing equipment and processes Design systems to integrate equipment to process requirements Develop the heat and material balance or process flow diagrams Lead the development of piping and instrumentation diagrams, piping material specifications, piping isometric diagrams and equipment data sheets Generate fabrication, construction work packages and procurement technical specifications. Perform piping hydraulics calculations, size of related equipment including control valves, pressure valves, heat exchangers, pumps, boilers, ammonia chillers, wastewater treatment plants, and compressors. Review and approve mechanical deliverables, including drawings, calculations, technical bids, Request for Information,(RFI's) and Proposals (RFP's). Knowledge of mechanical design software including ASPEN, PIPE-FLO, and ANSYS. Lead the mechanical engineering portion of any capital project from feasibility through execution Coordinate with engineering team members and subcontractors to ensure high quality and timely work completion. Develop drawings and parts lists for equipment built or modified by Home Market Foods Gather quotes from venders and contractors and make accompanying recommendations Promote the use of Manufacturing Execution Systems, MES in the Process Engineering Assist in the implementation of lean manufacturing principles and methodologies Additional duties as assigned EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering required Minimum of 5 - 10 years of mechanical engineering experience in the manufacturing industry required Proven experience working with design codes and standards such as PIP and ASME PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The below physical demands are representative of those that must be met by the team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regularly required to talk and hear. Must have good vision and manual dexterity. Able to sit / stand for prolonged periods at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds. Exposure to approx. 85 decibel sound while on plant floor (appropriate ear protection will be provided) WORK ENVIROMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Availability to work weekends and overtime as necessary to complete projects and installs This position will require 50% office work and 50% field work on the production floor Company provided Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) must be worn while on the production floor Reliable, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. Home Market Foods provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.