The R&D engineer will be responsible for developing equipment for their large capital food processing equipment. They will also be scheduling design reviews with the R&D team, oversee equipment fabrication and testing related to Research and Development, and interface with sales and marketing to identify field issues and requests.
Furthermore, they will evaluate final designs for safety, manufacturability, and cost efficiency, keep records of calculations, assumptions, and results, develop equipment sizing programs based on equipment test results, and assist with patent filings.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
3+ years of experience working in R&D or new product development
3+ years of experience designing industrial equipment
Experience with AutoCAD Inventor or Solidworks
Experience developing accurate R&D technical documentation
Ok with 10% travel
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Food Engineering, or related
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Experience designing food processing equipment
Experience supporting equipment fabrication progress