Material Handling Systems, Inc. is currently seeking to hire a Principal Engineer, R&D to
support our growing business. Material Handling Systems, Inc. (MHS) is a
preferred material handling system integrator in North America providing system
integration, project management, engineering & design as well as mechanical
and electrical installation services for the material handling industry.
The Research and Development Engineer will be
primarily involved in producing concepts, designs, performance calculations,
failure analysis and drawings for material handling equipment and systems. The
engineer will be responsible for overseeing designers or engineering sub-contractors
engaged in prototype design and development activities. The engineer will be responsible for testing
prototypes and creating test reports. The
engineer will calculate application loads and stresses on parts and assemblies.
The engineer will also calculate power requirements for moving equipment. Based
on these calculations, the engineer will design parts and select components
(ie. electric motors, gearboxes, chains, belts, sprockets, etc.) as required
for the application. The engineer will
familiarize themselves with manufacturing operations and methods to incorporate
best practices of ‘Design for
Manufacturing’. Additional duties
may include creation of drawing and documentation packages, as well as
simulation or oversight of simulation.
The ability to research and apply new designs and technologies
Familiarity with Inventor (or other 3D) software to design parts,
weldments and bolt-together assemblies
The ability to calculate static and dynamic loads and stresses
The ability to calculate motion profiles and timing charts
The ability to calculate and select power transmission components
The ability to create drawings for fabrication and assembly
Knowledge of AC motors & DC servo motors
Knowledge of pneumatic, vacuum and hydraulic components
The ability to communicate and collaborate with others and other
The ability to use basic computer programs such as Word, Excel,
The ability to work within a time sensitive environment
The ability to adapt to changing priorities
The ability to travel as required
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Graduate engineering degree a plus.
(5+) years of machine or prototype design experience. Machine controls experience is a plus.
Experienced using Inventor (or other) 3D modeling software.
This job description describes the general
nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to
this position. All job requirements
listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed
necessary to perform the job proficiently.
Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as
requested by their supervisor.