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Engineer, Mechanical

Date: Apr 28, 2019

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Summary

The Mechanical Engineer will provide technical expertise in state-of-the-art techniques for construction, equipment installation, and project management.   The individual will be responsible for the design or redesign of machine components to increase reliability and productivity, and to perform root-cause analysis and trouble shoot on the floor as needed.  Design and install engineered systems for projects associated with the facility.  Provide technical assistance in the diagnosis of machine mechanical malfunctions, determination of necessary repairs and elimination of the causes of malfunctions.

 

Qualifications & Experience Requirements

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have good working knowledge of personal computers and the use of current desktop software. 
  • Knowledge of Wire and Cable Industry with experience in Extrusion, Cabling, and Drawing preferred.
  • Must possess strong leadership skills as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • AutoCAD experience required.  Inventor experience preferred.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in Manufacturing preferred but not required.
  • Be willing to work weekends and/or flexible shift hours as needed to support production.

 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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