The Mechanical Engineer will work independently on highly engineered, heavy equipment products in order to meet customer specifications and requirements. The individual in this position is expected to evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using sound judgment in design and modification of mobile construction equipment. On-site engineering capabilities include structural, mechanical, electrical, fluids, and powertrain design work.Responsibilities:- Project management duties including directing the work of junior engineers and designers while also performing design engineering duties- Work to also include performing the design, analysis, and testing of mobile equipment structures, systems, and components- Performing FEA analysis on mobile equipment frames and assemblies- Reviewing customer specifications, railroad regulations, and government regulations to determine proper design parameters for custom designed product- Producing an error free engineering design package using sound engineering practices- Clearly communicating with engineering personnel, suppliers, plant personnel, and others to implement cost reductions, product improvements, process improvements, and to support product build processes- Evaluate and implement engineering changes for improvements and cost reductions- Provide technical direction to manufacturing, procurement, assembly, aftermarket parts and service personnel- Other duties as assigned.Working hours: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:- Must have the ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others both inside and outside the immediate work group- Proficient within a Lean Transformation/ Continuous Improvement Culture- Able to contribute as a team member in an environment based on KPI's and execution of SMART goals- Experience working in a continuous improvement culture of Lean manufacturing and 5S- Knowledge of Quality Management Systems, ISO 9001Education:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.- 7+ years of experience required, experience with specialist vehicle design and manufacture preferred- Project Planning, Project Management, and supervisory experience is required- New Product Development experience is required- 3D design software experience is required, Autodesk Inventor is preferred- Experience with FEA is required- Thorough understanding of manufacturing and fabrication processes are required Apply today and find a job YOU will love!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.