Project Engineer - Mechanical

Mechanical Engineering Auburn Hills, Michigan


Position at Esys Automation

Our Mechanical Engineering team never designs the same machine twice. You will be challenged to think outside the box and solve practical problems with no standard solution.  As a member of a project team, you’ll work alongside our Applications, Controls, and Build teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and solutions for every application, process, and industry you never thought possible.

What You’ll Do:

  • Works closely with Manufacturing, Controls Engineering and Project Management to follow a project from its inception to the final customer acceptance and sign-off, provides follow up and support after this point
  • Interprets schematics to develop complete system designs
  • Maintain project schedules
  • Interpret and have design input into mechanical drawings
  • Participates in reviewing and releasing final engineering drawings to the manufacturing department
  • Participates in design review meetings for internal, as well as outsourced, designs
  • Involved with creating and maintaining an accurate bill of material (BOM) for designed/engineered equipment
  • Ensures the equipment being started up and commissioned operates in accordance with the approved customer specification; interprets engineering drawings and specifications to develop and provide equipment installation instructions which are compliant with site installation requirements
  • Develops equipment specifications for the internal mechanical design and/or build by outside vendors; ensures the selected suppliers follow Esys processes and meet project quality and delivery expectations, as well as maintaining the appropriate budget
  • Ensures that Esys products and services continue to be the benchmark within the industry

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely-related engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of on the job design and engineering experience related to custom machinery and/or capital equipment
  • 2+ years of on the job experience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Catia, Unigraphics, or other comparable CAD design software
  • 1+ years of on the job experience in a project-build, manufacturing environment

Skills You’ll Have:

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical design software applications (SolidWorks preferred)

Company Overview

Esys Automation is a leading full-service automation solutions provider to the automotive industry with locations in Auburn Hills & Sterling Heights, Michigan.  For the last six years, Esys has been recognized as one of the Top Work Places according to the Detroit Free Press.  Our teams enjoy a level of autonomy and responsibility that promotes innovative thinking and sense of ownership.  Established in 1999, Esys was acquired by JR Automation in 2018. 

We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking and a passion for technology.  Come think, solve, and create with us!