Mechanical Engineer III

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Belvac is the world leader in the design and production of continuous motion rotary machinery. We provide beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Over the years, we have been responsible for numerous advances in canmaking technology. This technology has enabled our customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity, while significantly reducing materials costs.  Belvac was founded in 1962 in Lynchburg Virginia. Philosophies of quality, pride, craftsmanship, and work ethic set extremely high standards and quickly drove Belvac to become the world leader in its industry revolutionizing many manufacturing processes.   For over forty years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into world class machinery.  Serving both the Can Making and Plastics industry.sts.

General Function:    


Responsible for the design/engineering of projects of the highest order of difficulty/complexity.  Responsible for project direction from initial concept to final prototype test & validation.  Performs diversified machine design and engineering functions on new or major improvements/adaptations to existing machines.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • It is every BPM, Inc. Employee’s responsibility to be aware of and work with Belvac’s current documented Quality Management System as it pertains to their job requirements.
  • Assist the Director Product Engineering or his/her designee in the design, engineering and testing of Prototype and/or experimental machines.
  • Responsible for project planning, design of bar charts and updates, design reviews, design verifications and coordinating activities with cross-functional departments as necessary to execute duties efficiently, especially during trouble-shooting.
  • Responsible for design output in the form of BOM’s and drawings to Belvac standards and the requirements of QP4.1 (Stage Gate Process).
  • Exercises the highest degree of diligence and skill in the executing of his/her duties
  • Prevalent activities in performance of duties are:
  • Coordination and organization of work
  • Preparation of layouts
  • Provide necessary calculations
  • Direct the efforts of drafters and technicians as necessary
  • Ensure testing is organized and undertaken in a scientific manner and results/data collected and recorded.
  • Provide technical documentation
  • Provide customer assistance and field-testing as directed by his/her supervisor.
  • Assist in the continuous process improvement and issue of Belvac’s standard product machine line.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education:   BSME required, MSME preferred.




  • Eight or more years experience in Engineering field, preferably in machine manufacturing of high speed machinery. 
  • Specific experience in rotary machinery, close tolerance design components and/or high speed packaging machinery. 
  • Minimum of two years experience in supervising technical personnel and project management. 
  • Must be proficient in Solid Modeling - Preferably AutoDesk Inventor 2015 (or later) or Equivalent Solid Model Package (e.g. Solid Works), ISO 9001 and ANSI Y14.5  1994 (or later). 
  • Must have good technical written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of using typical Microsoft Office software. Knowledge of CE (European Safety Standards) is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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