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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Surrey, BC, CA

Company: Dover Corporation

“TWG” is the group name we use to refer to the industry’s foremost producers of quality winches, hoists, gear drives and electronic monitoring systems for global industrial applications.  The seven brands comprising TWG include Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch, Gear Products, Pullmaster and LANTEC.  Operating from the Jenks, Oklahoma facility are the Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch and Gear Products brands with Pullmaster and LANTEC brands operating from the Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

By drawing upon the talent of our dedicated employees and the strengths of these brands, TWG has become known around the world for providing innovative products and solutions designed and manufactured to high quality standards and delivered to our customers on time.  The products and solutions produced by TWG find their way into diverse applications including onshore oil and gas, the utility industry, commercial and governmental towing and recovery, construction and offshore cranes, marine applications including fishing and cargo handling, forestry and mining applications and a myriad of other construction applications.

We feel that our success is directly attributable to the creativity, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees.

This position is responsible for the design, development and implementation of new products and make improvements to existing products for TWG.   

 

Essential Responsibilities:  

  • Plans, designs and implements mechanical, electromechanical, and hydraulic systems and products.
  • Designs products and systems such as winches, winch systems, winch accessories, truck mounted equipment, hydraulic systems and parts
  • Designs products and systems using common machine design elements, hydraulics, brakes, clutches, gear design, castings, fabrications and machined parts. 
  • Creates and modifies 3-D CAD models, drawings and Bills of Material as needed
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, industry standards, and customer requirements.
  • Computes magnitude, direct and point of application of tension, compression and bending forces and develops geometric shapes of machine parts to accommodate operating loads.
  • Compiles and or analyzes test data to determine effect of design on machine in relation to such factors as temperature, pressure, volumes, speed, tension and horsepower.
  • Provides direction to test engineering to validate new designs.
  • Assists in reviews / approvals of drawings, models, standard compliance as assigned.   
  • May approve drawings, and/or approve ECO’s under direction of Project Engineer, Engineering Manager, or Director Engineering and Service.
  • Works with manufacturing, production, and quality control to ensure that parts and/or products meet engineering and customer requirements.
  • Acts as subject matter expert and may coordinate team activities for engineering projects.
  • This position is also responsible for, with authority to follow ISO procedures, initiate action to prevent problems, document quality problems, contribute to problem solutions, verify implementation of solutions, control further processing when a problem is identified, protect the environment, including preventing pollution, analyzing or identifying areas for correction or improvement.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

Required:

  • Must have Professional Engineering Certification (P. Eng Canada), with 4 - 8+ years of successful experience in hydraulics, and mechanical engineering
  • Advanced experience with: Mechanical systems and elements, Design analysis of systems and components, 3-D CAD systems and drawings procedures, Integrating electronics and software with mechanical elements, Design of experiments, Hydraulics system design, Intermediate project management experience.
  • Experience with the design of castings, sheet metal, weldments, machined parts, machine elements, and machine assemblies.
  • Experience integrating electronics and software with mechanical elements
  • Must be able to travel as required and /or directed.

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of mobile equipment, cranes, winches, hoists, and geared machinery.
  • Gated Product Development processes, Critical Chain, and other similar project management processes
  • Familiar with thermodynamics
  • Design of experiments.
  • Familiarity with all phases of new product development from initial concepting, validation, production, and ongoing maintenance.

 

Top Leadership Competencies – This position must consistently strive for continual improvement with the following behaviors found in Dover’s Leadership Competencies.   The following are the top 3 leadership competencies required for this position.

 

Preferred characteristics, competencies and capabilities:

  • Proficiency using the Company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, communication systems, computer systems, software systems, operating systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and other related programs.
  • Strong history of applying continuous improvement concepts and tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, bending, lifting, carrying, balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing.
  • Must be able to move around obstructions such as boxes, chairs, desks, office equipment and other related items that may be on the floor, move around airports, in and out of airplanes or other approved means of transportation.
  • May require lifting up to 50 pounds with or without lifting aids and devices.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled manufacturing shop and climate-controlled office environment as job duties require.  May be exposed to loud operating machinery and cold or hot temperatures. 

 

Disclaimer: The list of tasks and responsibilities is not exhaustive and TWG reserves the right to make changes to the job description as required.

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.

 


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