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Mechanical Engineer

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Duravant Jonesboro , AR 72404

Posted 4 months ago

POSITION TITLE: Mechanical Engineer

REPORTS TO: Director of Engineering

LOCATION: Jonesboro, AR

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

POSITION TYPE: Regular Full-time


This Position Description identifies the major responsibilities of this job for FMH Conveyors ("Company"). It does not include all aspects of the position such as the potential additional duties assigned by the Director of Engineering or other Company management.


This person will primarily perform mechanical engineering and design functions related to flexible and non-flexi, powered flexible, rigid telescopic, and gravity roller flexible conveyors, as well as other related conveyor products as assigned. The position will also ideally involve limited electrical engineering work. The person will perform a variety of engineering and design functions associated with the conveyor related products the Company designs, manufactures, sells and supports (sales, service, etc.). These functions will include, but not be limited to: design of the conveyors, components and sub-components; interfacing with and working with other Engineers for assignments as well as CADD Designers / Modelers; checking drawings; working within the ERP system, including engineering configuration and developing or checking BOM's and MOM's; configuring products to customer specifications; assisting with R&D projects; and other engineering work associated with the Company's products as assigned.


  • Work in a team environment and provide work instructions, address questions and help manage the drawings and 3-D models being developed by 3-D CADD modelers in the Engineering Department to ensure they are accurately completed

  • Develop or modify existing BOM's and MOM's in the ERP system for all conveyors and related conveyor equipment

  • Develop special conveyor systems and related conveyor equipment utilizing standard and newly developed components based on customer specifications

  • Ideally be capable of developing electrical schematics for power and controls for the Company's products

  • Troubleshoot problems pertaining to the Company's engineered products

  • Perform structural and other analyses for conveyors and components, including deflection and stability calculations

  • Work with Autodesk Inventor 3-D modelling software, including various modules including FEA and 3-D animation; as well as 2-D drawings in AutoCAD or other CADD software

  • Calculate data required to produce component parts from raw materials by specifying needed material requirements

  • Confers with various associates and customers as needed to determine proper performance specifications and ensure the intended product design is provided to the customer

  • Travel to customer's sites as requested to evaluate product installations and ensure customer satisfaction

  • Be willing to engage with the engineering team or other associates in the company to evaluate and work toward improving existing approaches, methods and performance measures

  • Understand Lean manufacturing and participate with the engineering and manufacturing teams to improve or implement Lean processes that result in reductions in manufacturing scrap rates, costs and labor through the use of Lean tools and methodology


  • Technical Capacity

  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

  • Thoroughness

  • Collaboration Skills

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Adaptability


EDUCATION: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering is required from ABET Accredited Engineering College or University

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years' experience (10+ preferred) in engineering and design of manufactured equipment, systems or materials and within a

manufacturing environment with demonstrated success in developing accurate engineering work product, including detailed drawings, working in ERP systems and

strong 3-D CADD experience

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations with the ability to write reports, business

correspondence and procedure manuals

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  • Experience and/or willingness to frequently work on the shop floor to ensure BOM and MOM configuration accuracy

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

  • Ability to read, understand and implement various industry codes and regulations, including but not limited to NEC, ANSI, NIOSH, and OSHA

  • Candidate must have effective and collaborative problem solving skills

  • Good knowledge and understanding of assembly, electrical, welding, fabrication, paint, machine shop and production processes

  • Computer skills; Excellent MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is essential

  • Skilled with 3-D CADD modeling (Inventor preferred) or SolidWorks and 2-D CADD (AutoCAD)

  • Experienced User/Super User of ERP/MRP systems


Required to sit and stand for extended periods of time; occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Office and manufacturing environment


FMH Conveyors designs and manufactures products and services for truck loading and unloading applications. The NestaFlex and BestFlex brands lead the market in flexible gravity and powered conveyors, while MaxxReach and BestReach are the premier brands in telescopic and rigid conveyor systems. Known worldwide for their durability and reliability, FMH Conveyors products are engineered to support material handling applications for distribution centers, e-commerce, parcel post, retail stores, and a variety of manufacturers to help maximize productivity and increase efficiency.

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