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Mechanical Engineer - Truck Body and Trailer Design


Posted:November 20, 2020 (posted 5 days ago)View All Jobs
Industry:Automotive
Type:Full-Time
Location:Milner, GA (Pike County)
Company:K&K Manufacturing, Inc.
70 Pike Industrial Way
Milner, GA 30257
www.kandkmfg.com

Description:

Company Overview: K&K Manufacturing is a family owned business that was founded in 1990. We value long term employee relationships. We specialize in a wide range of truck body and trailer products. Our company is experiencing significant growth and we are looking to expand our engineering team to accommodate the increase in business. Position Overview: Provide accurate and timely product designs using customer specifications and/or custom truck body quote. Design new products and improve existing products accurately and cost effectively. Resolve any problems and/or questions incurred during production due to design error or misinterpretation. Continually develop new processes to improve safety, quality, cost, and time to delivery. Truck Body Design - Responsible for the detailed design of custom truck bodies · Lead design efforts with Production Managers and the Sales team for assigned truck body projects including sheet metal and structural steel design · Develop designs that emphasize safety, functionality, and constructability · Develop initial bill of material (BOM) for new truck body designs including sheet metal parts, structural steel parts, and stocked / non-inventory parts · Develop shop drawings for the fabrication of designed products · Weight distribution and axle weight calculations of truck chassis using truck equipment industry specific software. (preferred) · Hold design reviews with the sales team and and/or customers · Assist in specification and procurement of equipment used in truck body builds · Designs should be stored in a highly organize structure that can be referenced throughout the engineering and production teams Truck Equipment Upfit Design – Responsible for the detailed design of truck equipment installation layout for upfit projects · The creation of truck equipment vehicle layout designs including equipment layout, weight distribution, electrical components, and hydraulic components o Used as a guide for the assembly of work trucks o Used in support of quotations to customers · Review of design concepts against customer specifications and requirements · Develop shop drawings for the assembly of designed products including general layout of equipment, electrical, and hydraulic schematics · Work with other equipment vendors to ensure functionality of all parts incorporated into the design of the work truck Equipment Trailer Design - Responsible for the detailed design of custom trailer (preferred) · Lead design efforts with Production Managers and the Sales team for assigned equipment and dump trailer projects · Develop designs that emphasize safety, functionality, and constructability · Develop initial bill of material (BOM) for new trailer designs including sheet metal parts, structural steel parts, and stocked / non-inventory parts · Develop shop drawings for the fabrication of designed products · Weight distribution and axle weight calculations of trailers · Hold design reviews with the sales team and and/or customers · Assist in specification and procurement of equipment used in trailer builds · Designs should be stored in a highly organize structure that can be referenced throughout the engineering and production teams Day-to-day Tasks/Duties · Design new truck bodies and trailers (50%) · Produce shop drawings for fabrication of designed truck bodies (15%) · Develop initial bill of material (BOM) for new truck builds (15%) · Work with sales to correctly specify equipment to meet customer needs (


Qualifications:

Skills/Education · Mechanical Engineering Degree · Safe work habits and ability to maintain safe working conditions · Proficient in CAD designs; Minimum five years of AutoCad experience (required) and Solidworks or Fusion 360 experience (required) · Experience with sheet metal engineering (required) · Practical experience in mechanical design, electrical, hydraulics, structural analysis, and vehicle layout · High level of Mechanical Aptitude: ability to understand fundamentals of mechanical systems as related to the commercial truck industry · Understanding of hydraulic and electrical schematics · Mathematical skills · Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities as shop and customer needs change · Experience with work trucks, Heavy duty trucks and/or mobile equipment a plus Competencies specific to this position include: · Highly organized · Detail oriented · Able to set priorities for multiple duties · Able to stay focused and organized while juggling multiple tasks · Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, CAD Programs) · Demonstrated math skills · Able to work independently · Able to adapt and deal with different personalities Physical Requirements · Ability to sit/stand for up to 10 hours · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally


To Apply:

Phone: 770-228-9974 Online: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/4d076bc0 Email: jobs@kandkmfg.com


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