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Hydraulics Design Engineer

Position: Hydraulics Design Engineer

Reports to: Director, New Product Engineering

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Position Summary:
The Design Engineer designs, develops and tests hydraulic cylinders to meet customer requirements for performance, quality and delivery while ensuring Monarch engineering standards for safety and manufacturability. The Design Engineer collaborates with others to solve customer concerns and internal issues as they arise.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Design hydraulic cylinders using applied engineering principles, ensuring quality and manufacturability requirements.
Verify and validate products and designs by developing test plans, implementing and tracking results. Through analysis, determine and optimize design as appropriate.
Identify and recommend improvements to designs, and take appropriate actions to implement.
Collaborate with other departments such as Sales and Marketing and Production to meet Monarch’s goals for quality, customer service, safety and cost.
Provide Production, Purchasing, Production Engineering and Planning with information and documentation required to produce products.
Research new solutions, components and methods, recommending and implementing where appropriate.
Meet with customers to develop solutions and provide technical support where needed.
Conduct all activities and execute all duties with enthusiasm and a positive, results- focused attitude.
Support company initiatives and policies enthusiastically.
May have opportunity to travel to meet with customers on occasion.
Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

Must possess at least a BSc, Mechanical Engineering with professional engineering designation or equivalent.
Additional training or education in hydraulic systems, fluid power systems, welding applications and technology, manufacturing and design systems are considered an asset.
At least 5 years’ experience designing mechanical equipment for efficient manufacturing, preferably within the agricultural equipment industry, is required.
Experience designing hydraulic cylinders and/or hydraulic system components for efficient manufacturing is strongly preferred.
Design experience of welding applications and processes considered a definite asset.
Experience in an agricultural or mechanical application is highly regarded.

Skills and Attributes Required:

Motivated, self-starter, capable multi-tasker with demonstrated ability to adhere to tight schedules with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Dedicated to becoming increasingly knowledgeable on technical aspects of components, products and their applications.
Developed communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation.
Ability to quickly understand customer requirements, formulate potential solutions, evaluate and decide on the most effective solution.
Knowledgeable in manufacturing processes.
Proficient with solid modeling applications, ideally Solidworks.
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other common applications


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