Collins McNicholas

Job Purpose
The primary function of this new position is to support the design, procurement, and testing of new equipment platforms in accordance with the needs of Operations. This position reports directly to the Platform Development Manager. 

The Sr. Equipment Development Engineer will work as a key member of Global Engineering team. The primary responsibility of this role will be to support new process and platform development activity focused around R&D and Operations equipment implementation

Key Responsibilities of the Role

This role includes, but is not limited to, the following functions:
Support the deployment of efforts associated with disruptive technologies
Act as project manager for small to large expense/capital projects, including key strategic projects
Direct technical resources for the build and testing of new designs
Detailed design of parts and assemblies for fabrication
Oversee projects through all procurement phases including specification, conceptual design, vendor/build management, functional acceptance, installation, and equipment validation
Establish and build working relationships with equipment vendors and integrators globally. Ensure all new equipment conforms to our clients EH&S standards and promotes a safe work environment.
Perform and/or support test work as required to characterize, optimize, and validate processes
Compose detailed equipment specifications based on process requirements
Ensure equipment is documented appropriately in EPDM
Troubleshoot/consult as needed for Global Engineering equipment deployments at other facilities
Stay up to date with current production improvements and design according to best practices
Stay abreast of industry trends and new technology in automation and machine design

Key Requirements (Education and Experience)
BSME, BSEE, or equivalent engineering degree with at least 7 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering or related technical positions
Minimum 3 years of experience in project management
Desired 3+ year’s industry experience with machining practices and techniques (multi-axis CNC mill, lathe, etc.)
Desired 3-5 years of experience in prototyping and/or automation design
In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks 3D modelling, AutoCad, MS Office suite
Demonstrated ability to transform concepts into practical designs
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects as targets change
Ability to interface effectively and build relationships within all levels of TOL technical organization
Create and maintain technical documentation
Desire to learn and apply new processes and techniques
The desire to seek out the simplest effective solutions
Other related duties as required by the business

Success Factors
Prime Success Factors (focus on results, drive change, promote teamwork, build trust & respect, and understand market & customer perspective) plus the following:
Builds strong internal/external working relationships at all organization levels
Influences decisions and actions
Manages complexity
Acts with a long-term perspective
Understands and works effectively in the diverse cultural environment

Transversal Responsibilities
All employees have a responsibility to contribute to the Group’s sustainability and in doing so ensure that we can continue to fulfil our mission.
All business decisions and actions must serve and be in line with the Group’s sustainability goals and mission
An employee must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties
Travel to other sites may be required (15% maximum travel)

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