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Mechanical Project Engineer

KION North America

KION North America

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Software Engineering
Summerville, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
KION is growing and looking for a Project Engineer to support our exciting new product development projects. In this role you will drive the ongoing research, design, and development of components, equipment, and systems to meet project timing and customer requirements for new and existing lift trucks. You'll be a member of a multinational product development team and be a key contributor to seeing your designs to completion by supporting the validation, documentation, and release of the designs.

What we offer:

  • Career Development

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits

  • 401k Plan with Generous Company Match

Learn More Here: https://www.kion-na.com/about_us/careers/

KION North America is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research, design, and develop components, equipment, and systems to satisfy technical, timeline, cost, quality, and customer requirements
  • Complete research, design layouts, feasibility studies, and cost analysis to ensure the right design direction
  • Facilitate regular design reviews with cross-functional teams
  • Create & check 3D models, layouts, detailed drawings, bills of materials, & engineering changes requests
  • Perform basic design analysis and tolerance studies to ensure design quality is achieved
  • Assist with test planning, prototype fabrications, and builds to validate any new designs
  • Verify that designs meet regulatory and safety requirements
  • Collaborate with other departments including Procurement, Production, Quality, and Customer Support
  • Continuously improve products via design enhancements, cost-down measures, and quality improvements that increase customer satisfaction
  • Regularly present status of design activities and any open issues to Engineering managers
  • Communicate effectively through all levels of the organization

Tasks and Qualifications:


  • 3+ years’ experience developing mechanical, structural, and/or hydraulic systems for mobile/heavy equipment
  • Proficient at mechanical design using 3D-CAD (Siemens NX preferred)
  • Experience with manufacturing processes, design to cost (DTC), and value analysis (VA)
  • Experience with bill of material management with ERP system (SAP preferred)
  • Experience with design of sheet metal parts, welded structures, and machining practices
  • Experience with design analysis and tolerance stack-ups
  • Effective collaboration skills with diverse and multinational colleagues

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