MAG is a leading manufacturing technology group for machining tasks in milling and turning for turnkey manufacturing systems and machines with customer-specific application technology.
MAG is globally represented with locations in Germany, in the US, China, India, Hungary, UK, and Switzerland.
With a strong foundation based upon renowned machine tool brands such as BOEHRINGER, Cross Hüller, Ex-Cell-O, and Lamb, MAG has become a global player since its founding in 2005. MAG serves the automotive and truck industries and their suppliers with unmatched technology and expertise.
MAG offers machine tools, manufacturing systems, and services including turning, milling, honing, systems integration, automation, software, maintenance, retrofit, e-learning, and core components for machine tools.
As full scale supplier, MAG manufacturing solutions include machining technology, process capability, system design and full turnkey systems.
MAG is seeking a team player with above average work habits, who is also able to work independently, to join the team as a Fluids Controls Engineer
This person will:
Design hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication and coolant circuits, for CNC and special application machines. In this role the Fluid Power design engineer will work closely with all other engineering disciplines, both in Sterling Heights and Germany. Engineering support for manufacturing and service will be on an as needed basis. A high level of communication is expected in both verbal, and written format (e.g. technical reports, PowerPoints, Word docs, and Excel). Design engineering areas of responsibility are listed below.
Here are some projects this person will oversee on a daily basis:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Design all fluid requirements (hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication, coolant), using various supplier's equipment configured to customer based requirements and mechanical design constraints.
Size fluid requirements, based on demands, forces, and design parameters from the Mechanical engineering department design lineups.
Research and development of new fluid power technologies to be used in connection with MAG machines.
Investigate application of new technology, equipment and procedures for new systems designs.
Active interaction with Electrical, Software, and Mechanical engineering to ensure designs are understood by all disciplines.
Design using AutoCAD, EPLAN, &/or Unigraphics (3D software).
Develop product cost models to bring resolution to product design cost. Identify and develop opportunities for cost reduction &/or technical improvements.
Develop and continuously improve MAG standard documentation, such as Design and Build documents and technical manuals, to be used for training and proposal departments.
Create fluid Bills of Material both within the design environment and the material release software PLM (engineering release database).
Processes release of drawings and Bills of Material for manufacturing, as well as review and approval of changes.
Generate and maintains appropriate records and reports complete with supporting documentation.
Coordinate with Fluids Project Engineer to arrange design review meetings with all internal parties that are affected by project design.
Support Fluids Project Engineering with lineups for outside suppliers, as well as other MAG departments.
Assist the Fluids Project Engineer for Service department support and required field engineering services
Work with Sales and Proposal to review jobs being quoted.
Keep Fluids Project Engineer & Engineering Manager up-to-date on status of all jobs.
Review controls diagrams with engineers prior to release for build.
Adhere to quality, customs, foreign trade zone and environmental processes and procedures.
Stay up-to-date with new technology within MAG and at outside suppliers. Continue education in these areas.
Define training requirements to support new equipment requirements, and schedule training events to educate affected parties as to the new design.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, and financial reports. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customer. Ability to effectively present information to peers and management.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Knowledge of PC operating systems, word processing and spreadsheet applications, preferably Microsoft Office. Experience using computer aided design systems. Knowledge of assembly and tryout procedures. May be required to travel domestically and internationally. Fluid power certifications are a plus.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate except when observing the machine in the manufacturing environment where the noise level could be very loud.
MAG cherishes its workforce. 30% of our team has been with us for 25+ years. MAG values its team and sets itself apart by offering:
- Opportunities for growth, development and promotion
- Company paid certifications, licenses and training
- Competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance
- 401k, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off
- Occasional travel is common in this position if desir