Engineer II in Jeffersonville, IN at Welbilt

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description

Does your current “Engineering gig” have you down?  Are you ready to make a positive change?  If so, then come to work for a company that . . .   •        Values the strong skills you bring to the table •        Provides an opportunity to succeed at what you do best •        Will challenge your skills and grow your talent •        Gives you the chance to build a real, long term career   Your future in Engineering starts here at Welbilt, KitchenCare* facility.   As Engineer – This position is a leadership role to evaluate the design of product components by planning and preparing redesign options for mechanical and electromechanical products and systems, and coordinate activities involved in fabrication, assembly, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical products and systems. Enhance existing products by improving the design, function, and reducing costs by modifying systems, parts, and equipment. Analyze the design of parts, procedures, and equipment and implement ways to reduce costs by modifying company systems, parts, equipment and business processes. Responsible for supporting Kitchen Care in achieving PCTO (Product Cost Take Out) and COPQ (Cost of Poor Quality) goals, and helping to meet customer expectations in a safe and timely manner. Work with Welbilt Brands' engineering to redesign or modify the current design to take cost out and for better serviceability, reliability, testing and implementation of new components.   Reporting directly to the Commodity Manager; this position is located at Welbilt’s KitchenCare* facility in Jeffersonville IN.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!

  Essential Job Functions:
  • Leads Kitchen Care projects to design and evaluate the design of components and develop redesign options of components and processes throughout Kitchen Care to reduce costs. Works cross functionally with other team members, has primary responsibility for component/process design and modifications. Continuously improves the work flow and procedures in the fabrication of kits and parts
  • Leads projects to research, source and document proposals to redesign components, equipment, manufacturing processes, and warehousing methods. Implements solutions when approved.
  • Prepares concept sketches, layouts and specification documents as required. Assignments may involve product design, product improvements, first article tests, data analysis, product liaison and service liaison utilizing a variety of engineering disciplines.
  • Leads projects to review technical problems, recommend cost effective solutions such as component redesign, substitution of material or parts, rearrangement of parts and subassemblies, and supplier consolidations where feasible.
  • Interface with NPI teams to ensure cost effective designs and design for service, consider COPQ (cost of poor quality) and interface with the teams to develop service kits.
  • Leads projects to prepare data analysis concerning first article testing, performance, schedule, and cost information as required in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Leads projects to identify and justify CapEx to support Operations to improve efficiency


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; and a minimum of three years of Mechanical Engineering experience is required. Will consider a minimum of eleven years of experience in lieu of education
  • Working knowledge of ProE and experience with CAD, experience with BOM in ERP or MRP systems.
  • Good understanding/skills of required documentation on test reports, standards & procedures along with the PCTO process.
  • Skilled in regulatory agency (UL/CE/NSF)
  • Strong skills in designing commercial food equipment preferred.
  • Worked in other areas of a business besides engineering,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiar and able to work with Microsoft Office programs, develop testing procedures, good communication skills, self-starter - can work with minimal supervision..
  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to travel domestically – up to 10% of the time.
•Welbilt KitchenCare is our promise to understand, meet and exceed expectations of our customers for the lifetime of their business. KitchenCare starts with evaluation of operating needs, expands when equipment arrives on-site and continues for the lifecycle of the operation. We support our customers in choosing the right products and delivering a customizable level of service from our portfolio. Through KitchenCare, we empower each customer to manage their Welbilt Foodservice equipment and their operation for a one-of-a kind lifetime experience in collaboration with Welbilt, delivering Performance for a lifetime.  Welbilt KitchenCare is a division of Welbilt, Inc.