Engineering Technologist I in Shreveport, LA at Welbilt

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

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Job Description

Start your career with our team! We value a strong work ethic and character. Welbilt believes that associates and applicants should be provided with a working environment which enables each employee to be productive and to work to the best of their ability.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

Under supervision, the Engineering Technologist I develops detailed design drawings and related specifications of electro-mechanical equipment by performing the duties listed below.

Reporting directly to the Director Engineering, this position is based in Shreveport, Louisiana*.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyzes engineering sketches, specifications, and related data and drawings to determine design factors such as size, shape and arrangement of parts.

  • Sketches rough layout of equipment or component and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages, and location of holes.

  • Computes magnitude, direction, and point of application of tension, compression, and bending forces, and develops geometric shape of component parts to accommodate operating loads.

  • Drafts detailed multiview drawings of equipment and subassemblies.

  • Modifies design to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems and material and/or labor costs.

  • Measures equipment and component parts during production to ensure compliance with design specifications.

  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs.

  • Provides work instructions to and works with machine specialists, manufacturing fabricators, and assemblers during product development and production introduction phases.

Job Requirements

  • Technical or Associate Degree preferred.

  • Experience in 3D CAD, Pro-E, Solidworks, 3D Solid Modeling, Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with the ECO process preferred.

  • Solid communication skills and ability to work in a team atmosphere.

Working Conditions:

  • Mostly office environment, but some plant floor work will be required.

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE).

*Frymaster in Shreveport, Louisiana is an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial fryer, fryer  filtration equipment (built-in and portable), foodservice equipment computers, water-bath rethermalizers and pasta cookers. The facility in Shreveport is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem™, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,800 employees and operating 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 3,500 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit