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WENDT CORPORATION
Attention: Human Resources
2555 Walden Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14225

Open Positions

The Engineering Technician is responsible for designing and detailing products for use in the company’s core product lines. Responsibilities include designing and detailing capital equipment and electrical hardware used in the metal recycling industry. Work will generally be done under the guidance of an Engineer or other more senior staff member.

• Utilize mastery of solid modeling and CAD skills to design, assemble and detail parts, assemblies, and schematics.
• Work with senior engineering staff to ensure designs are released and available in a timely matter to meet project schedule.
• Provide technical support to the supply chain team and foster an environment that encourages suggestions and product improvements from the supply chain.
• Produce high quality drawings to company standards.
• Able to both create designs from scratch as well as derivative designs from existing products.
• Employ Design for Manufacturing (DFM) rules to achieve maximum cost benefit to produce parts and assemblies.
• Leverage commonality and library components to minimize risk and maximize profitability.
• Effectively support and strengthen the company’s positive brand image in both written and verbal communications with clients, colleagues, customers, and suppliers.

Education and Experience:
• Associates of Arts degree in Computer Aided Design or similar curriculum or equivalent work experience is required.
• 2 years practical work experience in a related field is required.
• AutoCAD Electrical or equivalent solid modeling tools experience. AutoCAD Inventor preferred.
• Highly skilled in solid and parametric modeling, as well as solid modeling data management, and schematic capture.
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes; panel building, welding, steel fabrication, plate cutting, and machining.
• Strong drafting skills, particularly; electrical schematics, weldments, sheet metal, machining, and general arrangement drawings.
• Understands basic MRP and ERP procedures as they pertain to manufacturing.
• Comprehension of costed bills of materials and their use in designing and building equipment.
• Willingness to participate in a team-oriented environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Attention to details and ability to understand and follow procedures.
• Problem solving – Ability to identify problems and the solutions to them.
• High mechanical and apparatus aptitude.
• Strong analytical and mechanical instincts.
• Experience in any kind process equipment design preferred. Such as; mining, aggregate, agriculture, or similar.

• Engage client and internal sales team to oversee final equipment selection, budgets, scope, and schedule in the pre-sale phase.
• Upon award of contract, create and execute project work schedule, work breakdown structure, attain customer approval, and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of the client including change orders.
• Effectively understands customer’s needs and proactively proposes solutions to meet those needs.
• Coordinate with all departments and suppliers to ensure schedule and scope requirements are clearly communicated.
• Assist engineering management to identify critical path so work is assigned in the most efficient manner.
• Maintain key project performance metrics.
• Manage day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope.
• Approve releases to manufacturing as part of the release process.
• Specify and release orders with purchasing for any and all third party scope of supply.
• Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
• Prepares for and facilitates client progress reviews in addition to timely internal team reviews to achieve on-time and high-quality milestone achievement.
• Manages and coordinates fieldwork as required to facilitate installation and commissioning.
• Mitigates company exposure and risk while maximizing margin on all projects.
• Meeting or exceeding as-sold margins.
• Responsible for all project documents to ensure they are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
• Safety of yourself and those around you while at work either at the plant or in the field.
• Customer satisfaction and continuous improvement to the company’s overall brand and reputation.
• Travel up to 30%. Including internationally.
• Perform other duties as assigned and required.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar curriculum or equivalent work experience is required.
• MBA and/or advanced degrees preferred.
• PMP certification preferred.
• Any practical work experience in a related field is preferred.

• Utilize mastery of solid modeling skills to design, assemble, engineer, and detail models.
• Work with Project Management to ensure products are released and available in a timely matter to meet project schedule.
• Provide engineering and create technical documentation necessary to satisfy project requirements, as directed by the Project Manager or Engineering Manager
• Provide technical support to the manufacturing team and foster an environment that encourages suggestions and product improvements from the manufacturing team.
• Employ Design for Manufacturing (DFM) rules to achieve maximum cost benefit to produce parts and assemblies.
• Leverage commonality and library components to minimize risk and maximize profitability.
• Effectively support and strengthen the company’s positive brand image in both written and verbal communications with clients, colleagues, customers, and suppliers.
• Demonstrate a passion for continuous improvement with a strong desire to eliminate waste and non-value-added processes using Lean principles.
• Light travel, both domestically and internationally.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar curriculum or equivalent work experience is required.
• 3-5 years project/design engineering experience preferred
• Proficient in Autodesk Inventor or equivalent solid modeling software.
• Highly skilled in solid and parametric modeling, as well as solid modeling data management.
• Knowledge in structural software RISA and Tekla preferred.
• FEA experience preferred.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes; welding, steel fabrication, plate cutting, and machining.
• Willingness to participate in a team-oriented environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience in any kind process equipment design preferred. Such as; mining, aggregate, agriculture, or similar.
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite.

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