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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


The Senior Mechanical Engineer will work independently or as a team member to conceive, engineer and design components, equipment, and systems relative to the company's product lines. Mentor and train less experienced colleagues. The ME will manage assigned job projects from beginning to end including component selection, component design, development of assembly drawings and bills of materials. Provide technical support to other company departments and to customers.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design or redesign cost effective components, equipment and/or systems using engineering standards and computer aided design and using Design for Manufacturability (DFM) principles.
  • Prepare engineering drawings for components, assemblies, and plant layouts. Check drawings prepared by less experienced members of the Engineering team.
  • Process engineering change orders/requests and complete by assigned due dates.
  • Prepare bills of materials and process routings in MRP/ERP system.
  • Analyze and approve designs of suppliers or subcontractors providing specific feedback as to if the product/service meets specification requirements.
  • Analyze commercially available components and determine their suitability for incorporation into equipment.
  • Review and disposition component non-conformances.
  • Provide technical support to other company departments and to customers.
  • Provide technical support for company products throughout their life cycles.
  • Mentor and train less experienced members of the Engineering team.
  • Prepare and update standards and procedures.
  • Manage job projects / orders from receipt of order to shipment including preparing Gantt charts.
  • Update job knowledge by remaining current on codes and requirements; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Ensure consistency and integrity of all major equipment in accordance with all codes and specifications.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, complying with codes and legal regulations.
  • Some travel (<10%) to supplier facilities and customers is occasionally required


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A four-year, Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college/university. A candidate with a two-year (associates) degree may be considered with relevant experience.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally in food processing/packaging.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Innovative problem solver; recognizing customer needs, defining alternatives, and selling and implementing them.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and thorough. A versatile, self-starter with a positive attitude, who is cautiously assertive.
  • Ability to modulate with a dynamic workload, from heavy multi-tasking during peak workloads to very focused, detail-oriented work during critical projects.
  • Strong project management, organizational, and communication (written & oral) skills and strong presentation skills.
  • Team attitude; eager to cooperate with others with exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to use measuring tools such as tape measures, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Experience with reverse engineering.
  • Willing to put in extra effort and hours as needed. Willing to help in other areas of the company when needed.
  • Exceptionally high level of commitment to success of designs and projects.
  • Extensive experience with creating 3D models. Extensive experience with creating drawings using GD&T formats, preferably in accordance with ASME Y14.5.
  • Proficient with computer software such as Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Vault Professional, Autodesk AutoCAD, MRP/ERP systems, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project).


Why Kelly® Engineering?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, we're here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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