Sr. Mechanical Engineer – Ingredient Handling Systems

Bangor, PA
Posted 2 weeks ago
                                                                                                         KB Systems, Inc.
90 Jacktown Road
Bangor PA 18013
Phone: (610) 588-7788
Fax: (610) 588-7785
www.geminibakeryequipment.com
Job Title:
Sr. Mechanical Engineer – Ingredient Handling Systems
Location:
KB Systems division of Gemini Bakery Equipment Corp, Bangor, PA
Position Description:
The engineer will be responsible for the design, manufacture and commissioning of new and
mature custom equipment that is involved in the receipt, transport/conveying, scaling and
dosage of ingredients that are used in the automated manufacturing of bakery products
Responsibilities:
• Champion the Ingredient Handling product line, both indoor and outdoor systems
• Assume the lead on research, coordination and design and development of new
products and equipment.
• Solicit sales and marketing feedback and evaluation of market conditions
• Act as in house authority on:
o Pressure and vacuum pneumatic conveying
o Bulk storage of materials
o Analysis of mechanical and structural elements for strength and fatigue
o Machine design and analysis of rotating equipment including drive design
• Provide technical support to the sales team to ensure that proposals and specifications
address customer requirements in an effective and practical manner
• Ensure that the job specification application information required for effective design,
manufacturing, installation, and operation of ingredient handling systems is provided to
Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing, Service, Vendors and Customers
• Educate and train Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing and Service personnel on ingredient
systems product and applications as required
• Provide technical support when required for site installation and service calls
• Work with application engineers to develop proposals and quotes
• Approve system design content including equipment selection and interaction, pipeline
routing.
• Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in
professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Interfaces and/or assists with applicable quality programs
• Active involvement in Redline, ECN, CAPA and continuous improvement initiatives
• Other duties as assigned
                                                                                                         KB Systems, Inc.
90 Jacktown Road
Bangor PA 18013
Phone: (610) 588-7788
Fax: (610) 588-7785
www.geminibakeryequipment.com
Requirements:
• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 7+ years of experience in mechanical design
• 5+ years of experience in dry bulk pneumatic systems
• PE license is a plus but is not necessary
• Ability to apply pressure, level, weight, and temperature instrumentation in system
design
• Experience with rotary airlock feeders, air movers, positive displacement blowers,
aeration and dust collection, fans, diverter valves, process valves, venting, weighing and
scaling, and pipe router conventions
• Basic knowledge of PLC function and use, programming knowledge not required, but
helpful
• Comprehension and working knowledge of tolerancing
• Working knowledge of industrial practices
• Knowledge of electrical wiring and installation helpful
• Strong organizational, analytical, leadership and communication skills
• History of progressive responsibility a plus
• Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications
• Working knowledge of Solidworks and AutoCAD 2D is necessary
• Travel as required (up to 25%)
Benefits:
• Company offers a competitive benefits package upon successful comp, including the
following:
• Medical/Dental/Vision insurance.
• Company paid Life Insurance and Short Term Disability Insurance
• Long Term Disability and additional Life Insurance and other benefits offered at low
group rates.
• Paid holidays, personal and sick time
• Eligibility for vacation based on length of service
• 401k investment plan with employer matching 50% of employee contribution up to 6%.
Employer match after one year of service.

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