Engineer III
Newport News, VA 
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Job Description
Engineer III
Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
Requisition ID 26089
Category Engineering
Position Type Full-Time
Overview
Do you have the desire to join us in a collaborative environment at Canon's largest manufacturing hub in North America? Change the direction of your career at our Regional Technical Headquarters.

Our team continues to expand with new opportunities in the area of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. This role is ideal for those interested in equipment design, automation and process equipment. The mechanical engineer will focus on troubleshooting, problem-solving, robotics, vision systems and improvement activities. All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment.

Along with one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our "work/life" balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry. A great effort is placed to create a quality work experience where your development and job satisfaction is a top priority to us. We are seeking candidates for the position of Mechanical Engineer III!

Overview:
Provides mechanical engineering support to implement or improve production equipment and / or systems including, but not limited to automated assembly or process lines. Performs root cause analysis (RCA) for equipment /process issues. Develops & implements appropriate countermeasures.
Responsibilities
- Consistently demonstrates the ability to generate & implement effective, imaginative solutions to problems. Monitors and tracks the effectiveness of the countermeasures.
- Coordinates and leads schedule & planning meetings and/or act as the ME representative at meetings.
- Develops, manages and tracks resources and budgets for department and assigned projects including spending schedules.
- Develops concepts and implementation plans for large scale, complex, equipment and/or process projects. Identifies resources required and prioritizes actions effectively.
- Acts as the Engineering lead for problem investigations using engineering principles. Assists members in developing/improving their investigative skills and techniques.
- Solves complex issues and/or design equip and/or processes. Acts as a technical resource to guide others.
- Reviews other members' drawings, etc. for accuracy, clarity, and/or consistency to CVI ME drawing standards, etc. Mentor to junior members.
- Creates divisional/interdivisional policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates technical capability to research, interpret and apply standards (NEC, NFPA, etc.) proactively / consistently as needed to maintain employee safety and code compliance.
- Designs, develops, assemblies, and tests prototype equipment/systems for new/improved functions and/or processes.
- May coordinate equipment installation activities including the delivery, offloading, installation, and commissioning of equipment.
- Reviews, verifies and approves vendor supplied conceptual and detailed drawings, panel layouts and / or process drawings.
- Creates & updates detailed, comprehensive schedules for the projects/ tasks/ responsibilities assigned.
- Estimates & summarizes resource requirements for projects/ tasks. Figures out Return on Investment and cost benefit calculations.
- Researches and interprets standards to determine applicability to current /future equipment and/or processes (ANSI, RIA, NFPA, NEC, etc).
- Creates 2D & 3D CAD file creation and revision for component and assembly drawings for complex equipment and/or systems.
- Understands what Industry Consensus Standards are & utilizes/ applies with support of experienced members. Ex. NFPA, NEC, ANSI, etc.
Qualifications
- A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering Technology or related field and 5-8 years' experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
- Working knowledge of CAD operations, Basic design requirements and Tolerance methods (preferable Autodesk Inventor).
- Experience in robot and vision systems a plus.
- Requires experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
- Requires strong verbal and written communication skills.
PLEASE NOTE:
We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor. We are required under federal law to invite you to voluntarily self-identify in various categories. Relevant forms will be included at several steps in the recruitment process.
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 8 years
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