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Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Overview

The Design Engineer will design, analyze and test complex mechatronic systems engineered for dispensing and automation equipment. This individual will also participate in team and customer meetings to identify requirements, specifications, timelines and expectations for machine designs. This position requires a strong technical ability in the field mechanical design for automation and is for a motivated individual who enjoys a variety of responsibility. They will collaborate with our mechanical build team as systems are built and act as a liaison between design and manufacturing. The Design Engineer will also develop documentation and prints for equipment builds and vendor activity. A drive to learn and expand skills and responsibilities is a must.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities

  • Convert customer specifications into concept layout / design
  • Design and develop automation solutions for meter, mix and dispensing applications
  • Evaluate available technical solutions, specifications and budget; source suppliers
  • Understanding and applying industrial safety standards to machine design
  • Budget cost calculations
  • Documentation - Create and organize bill of material, assembly instructions, assembly drawings
  • Support assembly process
  • Interface with suppliers and customers
  • Integration of products with controls engineering team
  • Knowledge and application of mechatronics and how complex systems interact; focusing on the mechanical design of these interactions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and experience
  • Technical understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, servo systems
  • Experience interpreting customer GD&T data and applying it to the design of tooling
  • Past performance that demonstrates self-starting behaviors and ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Understanding of manufacturing and assembly process with relation to feasibility and cost
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Strong 3D modeling capability preferably in Solid Edge

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • One or more of the following:

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • 5 years of on the job work experience in mechanical design and documentation

  • Familiar with the application of SI units
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and how these systems interact
  • Ability to adapt to/learn new controls technology and software
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Understanding and communicating technical details
  • Comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines
  • Understanding and experience with manufacturing technologies and how they are apply to design

Special Position Requirements

  • Requires excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to find ways to work under pressure and still make deadlines without cutting corners or endangering the integrity of the equipment and/or the employer as a whole.  
  • Willingness to participate in internal training to expand chemical background
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, taking on several projects at once.
  • Capable of reading mechanical drawings in both North American and European standards
  • Requires ability to interact professionally with other departments, customers and suppliers
  • Ability to analyze problems, specify solutions and implement solutions.

 

Work Environment

  • Operation in a professional office environment as well as machine build environment
  • Expectation of an average of 50 hours per week; work in the evening or on weekends depending on project status. Success relies on dedication.
  • May be required to travel on short notice.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and work in a standing position for long periods

Apply now!

RAMPF Group, Inc.

Jacob Goryl - HR admin P +1.248.295.0223 Ext. 171202 E jacob.goryl[at]rampf-group.com

49037 Wixom Tech Drive

Wixom, MI 48393, USA

info[at]rampf-group.com



Controls Hardware Designer

Position Overview

The Controls Designer is responsible for the design, documentation, and assistance with the building of standard and customized industrial control panels for Dispensing and Automation Equipment. This position requires a strong technical ability in the fields of controls and electrical panel design and is for a motivated individual who enjoys a variety of responsibility. The ideal candidate will have a track record in engineering leadership as well as the ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices, as well as provide detailed documentation upon project completion. A drive to learn and expand skills and responsibilities is a must.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities

  • Documentation of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and cooling systems (i.e.: schematics, ladder diagrams, etc.)
  • Provide thorough testing of machine functionality to verify schematic and labeling completeness and accuracy.
  • Work with mechanical and PLC programmers to ensure the control system will meet performance, reliability and func-tionality requirements
  • Inform customer project personnel regarding documentation and advises them on solving technical problems.
  • Work with other members of the control systems design department and other groups to continuously improve methods of integrating controls technology, with the goals being enhanced safety, enhanced functionality, and reduced cost
  • Must have knowledge and some experience in PLC logic and programming (preferably Siemens) with the desire to learn more
  • Design controls and electrical hardware specific to customer, RAMPF, or government safety standards and project re-quirements
  • Human/machine physical interface design
  • Machine start up, testing and debugging

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Standard industrial panel designs & components
  • Wiring methods

    • Power distribution wiring
    • Communications layout
    • Voltage levels and types and their isolation

  • Software Experience:

    • EPLAN (preferred)
    • AutoCAD Electrical
    • MS Office Suite
    • Microsoft Visio

  • Basic knowledge of Programming languages (STL, Ladder, g-code, etc.)

    • o   Siemens Step 7, WinCC

  • Basic networking knowledge and application
  • Fieldbus Technologies (ex: EtherCAT, IOLink, Modbus)
  • Ethernet, Profinet
  • Profibus, CANbus
  • Machine labeling syntax of electrical wiring, components, hoses, etc. and how to document this information in the sche-matics
  • Knowledge of multi axis servo systems
  • Component sizing and wiring
  • Knowledge in process instrumentation (flow, level, pressure)
  • Interfacing and communication with devices; analog, fieldbus, etc.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • One or more of the following:

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    • 2 year trade school degree as an electrician or electrical design
    • 5 years of on the job work experience in controls design, primarily focused on industrial panel design

  • Understand and able to apply IEEE, CE, UL, NFPA, etc. electrical requirements and standards to designs
  • Familiar with the application of SI units
  • Knowledge of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and how these systems interact
  • Ability to adapt to/learn new controls technology and software
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Understanding and communicating technical details

 

Special Position Requirements

  • Requires excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to find ways to work under pressure and still make deadlines without cutting corners or endangering the integrity of the equipment and/or the employer as a whole.  
  • Willingness to participate in internal training to expand chemical background
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, taking on several projects at once.
  • Capable of reading electrical drawings in both North American and European standards
  • Requires ability to interact professionally with other departments, customers and suppliers
  • Ability to analyze problems, specify solutions and implement solutions.

 

Work Environment

  • Operation in a professional office environment as well as machine build environment
  • Expectation of an average of 50 hours per week; work in the evening or on weekends depending on project status. Suc-cess relies on dedication.
  • May be required to travel on short notice.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and work in a standing position for long periods

Apply now!

RAMPF Group, Inc.

Jacob Goryl - HR admin P +1.248.295.0223 Ext. 171202 E jacob.goryl[at]rampf-group.com

49037 Wixom Tech Drive

Wixom, MI 48393, USA

info[at]rampf-group.com

Accounts Payable Clerk

Position Overview

The accounts payable clerk is responsible for processing invoices and issuing payments. There are a number of related tasks also included in this function.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and processes check runs
  • Reviews and processes all invoices and check requests for payment while insuring all appropriate approvals have been received
  • Review checks generated for accuracy prior to distribution and mailing
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Prepare analysis of accounts
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
  • Produce monthly reports
  • Assist with month end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Assist with special projects as requested
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks requested by management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thrives as an individual contributor; equally effective working as a team-member
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective problem solving skills and analytical abilities
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency with the ability to meet appropriate deadlines
  • Accurate and results oriented.
  • Committed to providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers Effective time management skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years of A/P experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Recent Quickbooks experience
  • Good knowledge of General Accounting Principles
  • Solid computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced enviroment
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Must be very detail oriented
  • Must be highly motivated without the need for continuous direction

Work Environment

This position requires a person to have the ability to perform work while sitting, standing, or walking and the ability to lift up to 10 lbs on a frequent basis and up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis.

Apply now!

RAMPF Group, Inc.

Jacob Goryl - HR admin P +1.248.295.0223 Ext. 171202 E jacob.goryl[at]rampf-group.com

49037 Wixom Tech Drive

Wixom, MI 48393, USA

info[at]rampf-group.com

Customer Service

Position Overview

This position is responsible for providing effective customer service for all customers by using excellent, in-depth knowledge of company products and services as well as communicating effectively with team members within the customer service, outside sales, purchasing, and warehouse departments.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities

  • Respond to customers on prices and delivery times
  • Receive customer purchase orders and process accordingly
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Acknowledge customer orders and generate paperwork for warehouse
  • Maintain accurate inventory, monthly spot counting
  • Submit ASN’s and provide shipment tracking information to customers
  • Forecasting
  • Support all areas of customer service as needed
  • Any additional tasks as requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Self assured and confident
  • Good mathematical and analytical skills
  • Works well, maintains positive attitude under pressure
  • Flexible and organized
  • Computer skills (MS Office/Quickbooks)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand shipping methods
  • Innovative with ideas to improve productivity
  • Record and report safety issues
  • Hazmat and special handling for shipping

Work Environment

  • Capable of lifting up to 30 lbs
  • Warehouse/plant
  • Office

Apply now!

RAMPF Group, Inc.

Jacob Goryl - HR admin P +1.248.295.0223 Ext. 171202 E jacob.goryl[at]rampf-group.com

49037 Wixom Tech Drive

Wixom, MI 48393, USA

info[at]rampf-group.com


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49037 Wixom Tech Drive
Wixom, MI 48393 USA
+1.248.295.0223
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