Wagstaff, Inc.
  • 363 Engineering - Special Products
  • Spokane Valley, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wagstaff, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Job Summary

Apply mechanical engineering knowledge to the design, development and production of Wagstaff casting equipment.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Become familiar with Wagstaff aluminum casting equipment, associated design criteria and philosophies
  • Participate with project teams to define the mechanical engineering and equipment requirements, including planned hours, based upon the scope as provided by sales
  • Use parametric solid seed models for the generation of customer approval drawings and mechanical design drawings
  • Create the design documents necessary for acquiring customer approval for equipment designs, oversee production of design documents necessary for equipment production, both according to documented design procedures
  • Serve as Wagstaff's primary technical contact to customer's technical personnel for mechanical engineering and equipment issues throughout the project, up to and including product start-up
  • Review the Approval Drawings and resultant Manufacturing Drawings for compliance with the Guidelines for Handling Molten Aluminum as set forth by the Aluminum Association, Inc.
  • Provide documented technical and analytical evaluations for the design solutions keeping safety, functionality, and cost effectiveness paramount
  • Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Train other team members in support of the required engineering and design for a limited number of Wagstaff product lines as assigned
  • Prepare and release design documents
  • Provide technical direction and consultation to other team members
  • Abide by company policies
  • Periodic domestic and international travel required depending upon customer and company business needs
  • In order to achieve business objectives, work weeks in excess of 40 hours may be required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering discipline appropriate for job
  • Project management expereince preferred
  • General Characteristics:
    • Acquires basic knowledge and develops skills in a specific practice area
    • Applies prescribed and/or standard techniques and procedures in accordance with established criteria to perform assigned tasks
    • Exercises limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work
    • Acquires an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities
  • General Technical Responsibilities:
    • Designs a complete project, system, component, or process of standard complexity
    • Performs standard computations or analysis
    • Prepares Drawings
  • Leadership Skills:
    • Assign tasks to and coordinates with Designers. Coordinates with other departments as necessary
  • Direction Received:
    • Receives close supervision on unusual or difficult problems, and general review of all aspects of work
  • Communication Skills:
    • Academic oral and technical writing skills
    • Attends Customer project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignment. May occasionally lead the meetings

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job on Wagstaff premises, work is performed primarily in an adequately lit, well ventilated, climate controlled general office environment.  Close computer work is regularly required.  The work usually involves minimal physical exertion.  The noise level in the general office environment is usually moderate. 

This job may require occasional or more frequent interaction with employees on the manufacturing shop floor.  While on the shop floor, the employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risks of moving equipment and parts, and other risks associated with a manufacturing environment.  Because of this environment and associated risks, coordination with shop floor managers/employees may be necessary before entering the shop floor, and use of job appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing is required on the shop floor.  The noise level on the shop floor is often loud.

This job may also require occasional or more frequent travel to and work at customer sites.  While at customer sites, the employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risks of moving equipment and parts, and other risks associated with a construction and/or manufacturing environment.  Because of this environment and associated risks, coordination with customer managers/employees may be necessary before entering the customer site, and use of job appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing is required at customer sites.  The noise level at customer sites is often loud.

Mental and Physical Requirements

The physical and mental requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Key: Constant -71%+, Frequent-31-70%, Occasional- 11-30%, Seldom, 0-10%

Reading           Constant                    

Lift 10 lbs. or less Occasional

Writing   Constant

Lift 10-25 lbs. Occasional

Speaking   Occasional

Lift 26-50 lbs. Seldom

Interpreting Data Frequent

Lift 51-100 lbs. Seldom                 

Planning   Frequent

Lift 101+ lbs. N/A

Organizing Frequent

Carry 10 lbs. or less Occasional

Supervising Seldom

Carry 10-25 lbs. Seldom

Problem Solving Frequent

Carry 26-50 lbs. Seldom

Attention to Detail Frequent

Carry 51-100 lbs. Seldom

Multi-Tasking Frequent

Carry 101+ lbs. N/A

Sit   Frequent

Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 10 lbs. or less Occasional

See   Constant

Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 10-25 lbs. Occasional

Stand   Occasional

Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 26-50 lbs. Seldom

Walk   Occasional

Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 51-100 lbs. Seldom

Drive   Seldom

Push/Pull, Slide/Transfer 101+ lbs. N/A

Hear   Constant

Climb/Balance Seldom

Turn/Twist/Lean Frequent

Stoop/Kneel/Squat Occasional

Reach/Manual Dexterity Frequent

Crouch/Crawl Seldom

 

Bend   Seldo,

 

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