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Mechanical Systems Engineer

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers around the world.

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!

WHY JOIN US?

Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter!

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results.

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!

Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.

At DuPont , we are working on things that matter, whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers in this global pandemic.??

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we?work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!?

WHY JOIN US? ??

Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter!? ??

?Get to know our? Purpose? and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that?improve the world, share a?commitment to sustainability that?makes our planet better and give back to communities in?which we work?and live.??

Get to? Experience ?a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance?and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!??

Have the? Opportunity ?to?chart your own course,?challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build?a?rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize?skills,?competencies, and contributions?to business results.???

The Global Engineering Technology (GET) team in DuPont’s Water & Protection (W&P) business is seeking a Mechanical Systems Engineer to join us at our Wilmington, Delaware offices. The W&P business is home to iconic brands such as Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, and Tyvek® , as well as innovative water filtration and building solution products. Members of GET provide critical engineering support to the design, construction, and enhancement of W&P manufacturing operations across the globe.

The Mechanical Systems Engineer will be responsible for the development and improvement of electromechanical systems throughout W&P operations. Electromechanical System design and development needs will range from designing improvements to existing manufacturing equipment to the development of new, custom-designed equipment as part of R&D or Capital projects. The engineer will be responsible for transforming concepts from customers into proof-of-principle designs, prototypes, and/or commercial-scale equipment.

Your Key Responsibilities:

+ Develop first-of-a-kind custom equipment including conceptualizing new equipment based on customer and business requirements.

+ Work with operations, maintenance, safety, and engineering to design improvements to existing equipment.

+ Perform engineering calculations to determine speeds, loads, and other data required for sizing equipment.

+ Ensure accuracy, completeness, and feasibility of designs and specifications as well as adherence to applicable mechanical and safety standards.

+ Support operations, maintenance, and engineering to troubleshoot and resolve production and quality issues in manufacturing plants.

+ Effectively manage multiple programs with focus on meeting cost and timing commitments while maintaining high quality work.

+ Communicate project objectives effectively, both written and verbal, to team members, plant personnel, and leadership.

+ Develop capital project basic data packages, equipment specifications, and fabrication and installation scopes of work. Visit vendor shops to monitor fabrication quality and witness factory acceptance tests. Provide onsite support during equipment installation and commissioning/startup.

+ Generate accurate cost estimates for design and engineering manhours, design contractor manhours, equipment installation costs, installation manhours, and startup manhours.

Qualifications:

+ BS in Mechanical Engineering required. MS in Mechanical Engineering preferred.

+ 7+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.

+ Knowledge of commercial fabrication techniques, machining practices, inspection processes, fastening systems, machine dynamics, system controls, surface finishes, machine safety, and internal/external support systems.

+ Experience with Finite Element Analysis tools (eg Creo Simulate) to conduct stress analyses.

+ Deep understanding of interactions between mechanical, electrical, and controls disciplines in relation to machine design.

+ Able to work independently and with a team.

+ Able to write technical equipment specifications for equipment purchases and write scopes of work for engineering, design, and installation of equipment.

+ Ability to implement machine safety systems (field input devices and safety controllers / relays) as defined by machine risk assessments.

+ Position may require 10% travel (US based and International).

+ Advanced usage of MS Office 365 products, CAD software, and various vendor software.

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DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information (http://www.dupont.com/global-links/accessibility.html) .

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Job Posting: JC254742697

Posted On: Feb 03, 2024

Updated On: Apr 17, 2024

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