Mechanical Engineering Technician – 1st shift

Fond du Lac
Full Time

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Position Title:  Mechanical Engineering Technician

Location: Fond du Lac, WI

Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A $2.5 billion division of Brunswick Corporation, Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world.

A Die Casting Mechanical Engineering Technician will be a critical engineering team member in Mercury’s aluminum foundry (Plant 17) with responsibilities directly related to die cast tooling and tooling logistics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interact with production and engineers on machine requirements and mechanical needs/ improvements
  • Assist in cell layouts
  • Assist in robot gripper improvements and new designs
  • Assist in robot reach studies
  • Assist in fixture improvements and new designs
  • Communicate tooling needs from within the plant to our outside tooling vendors
  • Participate and assist continuous improvement activity related, but not limited to, ergonomics, ISO, Safety, 5S, and Lean Six Sigma
  • Track tooling changes including revision and part number changes, and report due dates to the engineering team
  • Help schedule tooling deliveries and shipments, and coordinate repairs with help from production planning group, Manufacturing Engineers and tooling vendors
  • Working with die repair to ensure spare and backup components are available.  Order replacement components as needed from the various vendors
  • Help manage our vending system in Die Repair and tool crib

Successful candidates must demonstrate:

  • Ability to produce results independently and within groups/teams
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills with a proven record to effectively participate in a cross-functional team
  • Strong attention to detail, project execution, and time-management skills
  • Ability to excel in an extremely dynamic and constantly changing manufacturing environment

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 2 Year Technical or Engineering based degree
  • Knowledge of high pressure die casting and finishing operations
  • Proficiency in MS office software including Teams, SharePoint, and Planner
  • Team player who thrives in a foundry environment
  • Understanding of scheduling systems for tooling and interacting with outside vendors
  • Keep safety in the forefront of all handling and loading activities
  • Experience with 2D drafting, engineering drawings and GD&T.
  • Mechanical Knowledge: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Robot Experience: (Preferred)
  • Availability to work full-time (40 or more hours per week)
  • Dependable, self-motivated, and engaged learner
  • Need to be able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to occasionally lift to 35 lbs.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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