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Mechanical Engineer

Date:  Jan 13, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Tupelo MS
MS
Job Requisition:  32185

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for individuals who share our beliefs -- motivated individuals who can lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer.  Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!

 

The Mechanical Engineer researches, plans, and designs mechanical, electrical, and/or electromechanical products and systems, and directs and coordinates activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical or electromechanical products and systems by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates with safety as the number one priority. Follows all safety absolutes and corrects any and all hazardous conditions immediately.
  • Must be knowledgeable of and comply with all BMS policies, practices and procedures.
  • Researches and analyzes data such as customer (product, technical, or production department) design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Designs products or systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines, and mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, or heated transfer systems.
  • Plans and directs engineering personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and development of methods and procedures for testing products or systems.
  • Directs and coordinates fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications.
  • Works closely with production and maintenance to coordinate operation, maintenance, and repair activities to obtain optimum utilization of machines and equipment.
  • Designs products and systems to interface machines, hardware, and software.
  • Evaluates field installation and recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of project management experience is preferred
  • Experience with equipment and components used in heavy manufacturing (mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and electrical components and interactions)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated, service oriented, hands-on performer with the ability to lead and prioritize a group.
  • Equipment design experience would be beneficial, but not necessarily required.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Benefits
Cooper's benefits philosophy is simple. We want our employees to come to work knowing they have a great support structure behind them. That’s why Cooper has developed a competitive total rewards program for employees that promotes personal health, assists employees in maintaining a healthy balance between work and life and meets the diverse personal and professional needs of Cooper employees and their families.

 

Cooper Tire is an equal employment opportunity employer with a strong commitment to a diverse workforce. Our commitment to a diverse workforce allows us to be successful in the many different geographic areas in which we conduct business. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and strategic advancement opportunities. Enjoy rewarding opportunities and grow your career with us as you join a successful global organization.

 


Nearest Major Market: Tupelo

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