13 Sep
Mechanical Engineer
North Carolina, Charlotte

At Fontaine Modification, we focus on design and manufacture of innovative solutions to heavy truck manufacturers, dealers, and commercial truck users worldwide. We fill the niche between what the original equipment manufacturer truck chassis builders can produce in their respective manufacturing plants and what the market needs for the wide variety of fleet and vocational truck applications.-Fontaine’s long history of providing innovative and custom engineered solutions in an environment of integrity, customer responsiveness, quality products and superior workmanship has made us the recognized leader in the industry for over half a century,-DESCRIPTION: Mechanical Engineer - This position is responsible for development of new and existing products at Fontaine Modification Company (FMC). Projects must meet time and budget goals in order to fulfill the requirements of customers and FMC engineering. Each project requires an accurate work instruction along with bills of material and engineering drawings as needed.-CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage new engineering projects as directed by facility manager, including:Designing assembly fixtures or partsWriting work instructions for new & existing designsCompleting, or updating, bills of materialCreating, evaluating & improving production processes to meet build time targets.Design new parts, and make engineering changes subject to approval by the VP of Engineering.Improve quality throughout the modification centers by providing new tools and procedures for each.Develop efficiency improvements in the assigned modification center.Support sales engineers with design and quoting process on first time parts and processes.Support all mod centers with proper documentation that meet FMVSS rules and regulations.Recommend, and help implement, changes in product design and assembly processes to assure a consistent, quality product.Design parts and processes that meet Fontaine’s quality standards.-EDUCATION/COMPETENCIES/EXPERIENCES:Mechanical Engineer (BSME) or Electrical Engineer (BSEE) degree.Drafting and design experience (Autodesk Inventor preferred).Automotive or truck engineering experience required.Some level of understanding with automotive electronics systems (J1939 experience a plus)Capable of moderate travel (approximately 10% to 20%)Automotive experience is preferredMust have a valid driver's license with a good driving recordMust be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship-PERSONAL ATTRIBUTESCommunication : Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably and actively seeking feedback, whether from customers, suppliers, dealers, OEM reps or FMC employees.Customer Focus : Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders.Flexibility : Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.Attention to Detail : Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on to team members.Professionalism : Dealing directly and forthrightly with people and problems, persisting to get the job done as extra hours should be expected.Dependability/Reliability : Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, and pitching in to get the job done.Teamwork : Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.Interpersonal Influence : Building strong work relationships and adjusting to how individuals, organizational units, and cultures and react.-We offer a competitive salary, a complete benefits package including medical insurance coverage and a 401(k) plan. Fontaine is a member of the Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway family of companies.-Please respond with cover letter and resume . Your cover letter should describe your background and whatever experience you may have. It should also include three clearly defined reasons why you should be considered for this position.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /yearRequired education:Bachelor'sRequired experience:mechanical engineering: 1 yearRequired license or certification:Driver's License

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