Mechanical Engineer - Metal Cutting

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United States

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Fives Machining Systems Inc. - Hebron

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America/Caribbean, USA, Kentucky, Hebron, KY

City and Zip code

Hebron 41048

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Mechanical Engineer - Metal Cutting

Job type

Permanent position

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The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for researching, designing, developing and testing company products; providing technical support for sales, manufacturing, and service of company products; developing engineering concepts for product features and new product offerings, participating in specially assigned projects; and assisting other engineering personnel with their efforts.
Scope and Responsibilities:

Essential duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Proactively attains a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.
  • Utilizes extensive creativity, mechanical design ability, and good interpersonal skills.
  • Designs and coordinates the development of portions of machine tools and related equipment and systems.
  • Creates design layouts and detail part drawings.
  • Performs engineering analysis.
  • Specifies machine components, materials, and purchased parts.
  • Conducts and/or participates in design reviews.
  • Establishes machine specifications, develops procedures and evaluation criteria for engineering and performance testing of designs.
  • Provides technical support for the following functions:
  • Sales – supplies information regarding design capabilities and function; advises about application and special features
  • Manufacturing – provided information and assistance with production issues; supplies guidance and training to production personnel; helps develop manufacturing, assembly and test products.
  • Service – provides information and assistance to Field Service and Install to correct field performance problems; provides technical information and advice for training and development of instruction manuals.
  • Analyzes costs and develops engineering designs for special equipment and features requested by sales and/or customers and for new product offerings.
  • Creates designs that are functional, safe, reliable, economical, serviceable, and marketable.
  • Meets product plan goals.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in technology and competitive products.

Education and Experiences


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Machine tool design background including specialized mechanisms, rotating assemblies, power transmission systems, sheet metal guarding, spindles, motion control, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical controls.


  • Self-directed with excellent work ethic and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Engineering Design Software expertise.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Applicant criteria


  • Communication
  • Engineering
  • Process
  • Quality
  • R&D
  • Safety