Senior Design Engineer
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Mcpherson, KS 67460
Senior Design Engineer Job Description
Plastics Extrusion Machinery, LLC in McPherson, Kansas.
Responsibilities include review customer source control drawings, specification control
drawings and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility
of the conceptual components. Perform all necessary calculations such as stress analysis,
performance analysis, and pressure drop and flow analysis, etc., as required. Prepare
preliminary design proposal(s). Interact with production personnel to define and solve
manufacturing/design issues and implement cost reduction ideas with regard to company
products. Perform liaison function between engineering and all manufacturing operations
for any related issues, problems or improvements. Define problem areas and implement
product improvements based on customer repair/rejection concerns. Participate in
engineering and general design review as required. Refine and complete designs after
design review meetings. Prepare proposal documentation. Prepare technical data such as
qualification test procedures, acceptance test procedures, reports, component maintenance
manuals, etc. Interact with customers on engineering design and any questions/problems
they may have. Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to
company. Coordinate as required with internal groups including purchasing, quality
control, sales, production, accounting personnel, metal finishing and assembly. Perform
duties as the acting engineering director if requested during the absence of the director of
engineering. Advise supervisor of work status, workload, problems and progress as related
to work assignments. Able to handle an ever-increasing level of managerial responsibility.
Advise and recommend material specifications and budget control methods. Special
requirements: knowledge base of PVC pipe industry with a focus on belling design.