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Mechanical Engineer

Kelly Services
Overland Park, KS 66210
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Kelly Engineering Resources has a great direct hire opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer in the Kansas City Metro. This position will help drive new product development projects and existing product improvements. We are seeking a dynamic individual who possesses the right combination of initiative, knowledge, and communication skills to come be a part of a great company and an even better team. This position will be a vital member of our Research & Development and Engineering team.

The candidate will work directly with a senior mechanical engineer to drive new product development projects of a strategic, disruptive nature in the railroad maintenance-of-way industry. Daily assistance and direction from engineering management and executive leadership can be expected. Our projects move quickly and involve a wide variety of design tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

+ The Mechanical Engineer I will work closely with a senior engineer, as well as draftsman/designers, engineers, and project managers to develop mechanical designs and drawings for railroad maintenance of way equipment.

+ Create and design 3D models and 3D assemblies to be used to create prototype projects.

+ Use engineering calculations and other software tools to support designs

+ Assist senior engineer in preparation of structural analysis reports and interface with project managers to develop new railroad maintenance of way equipment.

+ Analyze maintenance of way equipment to determine possible design improvements

+ Provide engineering and manufacturing support on new and/or existing products when issues arise.

+ Lead, participate, assist with engineering initiatives ranging from new capabilities to new products to application solutions through launch and full commercialization

+ Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ Bachelors degree in Engineering discipline required, or equivalent experience.

+ Exposure to 3D modeling; Autodesk Inventor, Vault, and AutoCAD experience is a plus.

+ Finite Element Analysis (FEA) experience is a plus.

+ Exposure to railroad or heavy equipment industries is preferred.

+ Must be motivated individual with strong analytical, problem solving, and root cause analysis skills. Logical, process-oriented thinker.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication required, including presentation of complex data in easily understood ways and strong data visualization skills.

+ A natural curiosity about technology is a bonus.

+ Proficiency using Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Excel (including creation of charts, functions, and tables).

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-11-08 Expires: 2021-12-09

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