Posted on: September 10, 2018 • Category: Manufacturing - Engineer
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Salary
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Phone 1: 605-665-9311
Careers at KPI
700 W. 21st. Street
Yankton, Yankton, SD 57078
Essential Qualifications: 1. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, preferably mechanical or structural engineering. 2. Ability to operate necessary office equipment and tools to perform engineering functions using CAD systems and 3-D software. Essential Functions: 1. Ability to operate necessary office equipment and tools to perform engineering functions which include CAD systems and Inventor software. 2. Ability to travel by air and land. 3. Ability to perform duties in environments which include heavy industrial setting, quarry/pit locations, and construction sites with associated air pollutants and noise levels. 4. Ability to climb on equipment, etc. to inspect, troubleshoot, or gather design information. 5. Ability to work well with others and demonstrate good oral and written communication skills.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Propose general design arrangements to meet the plant, systems, and/or unit requirements. Develop specific and complete designs for units, systems, and/or plants utilizing application of new technology and original innovation to attain operational superiority. Will incorporate finite element analysis in design work. 2. Coordinate activities to complete design projects in required time. Maintain effective communication and interchange of information within Company and outside suppliers. 3. Evaluate and estimate required engineering time on sales order to aid in quote activity, and then, during order process, establish engineering release dates to assist production scheduling. 4. Support Service Department with technical assistance. 5. Provide assistance and information relative to manufacturing techniques, tooling requirements, and shop floor problems. 6. Assist in obtaining sources for purchased products. 7. Assist in testing activities. 8. Maintain up-to-date on engineering technology, industry trends, and product design innovations.
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens employs individuals at its three manufacturing companies: Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. in Yankton, South Dakota, Johnson Crushers International, Inc. in Eugene, Oregon, and Astec Mobile Screens in Sterling, Illinois. We are always interested in hearing from talented individuals. We offer competitive wages and benefits and strive to serve our employees in the spirit of family and integrity upon which our companies were founded. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws. All information provided in your application will be treated as confidential and will be used to help ensure the best use of your abilities if employed by KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens. We strive to maintain a competitive wage or salary structure which allows the Company to recruit and maintain an effective work force. An employee’s total compensation consists not only of the wage/salary, but also the various benefits offered. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, free disability coverage, 401(k) with 75 percent company match, paid vacation after 6 months, paid holidays, and a profit-sharing plan.