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Hunter IndustriesSan Marcos, CA
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Company Description

Hunter is a company that offers solutions to the problems of irrigation, outdoor, lighting, and custom molding industries. Its products are globally used and can be seen at stadiums, national landmarks, commercial complexes, and buildings. Its headquarters are in San Marcos CA. Its products and services include agricultural irrigation, custom manufacturing, and dispensing technologies. It visons to be always at customer first choice. The work values of hunters are Innovation, Family, and social responsibility. It provides a fun, friendly, and collaborative work environment to its employees. It seeks dedicated and self-driven employees.

Job Description

We are a global leader in the irrigation, outdoor lighting, dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing industries. Driving our continued success is the combined energy and talents of the nearly 3,000 people on our team. Together, we create a diverse array of products that can be seen all over the world, from residential landscapes to national landmarks, stadiums, parks, hotels, and municipal buildings. Although we're global, we're family owned, and our casual, fun, and caring company culture is what makes this a special place to work. As we grow, we are dedicated to preserving our unique culture that makes our employees proud to work here. Whether you're pursuing a career at our headquarters in Southern California, or an opportunity at one of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, or something somewhere in between, we look forward to welcoming you to Hunter Industries and our Family of Companies.

About This Role:

Under general supervision, the Mechanical Engineer performs mechanical design and development of landscape irrigation and/or lighting products. Design efforts may be directed toward new product development, sustaining existing products, or research efforts. Applies knowledge of engineering principles and uses computer aided design and analysis tools. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social Responsibility.

Essential Job Functions/Tasks:

1. Provides design engineering support for existing products or product development or research projects. Researches, designs, analyzes, and tests products to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.

2. Performs analysis, modeling, prototype, and design of injection molded plastic or die-cast components and enclosures. Uses rapid prototyping methods as appropriate. Designs for manufacturing ability incorporating tolerance analysis. Conducts part design reviews. Trains others in the use of CAD and analysis software tools.

3. Develops solutions to product problems that arise and implements the solution. Diagnoses causes and generates design ideas to resolve product issues. Designs tests or test fixtures required to duplicate field failures or to qualify product design changes. Communicates ideas and opinions to team members and communicates design changes to affected departments.

4. Provides and maintains accurate documentation of assigned products, including research projects. Creates 3D models, drawings, and parts lists to document designs. Assists in development of test and inspection methods. Coordinates collection of test and measurement data. Analyses data and summarizes for presentation to project team members.

5. Responds to product change requests, generates solutions, and implements through Engineering Change Orders (ECOs). Ensures that changes are accurate, complete and do not adversely affect product performance and manufacturability through Design Verification. Ensures conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.

6. Coordinates work with various departments to achieve common goals. Maintains on-going discussions with various departments on design feasibility.

7. Research and analyze product proposals, specifications, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and manufacturing requirements of the design. Write engineering performance requirements and specifications for product development or engineering projects.

8. May serve as project team engineer or project manager of a New Product Development team, developing a plan that includes project schedule, specifications, and budget. Responsible for seeing this plan through to completion. Provides and maintains project documentation as required by the Hunter New Product Development process.

9. Keeps abreast of current technology and competitive developments. Represents the organization in outside discussions and technical forums. Travels to test sites, customers, suppliers and trade shows as required.

10. May supervise and direct engineering interns.

Other Job Functions:

Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Hunter Industries' approach to the health and safety of each employee is based on adherence to our Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Every employee is responsible for their safety and must work safely at all times. Employees are to immediately report all unsafe or hazardous conditions, including injuries and near misses to their Supervisor, Environmental Health & Safety Department, or Workers Compensation Manager. Those employees who do not comply with safe work practices may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Work Environment:

Office with carpeted floor and temperature controls. Production area with tile floor and temperature controls.

Various inside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces.

Other Job Functions:

Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Hunter Industries' approach to the health and safety of each employee is based on adherence to our Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Every employee is responsible for their safety and must work safely at all times. Employees are to immediately report all unsafe or hazardous conditions, including injuries and near misses to their Supervisor, Environmental Health & Safety Department, or Workers Compensation Manager. Those employees who do not comply with safe work practices may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.RequirementsEducation/Training Required:

BS in an engineering discipline required. BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred.

Experience Required:

Minimum of three years progressive experience in design engineering.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):

KSA #1: Must have demonstrated competence in the field of mechanical engineering and knowledge of manufacturing techniques, injection molding, and the irrigation industry.

KSA #2: Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

KSA #3: Must have expertise with solid modeling software: ProEngineer and/or SolidWorks, and engineering analysis software: FEA, CFD, and mold flow.

KSA #4: Must have strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving ability.

KSA #5: Must have excellent interpersonal skills to work with department and company employees, customers, suppliers, etc.

KSA #6: Must be able to travel to test sites, customer locations, suppliers and trade shows.

KSA #7: Requires excellent organizational skills with ability to work within timelines.

KSA #8: Ability to initiate action, communicate direction and findings.

Physical Demands:

Ability to sit to use a computer, attend meetings, evaluate work stations and assembly ergonomics issues.

Ability to work in a variety of positions (bending, kneeling and crouching) to gain access to the lower areas of machines in the facility.

Ability to climb stairs to gain access to upper levels of the facility.

Ability to carry material, fixtures, tools, equipment weighing up to 60 pounds.

Finger dexterity sufficient to use standard measuring equipment and a computer.

Visual acuity sufficient to use standard measuring equipment and a computer, and to read written material.

Work Environment:

Office with carpeted floor and temperature controls. Production area with tile floor and temperature controls.

Various inside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces.

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Estimated annual salary
$90,350
average
Minimum
$73,492
Maximum
$112,404

TASKS

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, or maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes to meet requirements.
  • Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
  • Develop, coordinate, or monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, or operation of product designs.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Production and ProcessingKnowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Hunter Industries

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

San Marcos, CA, and others

Founded

1981

CEO

Greg Hunter

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