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Mechanical Engineering Technician – Watertown, SD

Posted on: May 12, 2023
Documentation Technician

Website Miller Electric

Miller® is about building things that matter. We lead the welding industry in building advanced, solution-focused products and meeting crucial needs for welding safety and health.

We’re about the partnership and the work. Our products are designed with our users for manufacturing, fabrication, construction, aviation, motorsports, education, agriculture and marine applications.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, “The Power of Blue®,” is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.
Job Description
The Mechanical Engineering Technician will be responsible for working with Engineering to accurately create and maintain engineering documentation. As well as design, develop and test machines and tools used in manufacturing. The candidate will need to be detail-oriented as you take precise measurements during design verification and have strong mathematical skills for analysis and design.
Responsibilities include:

Duties include but are not limited to modification and creation of drawings, models, engineering spec sheets, schematics, test procedures, Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), part entries, deviations, and Bills of Material (BOM).
Be the liaison between the Engineering, Materials, Marketing, Service, and Accounting departments as well as internal and external suppliers.
Collaborate with Engineering, Service, and Marketing teams to create and revise Owner’s Manuals, Technical Manuals, and Field Instructions.
Understands implications and strategy to fit, form and function for ECOs.
Participate in meetings to stay informed of and implement changes to documentation standards.
Support equipment calibration activities and maintain calibration database. Demonstrate knowledge of computer numerical control concepts related to industrial machining, 3D printing and CAD/CAM operations.
Understand GD&T principles.
Apply critical thinking concepts to identify and solve design concerns for industry-specific projects.
Minimum Qualifications:

Must possess or be actively pursuing an Associate’s degree in Mechanical Design, Electro-Mechanical Technology, or related field.
Must have ability to know how products are manufactured to be able to structure BOMs properly.
Must have the ability to dynamically balance between multiple tasks.
Must be very computer proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel and possess experience with 2D and 3D modeling.
Experience in SolidWorks is preferred.
Key Competencies 

Great communication and prioritization skills, be a self-starter, work very efficiently with minimum supervision, and perform well in a team-oriented environment.
Organized, very detail oriented, and willing to seek out information to ensure full and accurate documentation.
Additional information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

To apply for this job email your details to marisa.sobeski@millerwelds.com