Mechanical Engineer

Offer published on 17 06 2024
Location :
EMPORIA, KS, United States of America
Sector :
Process Design & Development
Contract type :

Open positions

Mechanical Engineer

Michelin is hiring!

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This position will be the Lead Engineer on our Emporia Manufacturing site’s “Gatos Project” – a reconfiguration of the wheels molding shop which will include atomization, process qualification, and validation.

  • Feasibility studies are carried out with challenged and validated CDCs, the possible solutions are evaluated from the point of view of costs, deadlines, risks, functional choice criteria.
  • Integration studies are conducted in cooperation with other businesses.
  • The quality system and the methods of group are implemented (risk analyzes, FMEA, design reviews, quality planning, DTE, treatment of NC).
  • Validations (CI, RF, RC) are obtained after the phases of realization, installation, start-up and development of the equipment made in collaboration with related metiers of the industry.
  • Prototype projects managed by the process development teams are supported.


  • Provide Mechanical Engineering design for assigned projects including machine specification, sizing and selection, mechanical part, assembly and schematic drawings, layout drawings, components specification, sizing and selection, bill of materials and complete machine documentation package for life of machine (dossier).
  • Create budget estimates and bid packages on assigned projects.
  • Provide project documentation: mechanical designs, technical offer, safety risk assessment, maintenance & operator training documents and user manuals.
  • Provide equipment acceptance inspections on equipment that comes into the plant.
  • Management of mechanical contractors or maintenance installation teams during equipment modifications & machine installations through start-up and commissioning.
  • Project support, especially during installation, start-up and ramp up phases is on-site and "hands on"

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • 3 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in a Manufacturing setting required, 5 years preferred
  • Experience with mechanical design standards; OSHA, ASME, ANSI, ISO, etc.
  • Mechanical design tools; AutoCAD or Draftsight 2D is preferred
  • Experience with lifting devices, cranes, jibs, below the hook devices and end-effectors preferred
  • Knowledge of advanced technologies in robotics, AGV, ASRS, AI (machine learning) preferred
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, piping and fitting required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office apps (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Detailed installation planning including risk assessment, timeline and step by step installation
  • Management of internal and external contractors to accomplish objectives
  • Managing correction of equipment non-conformities and acceptance
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence and resolve issues
  • Ability to network and develop positive relationship with team members and internal partners
  • This position is not available for immigration sponsorship. Must not require Visa sponsorship now or in the future (ex: after a visa expires)


Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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