JBT Corporation

Temporary Mechanical Engineer

3 weeks ago
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Technology (Engineering, Technical)


John Bean Technologies Corporation has a long history of technical innovation. JBT traces its roots to 1884 when inventor John Bean developed a new type of spray pump to combat San Jose scale in California's orchards. Our solutions have helped create industries, and our tradition of invention continues to transform the food processing industry and contribute to our customers' success. We are a leading provider in nearly every market in which we compete, with strong relationships that only begin with the best people, equipment and technologies available anywhere. Today, JBT is a strong and balanced international market leader with over $1 billion in annual revenues.


We are looking for a temporary Mechanical Engineer.


  • Confers with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products. Transition products from product development to production. 
  • Performs detailed calculations to compute and establish design, construction, and installation standards and specifications. 
  • Creates and releases notification and bulletins on changes in design revisions and improvements. 
  • Supports manufacturing as required with drawing, prints, specifications and programming.
  • Works with vendors to ensure that quality level is maintained and products comply with the design specifications. 
  • Maintains drawing and model library, history, revisions and functional specifications.
  • Maintains engineering documentation for projects and tasks as well as time capturing and budgeting. 
  • Investigates and implements ways of reducing the cost of parts and equipment while maintaining or increasing the functionality and quality.
  • Coordinates manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements for assigned projects.

Occasional Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or related technical degree.
  • Knowledgeable in general scientific/engineering techniques with ability to assist on new project development.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and utilize basic scientific/engineering principles, data and some independent judgment in determining how to approach/solve problems.
  • Strong written, verbal and listening skills. 
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities. 
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to develop relationships with customer personnel at the technical level and to leverage those relationships to demonstrate JBT value.


  • Typically 3-5 yrs experience experience in an OEM manufacturing environment
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks or other solid modeling software package
  • Proven experience in applying working principles within the technical field. 


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