JBT Corporation

  • Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia | US-PA-Doylestown | US-PA-Chalfont
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/4/2018 9:02 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Technology (Engineering, Technical)
  • Overview

    Join a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit!


    JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries.  With offices in the United States and Europe, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems. 


    We have an immediate opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our design team in the Greater Philadelphia area.


    • Analyzes project requirements and designs semi-custom Automated Guided Vehicles  (AGVs) for industrial applications
    • Designs material handling equipment
    • Prepares vehicle engineering and supporting equipment estimates
    • Creates vehicle and material handling drawings/documentation
    • Provides technical assistance


    • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Mechanical Engineering; Master’s Degree (M.S.) a plus
    • 10+ years Mechanical Engineering experience
    • Fork truck / industrial lift truck industry and/or capital equipment experience, a plus
    • Working understanding of hydraulic components and systems
    • Strong analytical, scientific, technical, and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to create detail, assembly and layout drawings
    • Proficient in AutoCAD, 3D modeling, and/or PTC Creo (Pro/ENGINEER)
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • FEA analysis, a plus
    • Must have a valid driver's license
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, up to 20%



    What we offer:


    • Opportunity for growth in a booming industry (material handling automation)
    • Transparent leadership team – business goals and objectives regularly communicated through monthly meetings
    • Casual work environment
    • Company culture of continuous improvement
    • Competitive salary and benefits – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability
    • Benefits begin your first day of employment
    • Generous education reimbursement benefits
    • Robust retirement benefits with company match
    • Vacation, sick, and holiday paid time-off 



    Candidates should be eligible to work in the US with no sponsorship requirements needed now or in the future.


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    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org.


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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