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September 20th, 2018

EMPLOYMENT, Trade Shows & Memberships

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Please contact Karen Hanson, karenh@mecoseal.com, with inquires on these positions. Our job application as a fillable PDF form is available to download below. After filling in the form simply save and rename the file as, App for Employment_YOURLASTNAME, and send it back to us.

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  Applications Engineer

MECO Shaft Seals, a division of WOODEX Bearing Company, Inc., located in Georgetown, Maine, is the leading manufacturer of full contact soft face rotary shaft seals. MECO shaft seals are used around the globe in all process industries. Several examples where MECO products are used include: food processing equipment, plastics production machinery, petrochemical industry, pharmaceutical plants and common bulk material handling equipment.

MECO has an opening for an outgoing entry level or junior level applications engineer, located in Georgetown, ME reporting to the Chief Engineer of the company. This is a long term position with an expected long learning curve. The position is responsible for the design and customer support of innovative shaft seals for rotating equipment utilized throughout the process industries. MECO seals are typically engineered in low volume.

Major Duties & Responsibilities: 

•Determine seal configuration for new seal applications.

•Define assemblies & components for costing.

•Read equipment blueprints.

•Draft & design seal layouts.

•Interact with end-users, OEMs & distributors by providing in depth explanations of MECO products.

•Discuss seal installations & customers’ equipment.

•Answer customer questions asked before purchasing, during installation, after installation or during problems.

•Support is done over the phone, e-mail or occasional site visit.

•Long term projects include assisting with in-house testing projects. 

•College graduate with Mechanical Engineering degree preferred. Other engineering disciplines will be considered.

•Strong written and verbal communication skills along with a professional image.

•A general overall interest in machinery and process equipment is important.

•Knowledge of rotating equipment is helpful.

• Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment, managing multiple tasks, and able to complete projects.

• Potential to travel overnight, more as the experience grows, 10 to 30% of the year.

• This job required frequent walking, frequent standing and occasional climbing.

• Computer literate with an array of computer skills is desired.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive wage depending on experience an excellent benefits program which will include health insurance, HSA (Health Savings Account) contributions, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, a 401(k) Savings program with match and an auxiliary retirement plan in the form of an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Opportunities for career advancement are available in the future.

   CAD Designer / Drafter

Company Description

Woodex Bearing Company Inc. is an employee owned company with approximately 30 current co-owners. Within our company, the MECO (Mechanical Concepts) Division, engineers, designs and fabricates custom shaft seals for processing equipment located around the world. We create sealing solutions for bulk material handling vessels, with rotational shafts, in a variety of industries including food, pharmaceuticals, petrochemical, plastics, waste processing, etc. We are continually growing and expanding.

Job Description

We have an opening for an entry to intermediate experience level CAD Designer/ Drafter in the MECO Seal division of our company. This position will require the applicant to perform several duties within the general scope of their title, as well as beyond that on occasion. The position’s main duties include, but are not limited to the following.

• Work directly with the engineering and sales offices to create 3D models (PTC Creo) of seals and components, as well as fabrication drawings and assembly drawings for customer approval.

• Work with engineering & sales on design related issues.

• Review customer application blueprints/drawings for design compatibility.

• Create and organize parts lists from 3D models within Creo.

• Create BOMs (Bill of Materials) from parts lists and incorporate into companywide ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system.

• Work with manufacturing, engineering & sales on processing of ECOs (Engineering Change Orders) and customer revisions.

This position will have a moderate learning curve. We have several product lines with variations of each. Over time, developing a good understanding of our products and how they function will be essential to completing duties.

Qualifications & Experience

Our ideal candidate will incorporate the following. All may not be necessary, but are very helpful.

• Education: Associates degree in Computer Drafting or Design or similar.

• Equivalent work experience is also acceptable (2-3 years).

• Experience with reading, understanding and interpreting engineering drawings or blueprints.

• Experienced in the use of a 3D modeling and drafting software. (AutoCAD, CREO, SolidWorks, Etc.)

• Some experience with ERP or PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) software preferred.

• Basic knowledge or familiarity of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing).

• Ability to work with others in a team environment as well as independently.

• Good mechanical aptitude and a desire to understand how things function.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive wage depending on experience an excellent benefits program which will include health insurance, HSA (Health Savings Account) contributions, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, a 401(k) Savings program with match and an auxiliary retirement plan in the form of an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Opportunities for career advancement are available in the future.

 

 

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Trade Shows 

Find MECO Seals at the FTL Technologys stand, J71. On September 25-27 at NEC, Birmingham, UK

Find MECO Seals at the Bekeart Seals stand, B090. On October 17 & 18 at Solids Antwerp

Find MECO Seals at the Bekeart Seals stand, R55-6H. On November 7 & 8 at Solids Dortmund