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Country:  United States

Houston, TX, United States

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Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  Hybrid

Lead Mechanical Engineer - Houston , TX

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



JOB POSITION : Lead Mechanical Engineer (SP 13, 14, 15)



What we offer:


Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!


Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.


Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service


Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year


Job Duties :


  • Represents Engineering (communicates directly with Project Managers and MMPs (Material Managers)).
  • Responsible for creating the Skeleton Structure in Teamcenter, 2-3 day lead time after receipt of Order Acknowledgement, and distributes Excel version to the MMP and PM.
  • Attends the Sales KOM with the Project Manager, Sales, MMP, and Offer Engineer.
  • Reviews the project Technical Specifications, Sale Proposal, and Sales Estimate and clarifies as needed all requirements with the Project Manager.
  • Creates Crane General Arrangement Drawing.
  • Makes Crane Steel Structure Calculation using KC Gantry and supporting calculation tools.
  • Creates Subcontracted Engineering Workorder
  • Heads Engineering KOM with the Design Team, informs the scope and interprets the project specification.
  • Responsible for Engineering project hours and schedules them in ERMS
  • Responsible for maintaining Project Engineering Schedules in ERMS
  • Responsible for making all Third Party Electro-Mechanical Component Requirements, Specifications, and Supporting External Vendors as needed.
  • Approves all drawings and crane design EBOMs in TeamCenter.
  • Schedules Electrical Coordination Meetings, Phase l, Phase Il and all necessary follow-ups as needed to close all open issues.
  • Change Management, Manages and coordinates changes
  • Develops Design Standards
  • Maintains Engineering and Design Best Practices.
  • Provides Transportation or Erection Drawings as needed.
  • Tracks design engineering Quality issues and provides feedback for improvement to Quality Department.
  • Confirm that all final documents and calculations are submitted to the PM, with final copies stored and maintained in TeamCenter.
  • Stay current on Standards and Norms, most importantly: CMAA, AWS, OSHA, ASCE.
  • Warranty Support.
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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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