Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Columbus, IN
  • Type: Traditional
  • Job #716
  • Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Needed in Columbus, Indiana – 
    Night Shift
    Monday – Thursday 5pm-3am

    Starting Hourly Rate: $31.50/HR | Shift Differential: $1.50/HR

    Primary responsibilities for this position:

    • Builds, repairs and prepares articles for testing and associated auxiliary equipment.
    • Installs test article into test structure (test cell, table, rig, etc.).
    • Performs tests in accordance with set test methods.
    • Performs testing in accordance with established test procedures and methodology.

    Requirements for the position (candidate must have to be considered)

    • Action oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
    • Communicates effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
    • Manages complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
    • Decision quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
    • Drives results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
    • Data Acquisition – Prepares samples, verifies equipment calibration and performs tests according to an approved standard procedure or work instruction in a manner which ensures, and results in, data that can be trusted and delivered to the engineer or customer.
    • Data Reporting – Prepares documentation in a manner which clearly organizes and presents testing methods, instrument settings, the data and analysis to allow the engineer and customer to understand the results and form accurate conclusions and recommendations.
    • Product Function Test System Design – Interprets test equipment specifications from test standards or lab customer requirements; selects and integrates appropriate equipment, instrumentation and software to control boundary conditions and collect measurement data; assesses capability of the lab equipment against the requirements and support infrastructure.
    • Test Setup and Configuration – Interprets test plan to determine optimal location and orientation within a test space in accordance with local safety and environmental requirements and fabricates required system with appropriate materials.
    • Test Article Build – Assembles test articles according to test requirements, including all necessary installation or accommodations for instrumentation, in a manner that allows the test articles to successfully undergo product functional test.

    Education, Licenses, Certifications:

    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Automotive Technology or similar field strongly preferred. High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations. A regionally applicable Certification (e.g. US Department of Labor) or two year Associates Degree from an accredited college program in a relevant field of study.

    This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


    • Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.
    • Technicians will be required to do all mandatory trainings to remain compliant in their roles (HSE, CLC courses, etc.)
    • Technicians will be required to communicate with internal customers via email and collaboration applications (i.e. MS Teams)
    • Technicians will be expected to fulfill daily functional requirements via 5S methodology.
    • Technicians will be expected to learn necessary fabrication skills.
    • Technicians will be expected to review their time sheet every week.
  • Any offer of employment is contingent upon meeting the hiring standards of our clients including:
  • Completion of a satisfactory background check
  • Passing a drug test (saliva, urine, or hair tests may be required)
  • Satisfactory reference checks
  • Satisfactory employment verification
  • Additional licenses, certifications, and security clearance may be required
  • Additional skills evaluations may be required
  • In some cases, federal, state, or local laws or federal contracts may require US Citizenship
  • CraftForce is an E-Verify employer.
    CraftForce is an equal employment opportunity employer.
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