A.W. Chesterton Company

  • Fabrication Engineer - Prototypes

    Location US-MA-Groveland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/13/2018 4:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2368
    Shift
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    Our products save the world---literally.  Our products reduce and prevent industrial spills and pollution.  You can make ANYTHING....why not make a change in the world?

     

    At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers.   This job impacts the customer by physically creating new products (usually by CNC, but also other equipment) that help our customers manage their industrial fluid operations.

     

    You will be working at Chesterton in our Innovation Engineering and Technology group.  You will work with a smart, agile, creative group of engineers who dream big and make things work and work better.

     

    We want someone who can think and act like an innovator.  If you can look at something and immediately think of a way to design it better

     

    AND you actually have the skills to make a prototype-----not a blue foam prototype, but a machined part-------- we have the job for you.  If you have electro skills, even better!  

     

    Big long job description below.....

     

     

    Job Summary:

     

    You will work in Chesterton's MVP Foundry. The MVP Foundry is our incubator---a start up embedded in a strong, stable 132 year old US manufacturing company.  The MVP Foundry is an engineering workgroup dedicated to exploring and  inventing.  You will create prototypes of products that are prioritized for commercial and engineering execution under the leadership of the Chief Emeritus Engineer, a brilliant engineer with deep industry experience.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Working from CAD drawings, create prototypes of products using durable materials including metals, braiding and elastomers
    • Reviews and approves all designs for market release.
    • Look at a drawing and creatively add on to, subtract from or improve designs in a collaborative manner
    • Tinker.  With ideas, objects, plans
    • Set up tests.  Test.  Talk about the tests.  Test again.

     

     

    Education and/or Experience:

     

    • CNC machining experience.  We want someone who can program and make legit, heavy-duty working prototypes
    • SolidWorks or other CAD program
    • Demonstrated passion for ideation and tinkering TOGETHER.  Just an idea person or just a tinkerer won't work here--- you need to be both!
    • Strong engineering knowledge gained from school OR the School of Life 
    • FMEA and CFD experience highly preferred

     ~unfortunately we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position~

     

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, walk, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Moderate noise (i.e.: computers, printers, machinery) exists daily in the work environment.

     

    All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test, and the respective medical surveillance requirements.

     

    Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer  M/F/V/D

     

     

     

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