Mechanical Engineer I

Mechanical Engineer I
Develops product or system concepts and detailed designs, as directed; prototype generation and testing to international standards; conducts detailed studies to support design decisions; maintains records of design process in accordance with sound design practice and ISO requirements by performing duties directly or through subordinates when so directed.

What you will do

•Analyze product and equipment specifications to support decisions on initial design direction.
•Keep abreast of the latest technology developments to ensure the company sees available opportunities for technical improvements in products and services and or cost reductions.
•Keep abreast of the company's product offerings, within the area of involvement, to support decisions on initial design direction.
•Maintain a working knowledge of the company's manufacturing operations to understand the strengths and weaknesses of design concepts from the point of view of manufacturability within the company.
•Conduct feasibility, cost, optimization, stress, fluids, and thermal analyses.
•Provide technical information concerning manufacturing and/or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which effect plant and product engineering planning.
•Confer with research personnel and other technical functions as required to clarify and resolve problems and develop designs.
•Maintain a working knowledge of general industry and specific agency approval requirements, to ensure compliance is maintained in designs.
•Prepare and direct others in the preparation of design layouts, detailed drawings, and specifications.
•Direct and coordinate prototype efforts.
•Compile and analyze operational, test, and research data to establish and/or evaluate performance standards and limits for new or existing products.
•Plan, develop, conduct and oversee experimental test programs.
•Plan and hold meetings when appropriate.
•Prepare and present reports and presentations as needed.
•Perform all elements of the job in accordance with established procedures

What we look for
•Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical discipline, with 0-3 years of relevant experience.
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals.
•Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
•Ability to prepare presentations, and reports, and articles for publication, in the appropriate formats; ability to present same to management and/or other groups.
•Demonstrated capability with fire dynamics modeling and performance based design projects.
•Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply advanced math concepts from algebra and calculus, including, but not limited to exponents, logarithms, trigonometry, polynomial equations/solutions, and statistics. Ability to apply these concepts to such tasks as: the determination of test reliability and validity, the analysis of variance, correlation, sampling and factor analysis.
•Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
•Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
•Competencies: Teamwork, Problem Solving, Written Communication, Planning, Creativity, Presentation Skills, Managing and Measuring Work, Leadership
Who we are
At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email

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