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Brewing Equipment Design Mechanical Engineer

Company: Craft Kettle Brewing Equipment
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary
This position is great for an engineer who loves the craft beverage industry and has broad abilities across multiple disciplines. You'll help design and engineer our projects and product offerings, which will include design engineering, mechanical engineering, heat transfer calculations, pipework design, sizing, component selection, and other project and product design duties for all production equipment used in craft beverage production plants, such as milling equipment, brewhouses, cellar tanks, heating sources (low-pressure steam boilers, forced-air burners, and electric heaters), glycol chillers, and packaging equipment. Occasionally, you might need to oversee the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of various equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Design and engineer equipment offerings, including brewhouses, vessels, process pipelines, controls, and other equipment offerings.
  • Draft P&IDs, product design drawings, and fabrication drawings in 2D and 3D CAD, laying out, and specifying technical devices, parts, and equipment, primarily using AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Work with brewers to provide equipment recommendations and to provide advice on the use of products.
  • Occasionally travel to job sites for installation and repair.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, or maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes to meet requirements.
  • Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
  • Develop, coordinate, or monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, or operation of product designs.
  • Investigate equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and recommend remedial actions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Physical Demands and Work Environment
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move heavier weight necessary at times. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. However, in some instances, this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary.
    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
    Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
    • Must have a strong understanding of basic mechanical engineering principles and calculations and a general understanding of process engineering, tank fabrication, gearboxes and motors, electrical control boxes and automation, cooling/heating systems, and sanitary fabrication standards, particularly in the food and beverage industry.
    • BS in engineering or related technical degree or equivalent experience
    • Must have experience drafting in 3D using either SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor.
    • Relevant engineering experience or significant education in any of the following fields: pressure vessel design, process engineering, electrical engineering, automation and controls, pipe and plant design, and/ or sanitary design. *** If you do not have all of the qualifications above but feel you are uniquely qualified for this position, please still apply.
      Other Desired Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
      • knowledge of beverage production, brewing, and/or packaging processes a plus
      • commercial brewing experience or experience in a relevant engineering role preferred
      • forklift, rigging, osha safety, first aid / cpr, welding, hazmat, confined space entry, electrician, steam, plumbing, plc programming, quality assurance, or other certifications
      • relevant engineering experience or significant education related to food and beverage processing equipment
        This is a full-time, exempt position. Compensation is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The position includes access to the company's regular benefits packages, which currently include medical, vision, and dental insurance (50% EE / 25% FAM); 4% 1:1 401k match; holidays, paid time off; sick leave.

Keywords: Craft Kettle Brewing Equipment, New Orleans , Brewing Equipment Design Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , New Orleans, Louisiana

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