Structural Engineer

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Company Description:
Located in South Fort Worth, Bluff Manufacturing, for over 45 years, has been a leading provider of steel and aluminum
ramps, portable yard ramps and warehouse safety equipment. An acquisition, in 2010, of a 35 year old mezzanine
structures company has greatly expanded our line. Our long-standing commitment to the highest quality and outstanding
customer service has helped to sell our “material handling solutions products” to companies both small and large.
Structural Engineer
Mission: The Structural Engineer will design and develop new and modified products based on team interaction with the
marketing and sales department. He / she will produce and maintain manufacturing instructions via detailed Bills of
Materials and CAD drawings while continuously improving the quality and robustness of the products and manufacturing
processes.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
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Design mezzanine structures
Interface with marketing, manufacturing and financial departments to insure that the new product can be made
and sold with the highest return to the corporation.
Modify the designs of existing products to meet the needs of a changing market
Update/maintain a project report for all design or redesign projects including changes made and implementation
schedule.
Primary Responsibilities:
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Utilization of CAD to produce detailed production drawings and drawings for sales proposals
Explore the technical needs of customers to develop criteria for new or modified product designs
Regularly help to implement ideas to improve product quality, reduce costs, and improve customer satisfaction
Generation, maintenance, and improvement, of BOM’s in support of production designs
Simplify and standardize product designs and manufacturing processes
Work with customer service to propose and build products with special modifications
Maintenance of filing system for all engineering documentation
Skills and Experience:
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Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering with emphasis on structural steel design and analysis.
Proficient in the use of AutoCAD. Experience with Inventor a plus.
5 or more years of work experience in manufacturing and / or metal fabrication
Understanding and appreciation of Lean Manufacturing principles.
FEA/Stress analysis and strength of materials
IBC /OSHA building code knowledge.
Desired Characteristics
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Able to quickly learn the company’s products and manufacturing processes
Able to work efficiently, producing substantial output with minimal wasted effort
Honesty and integrity
Attention to detail - not sacrificing important details for the sake of expediency
Team player – putting personal agendas aside while contributing for the good of the team
Flexibility and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
Send your resume and salary history to: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employer
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