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Job Title: Manufacturing Application Engineer
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia, VA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/29/2024
Expire Date: 07/29/2024
Job Categories: Engineering
Job Description
Manufacturing Application Engineer
At Delta Star, growth meets innovation as we supply one of life's most basic needs - electricity! From being part of the first and largest electrification projects, to now being core to our nation's grid and infrastructure, we are the largest American-owned manufacturer of medium power transformers in North America and the premier manufacturer of mobile transformer substations.

Company Info

Delta Star provides power solutions for utilities across North America. This includes the manufacturing of medium-power transformers, mobile transformers, mobile electrical substations, trailers, and unitized substations. We offer power transformers for utility applications including power and distribution, transmission voltages, system ties, and automatic voltage regulations, as well as industrial applications. Delta Star also provides comprehensive engineering, testing, maintenance services, and parts for any transformer manufacturer through our Field Service business unit, ensuring our customer's transformers and mobiles maintain peak performance.


Supports manufacturing processes by creating and releasing all drawings/prints needed by DIW in a manner that meets or exceeds the safety, quality, delivery, and costs expectations for each Job. Works with customer business units on standardization and continuous improvement projects.

Main Responsibilities

Using the purchase packages supplied by customer business units, extract all components to be manufactured and create the necessary drawings and machine code for each operation. File drawings in the appropriate digital file for access by the production team.
Working with design engineering, identify customer specific tolerances and/or attribute requirements that may or may not be clearly identified in the purchase package.
Work closely with Quality Assurance during in-process and final inspections of all manufactured products before shipping.
Specific Duties

Interacts with engineering, purchasing, quality, internal customers, and manufacturing as required.
Verify manufacturing is always working from the latest revision level of all drawings.
Works for standardization (building block concept) on each area of his general job responsibilities.
Works with the onsite Engineering Programmer for best utilization of equipment and manufacturing processes.
Responsible for training other employees as needed.
Follows Engineering standards and design criteria.
Continually look for (and take advantage of) opportunities to reduce costs and/or eliminate waste without adversely impacting safety, quality, or delivery performance.
Education and Work Experience

BA or BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required.
Experience creating and properly marking up manufacturing drawings from solid models.
Prefer 3 or more years' experience as a mechanical or manufacturing engineer in a large-scale metal fabrication facility.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Proficient use of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software.
Highly experienced drawing and marking up 2D and Isometric drawings.
Familiar with various cutting, forming, welding, and finishing large-scale metal fabrications.
Strong organization, time management and planning skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to work and interact effectively with people.
Travel Requirements

Occasional travel to other facilities. Annual travel less than 10%
Work Environment and 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 this job, the employee is required to frequently walk; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is required some of the time to stand and sit. The employee is required to occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms. The employee must some of the time lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. There is no special vision requirement for this job.
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
AAP/EEO Statement

Delta Star is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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