Mechanical Engineer - Coatings and Surfaces 100%

Mechanical Engineer - Coatings and Surfaces 100%

  • location Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • pie 100%
  • pie Open-end
Stadler has been building trains for over 80 years. With our innovative strength, flexibility and reliability we are a leading manufacturer of rail vehicles today. In addition to our Swiss locations, around 13,000 employees work at several production and engineering sites at over 70 service locations in Europe, North America and North Africa. Our passion goes beyond building the trains customers want and people choose to ride. As a complete service provider and dedicated partner in signaling and maintenance, we guarantee safety, availability, and operation.

Join our team and help us shape the future of mobility!

Your tasks

As a Mechanical Engineer - Coatings and Surfaces, you will be a viable member of an international team focused on creating and reviewing efficient designs for state-of-the-art passenger trains, managing complex interfaces and integration of various systems.

Key Activities

• Write and develop technical specifications
• Specify the surface treatment of parts to meet both functional and customer requirements
• Specialize in surface treatment and corrosion protection techniques and processes
• Create and review coating specifications for various types of components and substrate materials
• Design products using CAD, considering all applicable standards and regulations
• Consult with engineering and manufacturing teams to ensure that designs are feasible
• Review and release of technical drawings
• Calculate factors like tolerance, dimensions, as well as thermal and structural analysis

Your profile


• BS or MS degree from an ABET-accredited program in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or equivalent
• Working knowledge of 3D CAD and PLM software (Catia V5 & SmarTeam PLM experience is a plus)
• Working knowledge of fundamental principles defining wetting, adhesion, cohesion and corrosion
• Desire to thrive in a team environment
• Self-motivated attitude with strong initiative
• Level-I (0-2), II (2-5), III (5-8), IV (8-10) or Sr. (10+) years design-related experience in areas such as: paint and surface treatments, corrosion protection, sheet metal, GFRP / composites, machined parts, assemblies
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
• Familiarity with mechanisms of corrosion and prevention / mitigation strategies
• Familiarity with various common paint and surface treatment chemistries, their benefits, and their limitations
• Willingness to develop and deepen understanding of surface treatments used in the passenger rail industry
• Understanding of coating quality testing procedures, and their corresponding standards is a plus

Our offer

Stadler US Employee Benefits Package Includes:

• Competitive Pay (yearly bonus potential)
• 9x80 Work Schedule (Every other Friday off)
• Low-cost, comprehensive Medical / Dental / Vision / Rx plans
• 401(k) with employer match after only 90 days
• Generous Paid Time Off / 10 Paid Holidays / Extended Paid Holiday
• Paid Training / Career Development
• Tuition and Training Reimbursement
• Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
• Company-paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
• Referral Bonus Program


Then do not miss the opportunity to advertise yourself. We look forward to receiving your complete online-application. Apply Information for applicants

Jennifer Hood
Talent Acquisition Specialist
+1 801 205 0523


What we offer

Stadler offers medical, dental, and vision insurance effective the beginning of the month after your hire date with low premiums. Stadler contributes up to 5% toward the 401k after 90 days of employment.

We provide all the tools, hardware and other resources needed to do the job.

As a Stadler employee you receive discounts at a number of stores and websites.

We have regularly scheduled meals together where we celebrate our achievements and discuss what is to come.

The development and growth of our employees is important to us. We offer training and development opportunities through on the job training and career path advancement. Depending on individual and department interests, we offer training and tuition reimbursement.

Where we need you

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