Industrial Equipment Layout and Quote Engineer

July 1, 2016

Employed by:

Durand-Wayland, Inc.

101 Durand Road

LaGrange, Ga 30241

Primary contact for interview: Becky Jones

Email or fax resume: or (fax) 706.882.0052

Durand Wayland Inc., headquartered in LaGrange, GA, has served the fresh produce industry since 1934.  An industry leader, we are a single-source supplier and system integrator for packing houses offering a full line of produce grading equipment including electronic sorting/sizing equipment and peripherals for packing fruits and vegetables.

We are seeking a mid-level or above engineer to lead the design process from concept to quote.  In this role, the successful candidate will develop detailed design drawings, specifications and fruit handling equipment quotations used for new and retrofitted facilities.

Job Information:

  • Position is permanent, full-time
  • 40+ hours per week
  • Based in LaGrange, GA
  • Compensation based on experience

Job description:

  • Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing drawings by reviewing sketches, descriptions, specifications and other supporting documents
  • Lead the equipment systems design and layout process addressing project constraints by recommending practical, cost-effective solutions
  • A hands-on manager capable of leading a team and delivering work product
  • Owns the project quotation process and final product

Job skills/qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of related experience using AutoCAD/ SOLIDWORKS or; Bachelor’s degree in related field and five (5) years of related experience using same
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering sketches, blueprints and drawings
  • Proficient using the latest release of AutoCAD combined with high mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient using the Microsoft product suite (most notably Outlook, Excel and Word) as appropriate to the position
  • Conceptual, design and presentation skills a must
  • Strong communication skills
  • Individual must be able to perform duties with speed and accuracy
  • Experience with material handling is a plus
  • Willingness to travel necessary
  • Pre-employment drug screen required