Design Engineer

Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M

JOB SUMMARY

The basic function of the Design Engineer is to provide engineering support to sales, production, and project development as needed. This includes direct responsibility for product concept, material selection, component sourcing, design, analysis, cost estimation, risk evaluation, standards compliance, technical support, and communication for associated activities. It is common for members of the department to operate as a team during a development project. The position requires interfacing with other departments and performing a diverse set of duties in addition to the primary responsibilities.

Key characteristics for the position include a high level of self-motivation, discipline, judgment, problem solving, accuracy, productivity, respect for others, communication, a high regard for safety, and a positive attitude.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required qualifications and skills include but are not limited to holding an ABET accredited B.S. Engineering Degree; effectively communicating in English both verbally and in writing with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technically oriented people; cooperatively working with other people both inside and outside the company; performing mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical design and analysis; carrying out solid modelling and applying drafting principles; effectively using software including Solidworks, SW Simulation, Mathcad, Word, Excel, and Outlook; understanding manufacturing tools and production techniques; applying regional, national, and international standards; having strong mechanical and three dimensional visualization skills; meeting the demands identified below.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position will primarily be office-based, but there will be occasions requiring some work on the production floor. Production floor environments can include frequent exposure to noise, heat, welding fumes, and dust and occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

The position requires the employee possess all body senses, including the ability to distinguish colors. Must be able to consistently work in the environment identified above. Must be able to walk, sit, stand, bend, reach, and carry throughout the work shift. Must be able to regularly lift 50 lbs. from a floor or table position to chest high using a proper lifting technique and must be able to stand for 8 hour day. Must be able to repetitively use arms, hands, and fingers to manipulate, disassemble, and install parts. Must demonstrate good hand/eye coordination and good manual dexterity. Must be able to write, operate pertinent software on a computer and use assorted office equipment. Must be willing to travel for up to a week at a time.

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