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JO – 3893 Senior Mechanical Designer/Drafter.

MDS Staffing is seeking a Senior Mechanical Designer/Drafter.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

POSITIONS MANAGED:  None

POSITION PURPOSE:

To create, design, research, model, and improve mechanical automation, equipment, and production lines. To work with other team members, including fellow mechanical and electrical designers and the engineering manager, in developing product designs.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 5+ years relevant experience designing industry-specific products, preferably conveyors.

Utilizing both experience and skills, the applicant:

  • Must have and display a high aptitude for mechanical design.
  • Create designs in line with company procedure, design standards, and client specifications.
  • Will develop preliminary sketches, layouts, model, and detail part and assembly drawings.
  • Research and help gather necessary information to help develop or improve a design.
  • Will prepare calculations like tolerance, dimensions, press fits, etc.on proposed machines.
  • Will modify and use existing parts and assembly models to create a new design.
  • Will create Print Packages to be released to Purchasing.
  • Will review Print Packages from mechanical draft designers for release to Purchasing.
  • Provide support during the building and installation process, ensuring that the machine is built properly and according to design specifications.
  • Will maintain existing models and drawings including revisions.
  • Will create and revise drawings for operation manuals.
  • May reverse engineer parts and assemblies as needed.
  • Will help design prototypes or modifications to existing product or equipment.
  • Must understand and be able to reference design documents including:
    • ASME Y14 Dimensioning
    • The Machinist’s Handbook
    • Welding Symbols and GD&T Dimensions
  • May help on the shop floor from time to time.
  • Will keep supervisor informed of all pertinent information.
  • Will develop and maintain reports pertinent to the position.
  • Will communicate ideas to ensure successful designs for current and future growth.
  • Will along with supervisors and managers, establish accountability goals used for performance evaluation.
  • Will work to achieve a minimum level of a CSWP level of certification in SolidWorks.
  • Must maintain adherence to company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Minimum 2-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Any SolidWorks Certification achievement – CSWP preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:  Computer experience and knowledge using Solidworks, EPDM, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office programs – Outlook, Excel, and Word.  General understanding of sheet metal fabrication, machining and weldments.

SKILLS & ABILITIES: Creative thinker.  Problem solver. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.  Detailed oriented. Personal organization. Self motivated. Good time management. Good communication. Team player.

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Lift up to 40 pounds.

 

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