JO – 3995 Senior Mechanical Designer/Drafter

MDS Staffing is seeking a Senior Mechanical Designer/Drafter.


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 o 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.


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