Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer
Company: Ahaus Tool and Engineering
Posted on: May 27, 2023
SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER
Reports to: Engineering Operations Manager
Creates concepts, designs, details and engineering simulations for special automated equipment, tooling, dies, molds and fixtures.
Application of design techniques utilizing knowledge of the following mechanical elements:
o Powered prime movers (cylinders, grippers, rotary actuators, etc.)
o Conveyors & material handling
o Transmission components (gearboxes, drives, bearings, etc.)
o Vision systems
o Electrical devices (motors, linear actuators, robots, etc.)
o Electrical sensors (laser, inductive field, sonic, etc.)
o Electrical instruments (LVDT's, load cells, etc.)
Application of design expertise in the follow specific areas preferred:
o Synchronous automation
o Non-Synchronous automation
o Manual and lean equipment
o Hydraulic & manual workholding fixtures
o Milling, turning, & gaging workholding fixtures
o Heat exchanger core assembly equipment
o Crimping equipment & dies
o Molds & corrugation equipment
o Multi-station systems
o Functional test equipment
o Standalone equipment
Utilize engineering acumen in the following disciplines:
o GD&T dimensioning techniques
o Engineering technologies including safety & ergonomics
o Industrial engineering techniques
o Manufacturing technologies
o Controls engineering techniques
o Design innovation using creativity
--- Study requirements and collaborate with project stakeholders to satisfy design-related challenges, including dimensional, service, manufacturing, and cost and schedule issues.
--- Create design concepts utilizing preliminary sketches & layouts.
--- Create detail drawings using CAD software (SolidWorks & DraftSight).
--- Engage in design confirmation activities, including simulations, FEA & animations.
--- Modify designs to improve performance.
--- Select purchased components to incorporate into designs.
--- Create technical documentation for equipment operation designed for instruction manuals as required.
--- Redline & revise drawings.
--- Create sequence of events and powered elements charts.
--- Engage in debug and development activities.
--- Work within quality system parameters as required.
--- Communicate with team members and managers to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
--- Utilize ERP system (Epicor).
--- Engage in assisting junior or mid-level designers in their development of engineering skills while partnering on projects.
--- Assume a lead designer role on projects, coordinating and leading multiple designers simultaneously.
--- Engage in continuous improvement activities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED)
--- Associate's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and supporting experience
--- Vocational education and supporting experience
--- Completion of apprenticeship in engineering and manufacturing environment
--- Hands-on experience in manufacturing
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (PREFERRED)
--- Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
--- 10 years experience as Mechanical Engineering Designer
--- 5 years experience working in manufacturing environment
--- Strong written and verbal communication skills
--- Strong organizational skills
--- Typical office environment. May work in the facility or remotely.
--- Typical manufacturing environment
--- Occasional work-related travel required
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SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER
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