Mechanical Design Engineer

Rochester Hls, MI | Direct-Hire (Perm)

Job ID: 000078RX Industry: Technical Pay Rate: 60000.00
Job Description
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Summary: Responsible for creating the most effective machine designs based on job specifications, concept sketches, verbal instruction, design standards, and knowledge of customer s needs based on functionality, reliability, durability, convenience, safety, maintainability, flexibility, aesthetics and cost.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Work with managers, shop personnel and customer to determine and evaluate the concept of the machine.
Use 3D software to design automated equipment including, but not limited to, screwdrivers, ultrasonic welders, bowl feeders, pick and place units, robotics (all varieties of motion), punch presses, clipping, and vision.
Develop appropriate solutions to design problems.
Maintain proper design approval and submit complete set of drawings to Design Manager.
Update design files with all engineering changes made by anyone on the project team.
Work directly with management to develop and maintain a complete and current Bill of Materials.
Minimize time to completion in all phases, including engineering, purchased parts, fabrication and assembly.
Follow assigned design project procedures in an orderly form (concept, review, design, and detail).
Pre-assemble review meetings with builders.
Assist in establishing and maintaining continuous improvement to our design and build standards.

Competency- To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - collects and researches data; designs work flows and procedures.
Design - demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Project Management - develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress.
Technical Skills - assesses own strengths and weaknesses.
Written Communication - writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Quality Management - looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Qualifications- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
3+ years experience designing the mechanical aspects of machine design and build.
Working knowledge of 3D CAD.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of mana

Randy Watts
Vice President Administration

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