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Mechanical Design Engineer III-IV

Germantown, WI
Mechanical Design Engineer III/IV
Location: Northern Milwaukee, WI


Summary:
  • Responsible for mechanical design and required customer/ company documentation for the machines/ equipment, tooling, and fixtures produced by company according to customer specifications, or specifications developed in conjunction with application engineering and/or the customer that also meet cost targets and timing deadlines.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Development of mechanical designs created in a timely manner that meet or exceed the specifications and budgetary requirements.
  • Either performs themselves or may oversee the detailing of component parts, check accuracy of details to ensure that machinists, welders, and assemblers have all information needed to produce the components.
  • Selections of purchased items during design phase that are cost effective, meet delivery requirements, follow customer specifications, and are sized properly are key.
  • Creation of detailed floorplan layouts; generation of sequence of operations, pneumatic cylinder and transformer charts for electrical engineering; follow up on shop component production & machine/tool assembly to ensure proper function and quality is maintained; lead/coordinate internal and customer design reviews; assist with "customer care" functions (spare parts list, training requirements, resolution of issues, etc.) at the customer's location.
 
Knowledge:
  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree, and 5 years related and progressive experience in machine design, automation, and/or tooling environments.
  • Requires competency in SolidWorks 2020 (Certified SolidWorks Associate [CWSA] certification is desirable), experience working in a PDM vault environment is desirable; AutoCAD background is helpful.
  • Understanding of welding processes (MIG & Resistance), machining and assembly processes, robot reach and capacity exposure, and ergonomics a strong plus.
  • Working knowledge of G.D.&T. (Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing) is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
 
Skills:
  • Requires strong verbal and written communications; strong documentation and organizing skills; critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving skills; solid mathematical/analytical proficiency.
 
Work Context:
  • Main activities of this position are carried out in an open office environment and entail extensive periods of sitting at a computer station with a high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • During build cycle, time is required to spend on the shop floor in consultation with other managers/workers, and customers.
  • Frequent interface with individuals at all levels of the organization, with vendors and customers at the Company's facility as well as at the customers' locations.
 
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