Design Engineer II

Confidential - Manufacturing
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 22, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Position Description: In this role this person will design and develop product solutions to meet all customer requirements. Qualifications: Required Skills:BS in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering3-5 years design engineering experience is required.3+ yrs of 3D CAD - Solid Works experience Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:Electronic knowledge and computer programming a plusBroad understanding of Engineering principals, materials and manufacturing processes.Must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of practical problems.Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively. Proficient in the use of 3D CAD software, Solid Works preferred. Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Fosters open communication and support an environment of innovation and creative change. Demonstrated creativity in the development of new product design concepts. Ability to create sketches, 3D files and prototype designs to express all the different options that are used to satisfy the product requirements. Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.Must possess good project management skills, including demonstrated ability to develop and manage to a project plan, establish priorities, work to deadlines and control a number of projects at various stages of work.Must have strong verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.Must be an effective listener, able to extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.Demonstrated ability to understand customer's needs and identify new ways to serve/satisfy customer.Ability to search, read and understand competitive patents, work with Patent Attorney. Position Attributes:Performs design and development work on new and existing products for use in electro-mechanical products. Includes review, recommendation and approval of design work done by satellite facilities / vendors and offshore design team.Work with the Marketing Product Line Manager to develop the product specification. Gain consensus on design with marketing and manufacturing. Determine the appropriate codes and standards, testing requirements, end user preferences and trends, and competitive product analysis.Create sketches, 3D files and prototype designs to provide different options that are used to satisfy the product requirements and to be used for customer feedback. Then evaluate these concepts to choose the best design for Wiremold. Work with offshore team to create final 3D models, assemblies, and drawings to refine, develop and finalize the design.Research, read and understand competitive patents, work with Patent Attorney to avoid patent infringement. Work with patent attorney to protect the company's intellectual property by obtaining patents.Refine and complete the design through modeling, prototyping, testing, analysis, piloting, and inspection of processes and first articles. Work closely with Advanced Manufacturing, Tool Shops and Manufacturing to procure prototype and production product componentsOversee the completion of product documentation to support production, including engineering drawings and specifications, bills of materials, and quality requirements and testing.Investigation and analysis of new materials, components, technology, and engineering practices.Work with listing agencies to conduct and develop standards testing as required.Managing projects to rapid and effective completion including spanning departmental gaps.Performs other similar and related duties as required. ------------------------------------------ PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:Use written and oral communication skillsRead and interpret data, information and documentsAnalyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problemsUse math and mathematical reasoningObserve and interpret situationsLearn and apply new information or skillsPerform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasksWork under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptionsInteract with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:Sit, walk and standTalk or hear, both in person and by telephoneUse hands repetitively operate standard office equipmentReach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus

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