WE ARE HIRING A MACHINE DESIGNER
Job Title: Machine Designer
Report To: Lead Engineer
Work location: Coopersville, MI
Authored By: Jennifer Bissard
Approved By: Paul DeWys
Type Position: Full-Time-Hourly
Wage Range: $15-25 per hour
Benefits: Health Benefits, Vacation Benefits, Holiday, Overtime, and Flex Schedule
Responsible for machine design projects in SolidWorks 2017/2018 from start to completion. Designer is responsible for providing the customer with quality, manufacturable, designs.
EXAMPLES OF SOME OF THE MACHINES WE HAVE DESIGNED IN THE PAST Organization:
Communicating with the customer to understand specific equipment requirements.
Communicating project requirements internally with other members of our team and externally to our customers builders
Communicating externally with vendors for purchased component selection
Capable of sketching rough machine concepts on a white board or paper and present it to the DE team / end customer
Must be able to effectively run a group meeting or design review consisting of: customers, builders, controls engineers, sales people
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis by management team
Collaborate in a team office environment and help contribute ideas based on your experience (team player)
MEET THE TEAM Design:
Part surface modeling
In context part & assembly modeling
Analyzing simple motion for functionality and interference
Create detail & assembly drawings
Assist in troubleshooting during manufacturing and build of equipment
Other Design Exposure:
DE is an extremely diversified engineering company which means you will be working on other non-machine design related projects from time to time as well. If you know about or have done any of the following types of work previously, that is an added bonus but not required, we will train you:
Sheet metal / injection molded plastic enclosure design Inspection gages and fixtures
Heavy agricultural, construction, and mining equipment Automotive components (powertrain, trim, lighting, ect)
Aircraft components (2D to 3D print conversions and engineering changes)
Hydraulic cylinder design
Foundry casting design (aerospace, automotive, infrastructure)
Clean sheet R&D projects that require coming up with totally new products for both the consumer and industrial markets
Including working with electrical engineers to design electro mechanical products
3D Laser Scanning and Reverse Engineering using a Faro Arm and Geomagic Design X Running
industrial 3D Printers and post processing parts
Requirements: Desirable Personal Characteristics:
Unquestionable ethics and integrity
Highly motivated & comfortable with a rapidly evolving business environment.
Attention to detail
Positive, can do attitude
Is open minded and understands multiple processes can be used to achieve the same result
Willing to design the way the customer wants
Must have experience with SolidWorks: 2 Years minimum
3D Part Nesting/surface molding
Added experience in Inventor, CATIA, UG NX, ProE (Creo), ect
bonus but not required Ability and willingness to learn on the job and on your own from online tutorials, community forums, Google, and further formal education etc.
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently while still being very detail oriented
Understanding of Dimensional Tolerance, Geometric Tolerance, and Fit
Knowledge of drawing specifications for defining weldments, machine parts, and Sheetmetal parts and assemblies
Knowledge of different machine tool capabilities, and how to design for manufacture with them.
Manual mill / lathe
3 axis CNC milling
4&5 axis CNC milling, mill turn, and large weldment machining a
bonus but not required Knowledge of different metal fabrication methods, and how to design for manufacture with them.
Sheet metal guarding / paneling fabrication
2D cutting, brake press
Basic Excel skills for setting up and populating BOM
2 year mechanical design based degree with 2+ years working experience in a machine design related job
or High School graduate with 5+ years of machine design experience Previous engineering/design experience using SolidWorks is a must.
CSWP will be required for employment but you can interview with out one and earn it within 12 months of hire.
If you already have a
CSWA or CSWP this is be a huge bonus
Key Performance Measurements (KPIs):
Obtains SolidWorks (CSWP) certification within 12 months of hire if not already held
Able to independently support multiple customers within 3 months