Senior Mechanical Designer

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  • Undisclosed per annum
  • Posted 55 days ago

SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGNER – PERMANENT – MICHIGAN, USA (Travel involved)

Our client is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. In order to remain on the forefront of innovation, we need skilled and determined people that deliver results. We’re seeking a Senior Mechanical Designer who is focused on world class technology.

Core Responsibilities

* Design and develop innovative and functional engineered automation solutions from concept through final design and detail that meet or exceed customer requirements
* Estimate design hours for tool concepts, design and release of original content, and changes
* Construct and modify CAD models per customer standards using one or more of the following applications: NX, CATIA, FiDES, Inventor, AutoCAD
* Prepare layout and detail drawings of designs within defined project timelines
* Review and study customer specifications, engineering schematics and other data to ensure released designs meet engineering and manufacturing requirements
* Perform engineering calculations and material selection to meet safety standards and design functionality requirements
* Coordinate structural and/or finite element analysis to validate design functionality
* Coordinate model and drawing development, managing teams of internal and external designers and comprehensively manage the complete design of tools assigned
* Work closely with the design team to ensure optimal manufacturability, maintainability and serviceability of the equipment
* Meet and review design details with customers at defined quality gates
* Work effectively within the project timeline, with constant awareness to produce designs within project budget constraints
* Verify the completeness and accuracy of the design and associated CAD models / drawings prior to final release to procurement, fabrication and assembly leveraging significant prior experience in checking detail drawings for the manufacturing
* Understand the design release system process and release all models, drawings, instructions and other data in formats required by internal and external customers
* Initiate ideas and coordinate efforts for continuous product and process improvement using FMEA, 8D and FEA knowledge

Other Responsibilities

* Perform other duties as required and as directed by Leadership
* Has the authority and obligation to stop production in case unsafe working condition are observed
* Has the obligation to notify his or her supervisor and/or a member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee of any safety related matter requiring immediate attention

Qualifications and Skills

* Bachelor of Applied Science or Mechanical Engineering degree, or equivalent from a recognized University is preferred
* Associate Degree or Engineering Diploma, with specialization in design/drafting from a recognized Community College, or equivalent experience (assessed by hiring manager)
* Specialized training with certifications (if applicable) from a recognized training organization in the application of any CAD software listed above
* Minimum 10 years’ experience and demonstrated capabilities in concept design, 3D design and 2D detailing using any CAD software listed above to design automated production systems and tooling
* Experience in one or more of the following industries is required: automotive, aerospace, heavy equipment
* Experience in any of the following areas of automotive manufacturing is highly preferred: body-in-white welding and assembly, closure hanging, powertrain manufacturing systems, industrial parts washers, leak test systems, final assembly, or material handling
* Leadership abilities in coordinating design-related tasks among peers, junior designers and external design teams while instilling accountability to deliver designs on-time, on-budget, at a high-quality
* General knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) concepts and its application in automated production systems designed for the automotive, aerospace and heavy industry sectors
* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment, including following up on equipment throughout the entire project lifecycle (fabrication, assembly, installation and commissioning)
* Ability and willingness to travel to any company and customer facilities globally
* Must be willing to work extended hours when necessary, including overtime, weekends, holidays and night shifts as project and customer demands dictate
* Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work well in a team environment with internal and external personnel
* Eligibility for clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods and American ITAR requirements

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