Mechanical Designer



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Up to USD65000.00 per year

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Branch Information

Manpower Engineering ,


Job Description

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Designer skilled in SolidWorks to help create designs, specifications, and coordinate efforts with production to ensure design meets manufacturing capabilities. This position is a mix of computer work AND being hands on. Ideally seeking candidates from a manufacturing or fabrication environment. This position is located in Ramsey, MN.


* Making modifications to existing designs or products, to improve their performance or to integrate new technology

* Engineering calculations to size components in order to meet performance requirements such as speed, torque, flow rate, stress, fatigue, pressure, vacuum, and other parameters

* Ensuring that the intended product or structure will be safe, dependable, cost effective and meet regulatory requirements

* Work closely with the quality assurance team to define a quality/inspection plan and ensure that required quality standards are adhered to

* Provides optimum cooperation and complete information to Project Manager to ensure on-time and accurate job completion

* Ability to use ERP system (Made to Manage) to create accurate job bills of materials and routings for purposes of creating quotes, sales orders, and jobs

* Works closely with the Project Manager to develop production plan entered into Made to Manage, purchase necessary articles / buy outs, oversee assembly of products

* Reviews customer models and drawings for missing or incorrect information required in producing the customer's part through to completion

* Recommends new methods and procedures to improve manufacturing efficiency

* Keeps up-to-date with all research and development as appropriate with changes in manufacturing technology including fabrication, welding, laser, finishing, and assembly

* Identifies job flow problems, root causes, and recommends corrective action to ensure timely and efficient production effort. Reviews jobs and drawings with the Project Manager and makes and records changes as needed post-job

* Works with production supervisors for Laser, Fabrication, and Machining and shop personnel to maintain/improve productivity through effective communication/coordination and movement of parts and material


* AAS degree in relevant field such as Mechanical Design with 10 years of experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment.

* Solid experience with product design and manufacturing, especially Design For Manufacturability.

* 3D CAD required (preferably Solid Works).

* ASME, FEA calculations preferred.

* Experience with FMEA, DVP&R, Quality Control, Site-Installation a plus.