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Mechanical Designer

Company: Technical Engineering Consultants
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Mechanical Designer

Sterling Heights, MI

Full-time Contract

SUMMARY - Mechanical Designer

  • Mechanical Designer plans schedules, manages and follows the design on projects assigned
  • Develops new product as well as existing products engineering deliverables
  • Evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability while working with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the mechanical engineering field as it relates to assembly and test systems
  • Works under immediate supervision, relying on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Occasionally will be assigned and expected to manage Designer/s to assist with large project

RESPONSIBILITIES - Mechanical Designer

  • Manage, follow-up, and perform all phases of design on projects assigned in accordance with Engineering Department Procedures
  • Provide appropriate support to Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Production Control Department to assure all projects will achieve timing and budgets.
  • Always have an up to date understanding of timing and budgeted hours for assigned projects
  • Perform comparative analysis of designs and drawings, to ensure conformances to company and customer standards specifications, and good engineering practices
  • Perform and/or evaluate simulations (FEA, Robot, etc.) to enhance design
  • Advanced understanding and utilization of GD&T
  • Demonstrate ability to produce test and/or assembly machine layouts using NX, SW, AutoCAD or similar CAE software
  • Advanced knowledge with recent software such as:
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows XP or higher
  • PLM; Team Center

  • ?Ensure that designs and all purchased components and parts will function and perform their intended task in the environment in which they operate for meeting all designated R & M requirements and life expectancies based on duty cycles and cycle time
  • Perform field service/checks as required on equipment (domestic)
  • Generate machine and/or system detailed sequence of operation with cycle times and cylinder sizes, motor sizes, etc
  • Oversee and mentor designers assigned to assist with large design projects
  • Collaborate with all other departments and engineering groups as required to complete assigned projects
  • Follow design and CAD guidelines with all assigned projects
  • Maintain/follow clean data management practices with all assigned projects
  • Participate in reviews of assigned projects
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS - Mechanical Designer

  • Prepare actual designs using NX/Solidworks CAD software and have the ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Proficient with recent software such as
  • NX, Solidworks, Autodesk
  • PLM Team Center
  • Visio
  • JIRA
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows XP or higher

  • 2-5 years' experience in related field required or equivalent amount of education and/or experience in related field
  • 2-5 years' experience in mechanical design relating to the automotive powertrain industry
  • Preferred
  • ?Associate Degree in Mechanical Design Technology and Engineering
  • 5-10 years experience in designing machine tool equipment for assembly or test
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis experience




Keywords: Technical Engineering Consultants, Detroit , Mechanical Designer, Other , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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