Designer in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Product Design
Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in field research to aid in the development of design solutions to meet our end user's needs.
  • Take a product from concept through mass production with supervision and provide Engineering deliverables in all phases.
  • Facilitate project flow involving regular contact with manufacturing and other cross-functional team members.
  • Provide clear engineering information to Project Leaders and the Global Engineering team through PowerPoint and graphical tools. Data must be presented in a manner that facilitates effective decisions.
  • Interact with suppliers to develop part/product specifications that meet performance requirements while falling within process capabilities.
  • Work with Senior Engineers to gain the aptitude and experience working with Operations, Quality and Suppliers to establish appropriate specifications and delivering conforming products.
  • Evaluate product design relative to material selection, cost and reliability.
  • Establish test regimens for components and assemblies within his/her scope in the project with minimal guidance. Deliver complete data analysis to support design recommendations
  • Gain experience performing a wide variety of calculations and software aided analyses in the following areas:
  • Mechanical stress analysis, material and heat treatment selection, tolerance and fit analyses, lubrication, gear design, statics and dynamics, sound and vibration on a variety of machine element designs.
  • Independently develop, write and analyze test requests with the MET Test Laboratory.
  • Work as a technical resource to troubleshoot problems with manufacturing teams and suppliers.
  • Serve as a technical resource on areas of expertise and provide consultation/mentorship to others.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  • Computer skills needed include Unigraphics (NX8.5) or similar 3D CAD package.
  • Experience with FEA preferred.
  • Continuously developing Mechanical aptitude is required including a broad knowledge of engineering materials, mechanical properties and an understanding of the manufacturing processes associated with these materials.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and a hands-on attitude.
  • High interest in tools of the construction trades.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time is preferred (travel includes Domestic and International)
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