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Mechanical Designer/Drafter

Company: Sterling Engineering
Location: Auburn
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Mechanical Designer/Drafter - 3D Modeling - Direct Hire Position
Duties: The Engineering Tech will create drawings in both 2D and 3D design environments utilizing AutoCAD and Inventor software. The individual should be able to update and modernize existing designs as well as create new design layouts. The Engineering Tech will work directly under the supervision of an engineer or senior designer on various projects and will occasionally be asked to take the lead in the overall development of a major change or conceptual design.

  • The individual in this position is expected to evaluate, select, and apply state- of-the-art design techniques, standardized procedures and FRA and AAR criteria using sound judgment. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Produce an error free engineering design package using sound design practices
  • Clearly communicating with the Project Engineer(s), Production and Purchasing personnel, and vendors about component and equipment specifications
  • Demonstrate computer literacy and technical knowledge
  • Assist engineers with initial design and drawing requirements
  • Coordinate and analyze vendor supplied drawings and incorporate the required information into project drawings
  • Work to minimize costs of mechanical designs
  • Communicate and provide support to production personnel
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Associate level degree or higher preferred
      Qualifications Required:
      • Proficient in current release of Autodesk AutoCAD and Inventor, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel
      • 3D modeling experience using Inventor (If inexperienced in this area, must be able to show proficiency in another 3D CAD software)
      • Thorough understanding and efficiency with standard design and drafting practices including Design for Manufacture and Assembly principles
      • 5+ years of mechanical design experience
      • 5+ years of experience in the design of heavy mobile equipment (preferred not required)
      • Must have the ability to work with complex assemblies and sub- assemblies
      • Must have the ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the work group, including Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
      • Prefer candidates with experience in a continuous improvement culture of Lean Manufacturing and 5S
      • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems, ISO 9001 or similar QMS
      • Candidates must be aligned to Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost where everyone is valued and is encouraged to improve products, processes, and to contribute to the business enterprise

Keywords: Sterling Engineering, Auburn , Mechanical Designer/Drafter, Other , Auburn, Alabama

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