Under general to moderate supervision, develops and designs new
products for sales/marketing lines, modifies or improves exiting
product lines, and creates accurate bills of material for each
design/detail drawing on computer system, in accordance with
specifications and industry standards. Determines materials to be
used on actual product(s).
Essential Functions of the Job:
Designs products for assigned projects on computer system using
SolidWorks software. May design sweepers, sweeper mountings and
sweeper components. Utilizes knowledge of products, design
standards and manufacturing capabilities.
Work as a part of a closely integrated team, co-designing
components, leading a collaborative design effort, or designing
parts to interface with others concurrent work.
Creates detailed component part and/or assembly drawings to
assist production with building of products. Determines materials
to be used on actual products maintaining efficiency and cost
effectiveness. Works closely with purchasing to source materials
Structures an accurate Bill of Materials (BOM) for each design
layout or component part/assembly drawing completed.
Provides customer service and/or technical service regarding
questions of products or designs.
Oversees the production of design prototypes by R&D
Technicians. Ensures adherence to specifications. Aids in rework.
May assist tooling in producing fixtures for new products.
Provides training to co-workers and new team members in course
and scope of job, computer system, structuring BOM, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):
Designs should reflect a knowledge of manufacturing methods and
experience making parts for applications on trucks or related
Proficient in 3-D construction, design layouts, assembly
drawings and/or component part drawings required.
Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic systems. Knowledge of design
techniques for bending, welding, metal and plastics as well as how
subparts form weldments and higher assemblies.
Excellent computer skills. Proficient on Solid Works software
Able to read and technically interpret engineering drawings.
Able to read and understand technical manuals.
Knowledge of engineering design standards and manufacturing
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Able to
write or speak technical instructions.
Knowledge of Bill of Materials, stress analysis, material
selection and material sizing.
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or
Agricultural Engineering or, extensive relevant experience is
Minimum 5 years-previous engineering experience, preferably in a
heavy vehicle related environment