Project Design Engineer
HUFCOR, INC.
Janesville, WI

About $72,000 - $97,000 a year

EducationSkills
Position Summary:
The Project Design Engineer is responsible for performing a variety of engineering work in designing, layout/detail drafting, evaluating product designs and manufacturing methods, and assuring product is able to be produced and be reliable.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop products to meet customer needs, both in new product development and product variation requests
  • Managing development and product improvement projects from concept through production using six sigma tools
  • Create and manage project design schedules using a stage gate process
  • Work with teams in all aspects of design and manufacturability
  • Review progress and evaluate results, make changes in processes, design or equipment where necessary
  • Lay-out of designs based from engineers discussions, stack-ups and tolerance; create detail and assembly drawings
  • Generate BOMs and review them for accuracy
  • Conduct engineering research
  • Lead teams to implement process improvements
  • Participate in ongoing process improvements
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Timely and accurate completion of essential responsibilities
  • Active involvement in achieving corporate goals
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of mechanical/manufacturing design, including design for six sigma
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, including process improvement techniques
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills and interactive capabilities (manufacturing areas)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Willing and able to make decisions when required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with interruptions
  • Willing to be flexible to work on varying tasks
  • Ability to interact and influence others in a positive manner
  • Ability to work with power tools and equipment
Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Four-year engineering degree
  • Minimum of two - five years of product engineering experience
  • Proficiency in 3D drawing software, such as AutoCAD, Solidworks, Pro-E , 3ds Max, etc