Design Engineer
National Filter Media
Winthrop, ME
Position Overview:
National Filter media was founded in 1906 and has 7 locations; 5 in the US and 2 in Canada that serve a worldwide customer base. We design and manufacture wet filtration equipment for a diverse group of industries including chemical processing, power generation, mining, oil, food processing and pharmaceuticals. We specialize in making custom-design solid-liquid separation machines (ex: horizontal belt filters, rotary disc filters. rotary drum filters, etc) and peripheral systems to meet our customers' individual needs. The design engineer position is a multifaceted opportunity with primary focus on filtration eqiupment design and sytems, from conceptual design to detailed manufactuirng drawings. In addition, the position involves components of: R&D, prototyping, analysis, applications engineering support for the sales personnel as well as interfacing directly with our customers.

Essential Job Functions:
Design parts & equipment to meet customer specifications and requirements.

Design custom components & systems to integrate with existing customer facilities and equipment.

Size and specify components to systems such as drive, vacuum, auxiliary, etc.

Inspect, assess & document customer parts & equipment in the field.

Reverse engineer parts or equipment from samples or in the field.

Generate 3D models, drawing packages, bills of materials and O&M Manuals.

Perform necessary engineering calculations to validate or improve designs.

Work with vendors on manufacturing of designed parts.

Provide technical suipport on-site for installation and startup of large projects.

Participate in new product development.

Particiate with quality control.

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical.

Preferred 2-5 years experience working in design, manufacturing or quality engineering.

Strong attention to detail and aptitude for problem solving.

Hold or be eligible for a valid passport.

Experience using Autodesk Inventor, Vault.

Experience with MS Office software: Excel & Outlook.

Preferred experience with Vault Workgroup and/or CADLINK.

Preferred experience with P & IDs, electrical schematics or controls.

Preferred experience with Infor ERP Visual.

Good aptitude for hands-on testing and prototyping in a fabrication shop.