Mechanical Design Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer Job Purpose:
Performs machine and tool design, modeling, detail drafting, and documentation preparation required to design, develop, and improve various components and equipment related to custom-designed induction heating systems.
Mechanical Design Engineer Job Duties:
Design and specify mechanical systems that move and orient parts to be processed in our Induction Heating Systems.
Design, Specify, and Configure Induction tooling and components, including but not limited to: Machine bases, material handling, actuators, pneumatics, sensors, geared actuators, servos, cams, bearings, pumps, heat exchangers, water-containment systems, induction coils, bus bars, guarding, etc.
Completes tasks on time and within budget.
Utilize technical data (i.e. Machinery’s handbook, internet, vendor catalogs, etc.) to create robust designs. Knowledge of screws, threads, materials, strength of materials, speed and feeds, correct fit, form and function of various design elements. Understanding of commonly used drafting and tolerance practices to facilitate correct interpretation of technical drawings.
Generate and update technical drawings using standard design convention, tolerance, and technical drawing standards as required.
Collaborate with Radyne Engineering and Manufacturing personnel in developing improvements in tooling, machining, and material usage.
Influence how own work assignments are completed. Some creativity in accomplishing assignments and use of discretion and independent judgment required.
Address any problems encountered in the fabrication and construction of experimental or production machines.
Detail part drawings, process ECO's, and create/maintain BOM's.
Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
- Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and 2 to 10 years custom machine design experience.
- Must have significant current SolidWorks experience.
- Knowledge of production techniques including Machining, Fabricating, Welding, Assembly
- Must have good technical writing and oral communication skills.
- Robotics Experience a plus
Experience with AutoCAD a plus