- Mechanical engineering
- Driver's License
- Lean manufacturing
Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.
The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for designing, ordering, assembling, testing, implementing, and approving manufacturing tooling and fixtures used in Electronic Assembly for manufacturing purposes. The selected individual will support all factories in managing tooling processes and applying/adhering to standards created for tooling and fixtures as to maintain a high level of quality and workmanship for all products produced.
Function as Electronic Assembly tooling design expert for all manufacturing equipment.
Assist in developing capable and repeatable manufacturing processes that support engineering designs through effective tooling design.
Ability to coordinate and implement solutions with cross functional engineering and manufacturing teams.
Be the liaison between all Electronic Assembly manufacturing factories and Product Development Engineering to continue to improve both the tooling and processes for a more manufacturable product.
Coordinate with Product Development Engineering on product improvement changes.
Have creative ability to come up with multiple solutions in areas of tooling and automation concepts.
Develop and update tooling design standards.
Assist with the testing of prototype designs from a manufacturability and tooling design perspective.
Work with suppliers to formulate more reliable tooling and equipment solutions.
Recommend process improvements to streamline product flow and be responsible for implementation of process improvements/lean manufacturing concepts within all factories.
Work effectively as a team member, work with little supervision, be flexible to help when and where needed, and communicate effectively with customers and team members. Consistently complete quality work in a timely manner.
Have ability to present detailed implementation plans for tooling.
Be active member and contributor in the Manufacturing Knowledge Center.
Ability to interact with a variety of manufacturing and engineering employees in a positive, professional manner.
Perform other duties as assigned and needed to meet customer and/or department expectations.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Bachelor’s degree required. Mechanical Engineering major preferred and would consider other degrees depending on experience.
Creo Parametric 3D CAD software experience or similar.
Microsoft Office software experience.
Effectively exercise discretion and independent judgment.
Ability to design and implement advanced automation concepts.
Understanding of Soldering Processes is a plus.
Knowledge of Lean concepts.
Fluent in English, both written and verbal. Communicate effectively in a team environment.
Physical Requirements include:
The ability to lift and carry heavy (up to 45 pounds) and/or awkward items.
Must be able to stand and/or sit for the full shift and have full range of motion as required for the position.
Required to distinguish and identify colors (wires, paint, etc.) as it pertains to the position.
Work with some odors associated with a manufacturing environment (paint, solder, welding, coating, etc.).
Follow all safety guidelines in respective work areas including wearing respective equipment as required. Items may include the following: safety glasses, safety shoes/boots, hearing protection, protective garments, etc.
Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle record will be checked.
Ability to travel to domestic and international locations.
Ability to meet all travel and safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols and maintaining full vaccination status if required by the location (COVID-19, etc.).
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.
Ability to meet all workplace safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols related to COVID-19.
Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.