Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
A Designer utilizes computer-aided drafting software and engineering fundamentals to complete complex project design drawings, in accordance with customer specifications and company standards, as well as supports department efforts as required for our internal and external customers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Create complex 2D and 3D assembly and detail drawings of dimensional gages and fixtures.
Create support documentation as directed to support projects and department efforts.
Assist shop personnel with information and answer questions regarding drawings and calculations.
Develop new processes and operating systems as directed to support department efforts and business goals.
Continually look for new products, techniques, and trends to support department efforts and business goals.
Assist Customer Support by developing concept drawings used in project costing, lead-times and as a sales tool to communicate the project scope to the customer.
Communicate with customers through sales channels to understand their needs, goals, and future business trends.
Communicate with suppliers to understand products, applications and requirements in regards to assigned projects.
Communicate with internal personnel and departments to understand products, applications and requirements in regards to assigned projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Engineering and Analytical Fundamentals
Application of technical drawing principles including; dimensioning, tolerancing, multi-view projection, bill of materials, sketching, geometric construction, shape description, and assembly fasteners.
Application capability to research and solve mathematical and mechanical problems.
Application of measurement instruments and GD&T principles and applications.
Application of datum and car coordinate system. * Computer Competence
Application of SolidWorks to create 2D and 3D assembly and detail drawings along with bill of materials.
Application of personal desktop or laptop computer and printing / plotting / scanning / copying hardware.
Application of Microsoft Office Suite software including; Word, Excel, Power Point, Zip, etc.
Knowledge of computer aided manufacturing systems. * Manufacturing & Machining Process Knowledge
Knowledge in mechanical theory and machining processes.
Knowledge of materials, processing and finishing.
Knowledge of dimensional gage layout and build processes.
Knowledge of coordinate measurement machines and vision systems, processes and requirements.
Knowledge of automation systems and kinematics. * Teamwork
Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views and supports everyone' s efforts to succeed.
Works with Engineers, Designers and other technical personnel on projects as directed.
Must conform to shifting priorities in a fast paced environment.
Communication and Organization
Strong written and oral interpersonal communication skills.
Strong computer and file copy organizational skills.
Final project review and sign off as directed.