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Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: Alternative Design Manufacturing and Supply, Inc.
Location: Siloam Springs
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Alternative Design Manufacturing, a growing metal fabrication company located in Siloam Springs, AR since 1987, is seeking a -Mechanical Design Engineer -to join our team! The specific position plays a key role in fulfilling various duties and responsibilities. They are to work closely with the engineering manager to create a comprehensive action plan concerning each project's design resources, material, and timeframes.SUMMARY:Perform product design duties in planning and designing fabricated equipment, machines, and tooling. Create drawings for use by production. Work with customers, vendors, and co-workers in various departments to deliver well-designed products on time. Oversee manufacturing, operation, maintenance, and repair of such equipment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Reasonable Accommodations StatementTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Assist in developing the design of products (primarily sheet metal and tubing) using 3D computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting software. - Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems, and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles. - Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. - Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports. - Confer with designers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information. - Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications. - Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to repair. - Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications. - Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components, and systems. - Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions. - Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications, and necessity of modification. - Develop, coordinate, and monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of product designs. - Estimate costs and timelines for engineering design projects. - Provide technical customer service. - Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects. - Other duties may be assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Competency Statement(s) - Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas. - Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems. - Project Management - Ability to organize and direct multiple simultaneous projects to completion. - Strategic Planning - Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long-range goals can be achieved. - Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions and decisions. - Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task. - Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. - Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.SKILLS & ABILITIESEducation: -Bachelor's Degree (four-year college) in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline (Manufacturing, Electrical, etc.) Knowledge of basic electrical concepts is preferred.Experience: -Hands-on experience with fabrication equipment and general tools is preferred. Experience with electrical wiring and troubleshooting is preferred.Computer Skills3+ years' experience with any 3D modeling software preferred (Solid Edge is a plus). Sheet metal design experience is strongly preferred. Experience with AutoCAD or similar 2D drafting software. Experience with ERP/workflow management software. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word and Excel).Alternative Design -is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law

Keywords: Alternative Design Manufacturing and Supply, Inc., Springdale , Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering , Siloam Springs, Arkansas

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