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Design Engineer

Rockford, IL 61109

Posted: 01/30/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Technical & Professional Job Number: MS683041130 Pay Rate: 92500

Job Description

Purpose/Function:Responsible for the preparation of product design layouts of mechanical gearboxes depicting a variety of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems and components; working from engineering specifications using computer-aided software (SolidWorks). Performs essential calculations, prepares the design layout and detailed drawings and service manuals. Conducts analysis with emphasis on such factors as soundness of design, adequacy of fit, function and material, manufacturability, ease of assembly, and cost of production. Ensures that all design specifications and requirements are met. Designs may involve new products or modifications of existing products.Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design of custom gearboxes to meet customer specifications.
  • Makes calculations required to determine gear ratios, speeds and capacities.
  • Prepares layout drawings, parts lists and detailed drawings including all required fits, dimensions and section views.
  • Define assembly sequence by preparation of a “ Balloon” drawing.
  • Participates in meetings with personnel from Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales departments to discuss and review design requirements and problems.
  • Maintain print files.
  • Issue print(s) to Manufacturing.
  • Design fixtures for parts for production and create models to support CAM software.
  • Aide in the development of quotes.
  • Performs related functions as requested.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledgeable in Gear Design and gear load calculations
  • Ability to work with all members of the organization as a team.
  • Ability to organize and manage own time with minimal input from management.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Apply Basic Engineering Principles.
  • Apply Drafting/Mechanical Drawing Knowledge and Techniques
  • Apply Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances.
  • Create Service Manuals
  • Understand Manufacturing Methods and Techniques.
  • Use of Computer Aided Design/Drafting Software (Solidworks).
  • Use MS Excel and Word software.
Qualifications Required:Education: Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent level of education.Experience: Ten (10) or more years of drafting/design experience.  For more details, please contact Melissa @ 815-997-1442 

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Melissa S.
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Year Started: 2020

I wanted to be an elementary school art teacher when I grew up.


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