Design Engineer

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Post Date: 02/20/2018 Job ID: 485878 Industry: Converted

Waukesha County client needs a Solidworks Designer for a 1 year contract.


Position Overview and Responsibilities:

         Work with the New Product Development team designing and/or modifying CAD models using Solidworks.

         Utilize CAD techniques to prepare detail drawings. 

         Prepare BOM and specification sheets for new products. 

         Create accurate Bills of materials for parts and assemblies

         Test new and existing products; work with others to adapt new concepts and designs to eliminate waste in manufacturing processes

         Create work orders for R&D; assign parts as needed and participate in implementation

         Create engineering change notices (ECN), perform field review (troubleshooting) and create cost reductions

         With direction, build prototypes and set up tests to support NPD with consideration given to engineering codes and regulations and introduce products to production.

         Support current engineering processes in all aspects of product lifecycle.

         Determine correct assembly process, use of assembly tools and sequential work instructions

         Investigate quality of internal and external parts to assure quality of completed product

         Obtain feedback from internal and external (dealers and customers) sources to best adapt design of current products for ease of use and installation

         Seek product enhancements, cost reduction opportunities and implement requested changes. 

         Requires attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.  Occasional travel required.


Skills and Abilities:

         Read, analyze, and interpret a variety of information, such as technical procedures, business correspondence, and governmental regulations furnished in written, oral or diagram form. 

         Create business-level written correspondence and verbally present information to internal and external customers. 

         Above average mechanical aptitude.

         Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes such as laser cutting, forming, welding, and milling.

         Good organizational skills required.

         Requires job related software skills, Solidworks, MS Office and the ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment. 


Education and Experience:

         Two year technical degree required. 

         Proficient with SolidWorks or equivalent 3D design program, integrating mechanical and electrical components in 3D Models.

         Two or more years design experience and manufacturing support functions is preferred.



This is a 1 year contract position with possible hire at end of contract period.

1st shift

Pays up to $31/hr. based on experience


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