Design Engineer

The Design Engineer is responsible for designing, testing, or implementing new product, and the engineering support for all existing product.

Purpose

The Design Engineer is responsible for designing, testing, or implementing new product, and the engineering support for all existing product.

Essential Functions

  • Design, configure, and provide production support for linear motion components.
  • Utilize computer aided design hardware and software to generate component and assembly drawings.
  • Maintain documentation, permanent files, and drawings as needed.
  • Work closely within a design team to integrate all specification constraints into the product design and to ensure the product is robust and designed for manufacturability.
  • Direct contact with manufacturing personnel, outside vendors, and customers to produce prototypes, initiate test programs, develop production components and specify associated tooling and equipment as required.
  • Assure that design features are communicated to people associated with the project/program (including customer contact) through design reviews, memos, specifications, etc.

Physical/Environmental Demands

  • Normal office environment. 
  • Majority of the day is spent sitting in front of a computer.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.

Background/Training/Skills/Experience

  • Zero to three years related experience.
  • Effective communication and analytical skills to solve problems effectively and efficiently; Ability to establish priorities, work independently, proceed with objectives and direct the work of others with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing practices including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing and OEM product design; Proficient in AutoCAD or SolidWorks CAD design software.
  • Familiarity with motor controls and instrumentation is a plus.

 

  • Ability to:
    • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
    • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

For consideration submit your resume and cover letter to careers@helixlinear.com.