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  • Job reference: RMS0184919

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Michigan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/09/2017
  • Duration: 3 months to perm
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/10/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
SUMMARY
The Mechanical Design Engineer sketches, designs, and checks special products per assigned project. The objective is to design products to perform effectively and to be cost efficient. Must understand customer design and build specifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Creates 3D Designs to customer requirements.

Attends customer and internal reviews when required.

Reviews all drawings prior to final release to checking.

Fields telephone calls from build suppliers and shop personnel for engineering problems and associated problems.

Revises mechanical drawings when necessary.

Ensures all As-Builts and Non Conformances are updated on drawings as lined up by Mechanical Design Leader.

Logs in, files and maintains all component information and drawings per assigned project.

Attends FMEA's/ERGO's at rough sketch and forty percent design completion phases when required.

Ensures designs are cost effective.

Fills out control line-ups per project when necessary.

Understands and follows safety & environmental regulations and identifies safety/environmental concerns.

Adheres to the Quality System and participates in continuous improvement.
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or three to five year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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