Mechanical Design Engineer - WP

Confidential Company  •  Hutchinson, KS
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/15/17 by Benjamin Workman
Confidential Company
Hutchinson, KS
Manufacturing / Plastics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/15/17 Benjamin Workman

Position Objective: Performs all listed tasks while exercising character, competence, commitment, and connection.

  • Validate Seat Concepts and Designs for Manufacturing / Perform and Prepare Engineering Calculations
  • Create Technical Models, Drawings, and Documentation
  • Validate Seat Designs for Ergonomic / Human Factors
  • Revise and Update Existing Product
  • Provide R&D, Sales, and Production Support.
  • Is a Key, Collaborative Member of the Team.
  • Continuous Improvement

Validate Seat Concepts and Designs for Manufacturing / Perform and Prepare Engineering Calculations:

  • Mechanical engineering design
  • Plastics engineering
  • Performs all needed engineering analysis to parts and assemblies. Validation is to be performed virtually and physically.
  • FEA
  • Structural Analysis
  • Dynamic and Static Load Testing
  • Safety Testing
  • Documents all engineering analysis.
  • Is considered an expert in our processes, products, equipment, and materials.
  • Is considered an expert in all industry standards:
  • ISO, SAE, Lawn & Garden, etc…
  • Engineers and validates products to conform to industry standards.
  • Engineers quality and ease of manufacturing into the product.
  • Researches new product vendors as needed.
  • Research, set up, and organize seat testing / reliability testing for new products.
  • Works with the technical services team to develop documentation and product costing as needed.
  • Creates Technical Models, Drawings, and Documentation (3D CAD)
  • Proficient with Solidworks Premium
  • Proficient with general computing
  • Creates, revises, and manages models, drawings, and documentation

Validate Seat Designs for Ergonomic / Human Factors:

  • Revise and Update Existing Product
  • Works with the sales, technical services, and production team to revise, redesign, or update current product as needed.
  • Provide R&D, Sales, and Production Support.
  • Is a key contributor to the business development process.
  • Validates seat designs created by the R&D supervisor & R&D team (engineering validations)
  • Provides technical documentation as needed to sales and production.
  • Is a Key, Collaborative Member of the Team.
  • Manages personal workload daily.
  • Leads and manages the implementation of new processes in the department.
  • Meet weekly with R&D team and sales to discuss new prospects and projects.
  • Manages day to day responsibilities.
  • Exercise character in all actions and decision.
  • Connects with all employees. Lead them with your actions and words.
  • Build competence throughout your department and the company
  • Competence in work expertise
  • Manage the work processes closely
  • Be committed to your goals, your co-workers, and the company as a whole.
  • Steward the resources at your disposal.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Makes continuous improvement suggestions to sales, technical services, and production when appropriate.
  • Gets it, Wants it, and has the Capacity to do it.
  • Be a positive, valued, contributing member of the team that always strives to add value to the company by Serving People, Pursuing Excellence, and Stewarding Resources.
  • Manage your day-to-day work calendar wisely and independently. Work with your supervisor on high level objectives and goals, but you are expected to manage your own workload.
  • Meet with your supervisor at least once per week to go over progress and reevaluation of projects and goals.
  • Perform any and all duties necessary.

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