The Senior Design Engineer is responsible for leading mechanical design projects
The candidate must have experience and confidence to manage and perform the work required to take a new product design project from concept to production. The Senior Design Engineer must be capable of working independently, and in teams to complete projects on time and within budget.
Education & Experience
1. Must have EITHER
a. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and five years of experience
employed as a mechanical designer involved in new product development.
b. Fifteen years experience employed as a mechanical designer involved in new
product development with other formal training in mechanical design.
2. Must have formal training from a recognized training partner for at least two of the
following: Solid Works, Inventor, Solid Edge, Solid Works Simulation, ANSYS.
1. Manage design projects including instructing subordinates, keeping within budget and schedule, and preparing progress reports.
2. Perform engineering analyses to determine loads, moments and stresses in new and
3. Perform thermal and thermodynamic analyses of engineered systems as required.
4. Select motors, actuators, and drive system components for automation and other
5. Provide estimates for engineering, design and drafting time required for new design
6. Meet with current and prospective clients to obtain information on new
projects. Generate proposals for performing the work discussed.
7. Create 3D models of manufactured parts, purchased parts, sheet metal parts, and
assemblies of parts using good modeling techniques,
8. Create 2D drawings from 3D part models using appropriate GD&T callouts to meet
design requirements and manufacturing capabilities.
9. Create 2D drawings from 3D assemblies including linked bill of materials and
assembly instructions and process notes as required
1. Select the best manufacturing process to achieve the design intent and cost goals.
2. Select the best purchased components to meet the design requirements.
3. Design assemblies for ease of assembly.
4. Accept responsibility for design performance and fidelity to specifications.
5. Conduct oneself in a professional, respectful manner during any interactions with personnel, vendors or clients.