Johnson Health Tech North America, one of the largest companies in the fitness industry, is seeking a Mechanical Designer – Plastics Specialization to join our sales team at our corporate office.
Under the direction of the Director of Engineering, perform a variety of technical assignments to assist engineers in charge in expediting the research and development of the more complex products and components, or involved processes and controls in the specific field of engineering.
Duties involve investigation, search, accumulation and calculation of supporting technical data through the use of texts, handbooks, records or other recognized sources requiring some degree of analytical ability and technique. Act as liaison between engineers and other departments. Prepare preliminary drawings or sketches showing proposed specifications, design characteristics, etc. for review by engineers. Assist with expediting the designing and construction of prototypes; plan instrumentation and arrangement of devices and apparatus to test pilot models, components, process or control sequences. Incorporate changes and solutions resulting from the engineer’s analysis and evaluation of the data as directed.
Duties consist mainly of technical assignments in direct support of engineers.
Two year technical degree or the equivalent of at least 5 years of equivalent experience.
At least 7 years of design experience
Minimum 5 years experience w/ plastic injection molding
Consumer product design experience
Experienced 3D CAD designer (SolidWorks preferred).
Advanced surfacing knowledge and capability
Word, Excel, Power Point
Ability and willingness to travel both internationally and domestically (Approximately 4 trips per year.)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proven ability to work well with numerous diverse groups and individuals in difficult settings
Work with other members of the product development team to translate customer requirements into engineering product specifications.
Liaise between Industrial Design and Engineering
Train and lead mechanical designers
Assist with technical reviews (brainstorm sessions and design reviews)
Develop and maintain estimated tooling/cost estimates
Support and trouble shoot the introduction of new products and in particular beta and pilot builds into manufacturing.
Develop new and improve existing processes, select materials, improve part performance, and source vendors
Coordinate with Manufacturing and Purchasing to ensure the product is producible and meets the costing requirements defined in the product specification
Determine and maximize container utilization and package size
Proven experience with injection, vacuum forming, blow, gas assist, and rotational molding and their tooling
Understanding of insert molding, over-molding, dual injection, heat staking, sonic welding, and the application and limitation thereof.
Knowledge of plastic, rubber, elastomeric, and similar materials, along with their selection, limitations, manufacturing, and application.
Familiarity with numerous manufacturing processes: welding, forming, casting, punching, grinding, turning, lasers, drilling, etc.
Familiarity with numerous secondary operations: heat treating, plating, painting, etc.
Advanced 3D CAD (including 2D drawings, 3D models, A-side plastic surfacing & B-side plastics design)
Familiar with DFMA
Tolerance stack analysis
Familiarity with the design and selection of bearings, shafts, transmission belts, sheaves & pulleys, keys and key seats, couplings, clutches & brakes, o-rings, retaining rings, springs, cables, fasteners, threads…
Familiarity with various materials and their properties: plastics, aluminum, steels…
Track record for designing parts and mechanisms of merit
Consumer products development/engineering exp
Has worked on products requiring industrial design
We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.
Some of our outstanding benefits include:
Health & Dental Insurance
Company paid Life Insurance
Paid Time Off benefits
Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility
To apply for this great opportunity to join an exciting company while working with an outstanding team, apply below.
Johnson Health Tech North America is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.
Johnson Health Tech - 11 months ago
Based in Taiwan, we are Asia's largest, the world's third-largest, and one of the industry's fastest growing fitness equipment manufacturers...