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Senior Design Engineer

A rapidly growing and leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer, located in a desirable Southeast Alabama location, is conducting a confidential search and has an immediate opening for an experienced SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER. In this role you will design and develop complex, non-derivative new products and support improvements to these products in the first years of production. Evaluate products, parts, and processes for cost efficiency, quality and reliability with a strong focus on brand reinforcement.

Responsibilities:

  • As part of a cross-functional team, provide expert technical leadership for Product Introduction and process improvement projects. Support the development and execution of project milestones, resource requirements, budget and timing.
  • Define product configuration and part geometry using 3-D CAD software. Develop and manage complex mechanisms. Create fully dimensioned drawings using GD&T.
  • Utilize best practices, including DFM, DFA, and stack analysis; interface with manufacturing, process engineering, and vendors to ensure designs are optimized for cost, quality, and performance.
  • Use advanced analysis tools to fully qualify high risk areas of the designs, such as non-linear finite element analysis and design of experiment techniques.
  • Develop technical product specifications and validation test plans.
  • Outline and execute empirical testing to verify concepts, ensure reliability, and refine component design.
  • Manage bills of material and track component status.
  • Support manufacturing during initial production of products introductions.
  • Participate in business initiatives for non-routine aspects of assignment and overall business improvements to reduce overall new product development project timing and costs.
  • Assign project related tasks to entry-level engineers and technicians, and monitor progress.

Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will possess at least 5-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Expert Solidworks user.
  • Solid understanding and application of GD&T.
  • Solid understanding of configuration control principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of stage gate product introduction methods.
  • Knowledge of statistics and statistical software a plus.
  • Must be organized and maintain accurate and neat records and files.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Able to function and work in a team environment. Capable of working without supervision.

Educational Requirements:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline.
  • Preferred: Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time off.

To Apply:

If you're interested in embarking on an exciting career as a Senior Design Engineer for a leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer in Southeast Alabama, please send your resume in Word format, along with a cover letter and your salary requirements to:

southeastAL_Jobs@aidt.edu

IMPORTANT: Include your full name and the position you are applying for on the subject line
of your email. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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