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Aerotek Mechanical Design Engineer in Grandview, Missouri

Description:

As part of the product development team, Product Engineers evaluate all past, current and future products on a continuous basis. The primary roles are: • Market Research: o Assist Sales and Marketing departments with market research studies to help guide PRIER’s strategic direction and tactical actions as it relates to new products and analysis of competitive products • Product Development: o Project Management: Product Engineers have overall responsibility for keeping multiple projects moving from concept to launch by coordinating the efforts of several departments as necessary. Part of this effort requires significant organization and maintenance of information. o Write product specifications o Design and develop new products as well as improvements to existing products using SolidWorks o Understand applicable plumbing codes and verify our products meet them o Understand key characteristics of the products and make sure drawings are correct – proper dimensions, tolerances, notes, etc. Coordinate designs with manufacturing and vendors to establish agreement on dimensions and assembly methods. • Manufacturing Support: o Assure critical design knowledge is transferred to Manufacturing personnel o Participate in pilot runs and employee training o Assist in writing Manufacturing work instructions o Validate that Manufacturing processes and equipment are capable of meeting design intent o Inspect new components (in-house and vendor parts) for conformance to specifications • Sales / Marketing Support: o Attend local and national plumbing engineering trade shows and events o Provide technical support to Sales on visits to meet plumbers, engineers, installers, etc. o Assist Customer Service with customer questions / issues that arise o Work with Marketing on Product Specification Literature and customer Installation, Operation & Maintenance Instructions • On-going Quality / Maintenance: o Solve problems that arise and make necessary adjustments. If design changes are required to improve quality and/or production efficiency, the Product Engineer makes the changes in SolidWorks and follows the implementation through to production.

Skills:

Solidworks, Mechanical design, Mechanical engineering, plumbing, pressure testing, r&d, r&d engineering

Top Skills Details:

Mechanical engineer Solidworks plumbing

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in the product design & development field, with a proven record of developing products that are commercially successfully. The following skills are desirable: • BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred • Knowledge of the product design and development process • Familiarity with various materials (brass, copper, aluminum, rubber, plastic) • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes (sand cast, die cast, injection molding, stamping, machining, etc.) • Proficient in SolidWorks, including drawings and tolerancing • Understanding of fluid dynamics • Superior project management, leadership and interpersonal skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Organized / detail oriented • Timeliness – ability to maintain a sense of urgency and meet deadlines • Natural tendency to be curious, positive and creative • Team player who collaborates well with others • Flexibility in terms of dealing with changing priorities and dealing with multiple projects simultaneously • Knowledge of residential and/or commercial plumbing practices is a plus

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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