Sr. Mechanical Designer in Minneapolis, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mechanical Designer

Shift: 8a-5p

Contract: 12 months + mths

Pay:  $35-38/ hr (depending on experience)

Our client is looking for a Mechanical Designer who is responsible for providing computer-aided (CAD) conceptual design and layout and drafting support to new product development and standard product support engineering activities. This position involves providing layouts for detailing, as well as CAD designing guidance, to a lower level CAD operator.

Essential Duties:

  • CAD design and documentation:
    • Provide conceptual designs of new products in cooperation with a design team consisting of engineers, other designers and lab technicians.
    • Produce concept design layouts, CAD models and detail drawings.
    • Revise and redraw, as required, production drawings of existing standard products.
      • Communicate with manufacturing and suppliers to develop cost effective parts designs.
      • Release drawings to manufacturing and facilitate the manufacturing progress throughout the pre-prod cycle.
      • Identify design activities and solve problems.
      • Perform engineering calculations as required to provide sound designs.

Position Requirements:

  • Two-year technical degree or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical design drafting practices.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in drafting including two years at design level.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic design calculations (example: thread strength, press fits, cylinder stress, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to independently generate major, complex designs.
  • Knowledge and capability to design for multiple tooling methods.
  • Thorough knowledge of use and application of geometric tolerancing and tolerance analysis.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer