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Conductix-Wampfler Designer, Mechanical II in Harlan, Iowa

Conductix-Wampfler is a progressive, growing, international manufacturer that offers challenging and rewarding opportunities in the electrification and cable management markets. We are looking to add a self-driven, detailed, and quality focused Designer, Mechanical II to the Product Platforms and Engineering team in our Harlan, IA location. You will get the opportunity to see the product sales design process from concept to field application.If you thrive on opportunity and challenge, and have the confidence that your success is dependent upon your talents and efforts, you want to be part of the Conductix-Wampfler team! In this position, you will be an important part of the Product Platforms and Application Sales team. You will assist with many of their day-to-day activities, including:

  • Participating in design and contract reviews for customer orders/projects.

  • Analyzing customer product specifications to determine application design requirements.

  • Develop bills of material and layout/component drawings using Solidworks.

  • Determine part and assembly tolerances in accordance with standards.

  • Provide application and product technical support to customers, internal/external sales groups, and the engineering and manufacturing teams as needed.

    Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • S. or B.S. in Mechanical Design, Electrical Design, or Engineering Technology and 3-7 years of related product design experience.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2018 or newer and Solidworks required

  • Office 365 applications knowledge

  • Working knowledge of common manufacturing techniques, dimensioning, inspection, and tolerance are required

  • Experience with mechanical and/or electrical system design is desired.

    If you have the initiative to "get things done", possess exceptional communication and time management skills and like “hands on” problem solving, we want to talk with you. Conductix-Wampfler offers an excellent salary, benefit, and bonus package along with continued personal and career development opportunities. Drug-Free Workplace/EOE

    Apply online at http://webassets.conductix.net/applicants/ or send resume and salary requirements to: rogene.smith@conductix.com (rogene.smith@conductix.com.com)

    See full job description below.

    Summary

    The Mechanical Designer role shall support the Product Platforms and Engineering team completing design work using Solidworks and AutoCAD / Draftsight. The Designer role is responsible for the content and accuracy of drawing deliverables from the Engineering department.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include

  • Completes electro-mechanical design work in Solidworks.

  • Process Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) completing design and drafting work to create and revise parts and drawings.

  • Determines part and assembly tolerances in accordance with current established standards.

  • Determines inspection dimensions for key characteristics and quality assurance / control inspections.

  • Makes final drawing, checking dimensions, materials to be used, the relation of one part to another, and the relation of various parts to whole structure or project on the drawing.

  • Develops design proposals to meeting the needs of new application and sales request, solicits input as needed from Application Engineering and supporting Engineering roles.

  • Measure distances to verify the accuracy of dimensions of structural installations and layouts.

  • Utilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.

  • Suggest manufacturing and assembly methods appropriate for product designs, solicits input as needed from Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering.

  • Reviews and understands test request and reports to support ECO processing.

  • Provides engineering support to the manufacturing shop floor as required.

  • Corrects any errors/omissions that occur in an expeditious manner and looks for ways to reduce/eliminate reoccurring errors.

  • Performs on-site inspections and supports quoting activities.

  • Understands and interprets regulatory codes such as UL, NEC and NFPA.

  • Perform any other duties as required by the customer and assigned by management. Supports and upholds the Quality and EHS policy. Upholds the Core Values.

    Supervisory and Leadership Responsibilities

  • This role has no supervisory responsibilities but is expected to provide guidance to the Designer I role.

    Qualified candidates will possess the following

  • Associate degree (A.S.) in Mechanical Design, Electrical Design, or Engineering Technology and three to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2018 or newer and SolidWorks are required.

  • Working knowledge of common manufacturing techniques, dimensioning, inspection, and tolerancing are required.

  • Experience with mechanical and/or electrical system design is desirable.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. During travel noise levels may require the use of hearing protection. Work in our prototype or test facility will require the use of PPE including safety glasses and steel-toe safety shoes.

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