Associate, 1+ Years
DESIGN ENGINEER – SANTA CATARINA
To perform design, development and maintenance of new or existing products and components.
JOB RELATED STATISTICS:IndeterminateJOB DUTIES:
Assignments are project oriented and incorporates knowledge of current technology as well as an understanding of the entire design process.Takes responsibility for the design concept and design layout using the manual or computer graphics system. Performs design calculations and participates in design decisions. Along with the supporting technical team, provides technical leadership to Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Marketing, Sales, Service and other areas.Works with considerable latitude in coordinating and providing design expertise. Refines and improves product designs by conducting investigations and developing solutions. Receives exposure to complex design processes. Consults with engineers to determine work objectives and the means to achieve them.Requires familiarity with the stages of production release and approval, and rejection of design deviations and change requests. Provides technical leadership for Designers, Layout Drafters, Drafting Technicians and purchased drafting support. Maintains close communications with Assemblers and Test Engineers during product buildup and testing. Enhances the integrity of product in the worldwide marketplace by ensuring superior performance, durability, reliability, quality and serviceability. Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, etc.BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
Requires an accredited engineering degree or equivalent experience. Must have strong problem solving skills, a good mechanical aptitude and good communications skills. Incumbents are normally promoted to Design Engineer.
All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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