Construction Specialties

  • Design Engineer (Mechanical Engineer)

    Location US-CA-Orange
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Plans, conducts, and supervises engineering research, design development or manufacturing engineering assignments. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within Mechanical Engineering and applies them to accomplish goals.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, including but not necessarily limited to the following:
    - Coordinate manufacturing, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and requirements of extrusion equipment
    - Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
    - Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
    - Develops and maintains Engineering (design and testing) documentation per ISO standards that support the business unit quality system (manufacturing)
    - Generates AutoCAD details based on conceptual sketches or needs to develop custom design to meet the needs of the customers.
    - Initiates and drives innovative design methodologies and techniques to improve procedures, design or equipment, where necessary
    - Collaborates cross-functionally to create drawings and designs of new products or improvements to existing products
    - Studies and recommends techniques to improve existing products and processes including costing and ROI calculations
    - Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
    - Assumes additional related responsibilities and duties as assigned by management


    - Bachelor of Science degree (Industrial Design, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical or Structural) or engineering technical or trade school education and equivalent working experience in related field
    - Minimum 3-5 years experience in design of mechanical systems
    - Must be a self-starter, with demonstrated autonomy, able to handle unexpected events and take advantage of opportunities to achieve results to meet and exceed expectations
    - Must perform as a flexible team member and be a proficient leader and developer of technical people
    - Must be able to communicate with employees at all levels in the organization
    - Excellent verbal and written communications
    - Root Cause Analysis
    - Fundamental mechanical engineering knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of fabrication, mechanical and electrical drawings, and 3D models
    - Experience in creating test systems to analyze product performance
    - Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks
    - Extensive knowledge of fabrication and assembly processes


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