Senior Design Engineer

Location: Dayton, Ohio
Date Posted: 05-16-2018
Are you a talented and innovative Senior Design Engineer?  Are you able to lead, direct development of design solutions?  Do you enjoy being part of new development efforts and/or upgrading or enhancing designs of systems?  Do you want to work for a growing and expanding company that values its employees?  Then we may just have the right position for you!  If this is not for you, please share if you know of someone!
 
The Senior Design Engineer leads and directs development of design solutions. Accountable for performing a variety of engineering work which may be related to applications, electrical, mechanical, manufacturing, quality and/or safety.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • May have responsibility for specialized technical areas (i.e. CAE Administration, Agency Liaison, Lab, Prototype Area, etc.)
  • Conducts feasibility studies, determines manpower and cost estimates and develops engineering criteria.
  • Performs analysis to develop design options or recommendations for structures, systems and components to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Develops and defines product specifications and performance requirements to determine product design.
  • Provides technical information concerning materials, properties and performance that affect product engineering planning.
  • Evaluates product modification proposals for feasibility by conferring with supporting departments. Plans and formulates engineering projects based on cost and time target requirements.
  • Prepares or supervised the development of bill of materials and associated part and tool cost for assigned projects.
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer requirements, and related specifications.
  • Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype product and assembly.
  • Plans and develops experimental test programs and then analyzes and uses the test data to drive appropriate changes.
  • Coordinates activities for implementation of approved engineering changes.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software (Pro/E) and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned; i.e. special projects, programs, developmental activities, etc.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Technical or Scientific discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in product development and engineering support of mechanical and electromechanical components and their integration into a final product assembly
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, and 3D software
 
DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Project management
  • Proficient in Pro/E Software
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Heat transfer and thermodynamics knowledge
  • DFMEA, DVP&R experience
  • Refrigeration experience
  • Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) knowledge
  • MS Project
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