Mechanical Designer
Job Opportunity at Gables Search Group

Posted on May 24

http://www.gablessearch.com    (440) 951-9990

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160341

Seeking a Mechanical Designer with Machine Tools and Inventor experience for a solid manufacturing client of ours.  

Designs, generates and maintains drawings, bills of materials, etc. for use in the manufacture of products and systems by performing the following duties:
  • Works with dealers and sales staff to determine necessary information to produce quote for customer.
  • Works with customers, sales, production, engineering, and other areas to determine requirements.
  • Determines feasibility of design or application.
  • Obtains knowledge of customer equipment and operation practices.
  • Works from discussions, sketches, prints, etc. to visualize product, determine and layout materials to insure process, configuration, space, safety and other requirements are considered; provides necessary documentation.
  • Uses drafting techniques and computer aided equipment to prepare assembly and detail drawings for necessary views, dimensions, materials and other related data.
  • Designs and lays out products and systems for approval; makes changes as necessary.
  • Analyzes material needs, time frames, quality, and other factors to insure cost effective production.  Makes calculations for bills of materials and other specifications.
  • Works with outside fabricators to aid and coordinate activities and products; directs work according to delivery and fabricators' capabilities for most efficient operation.
  • Works with manufacturing regarding processes and fabrication problems. Makes recommendations regarding product design, material usage, etc.
  • Assists production personnel in troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Follows progress of work; anticipates or investigates delays and inadequate performance.
  • Takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Inspects completed product
  • Directs and coordinates fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications.
  • Provides support for installation and service; resolves technical problems encountered by customers or personnel.
  • Recommends cost-cutting measures and design improvements.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Analytical - Collects and researches data.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Returns phone-calls and e-mails within 24-hours except for weekends and other time off. Meets commitments.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Written Communication - Presents data effectively.
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities.
  • Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
  • Adaptability - Manages competing demands.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The duties listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree and one to three years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer Skills: MS Office applications. Some combination of AutoCAD, Inventor, Vault and Solid Works.
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