DESIGNERS / DRAFTERS
Designer Pittsburgh, PA Posted: 8/5/2021
DESIGNERS / DRAFTERS
Permanent Full Time
Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Designer on behalf of our client, a local manufacturer and supplier of pinch and check valves.
The Designer will perform the detailed design and development of mechanical products/components using AutoCAD software, and in accordance with established company policies, procedures, and objectives. This position will also be responsible for supporting continuous improvement of legacy products, and modifying existing products to simplify manufacturing, reduce cost, and support new customer applications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Produce detailed fabrication drawings of valve parts, components, and assemblies and mixing system piping manifolds while meeting time constraints
*Understand dimensioning, clearances, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), and perform tolerance stack-up analysis
*Create and enter part numbers and bill of materials into ERP system
*Develop submittal packages for products and systems, Installation & Operation manuals for projects, and action plans
*Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to improve Company processes and products. Including Develop/update CAD “best practices” and/or standard work instructions
*Participate and coordinate in the resolution of quality and production problems, including working directly with outside vendors to assist with drawing interpretation and to obtain part costs. Work on shop floor, customer and vendor sites as required, document all changes, recommend corrective action, and identify improvement opportunities.
*Provide design support to ensure efficient transition of newly developed products into production status.
*Produce/support technical documentation (catalogs, manuals, etc.)
*Develop creative design solutions, in accordance with project goals, utilizing concurrent engineering methods to address cost, manufacturability, maintainability, and reliability.
*Perform design and drafting work following design standards and procedures with little or no supervision.
*Training new hires, temp to hires so that they perform/meet and exceed what is asked of them.
*Check employees work and review for accuracy and consistency.
*Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to improve Company processes and products.
*Comply with all safety and health regulations and maintain work cell through 5S and housekeeping
*Participation in special projects and other duties may be assigned, including Kaizen events and other continuous improvement/lean activities.
*Associate Degree (A.A.) in Mechanical Engineering Technology or in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD); or a minimum of five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in mechanical engineering or design.
Skills and Experience:
*Five (5) + years of experience in mechanical engineering or design
*Previous valve or process equipment experience is preferred
*Three (3) + years of extensive 2D AutoCAD experience
*3D solid modeling experience preferred
*Experience and knowledge in any of the following areas is desirable
*Fluid flow – pressure, flow rate, velocity.
*Machine/mechanical design – Plates, shafts, structural shapes, weldments, gears
*Ability to review and understand indented bills of materials, plans, prints, and specifications
*Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
*Technical aptitude and familiarity with manufacturing processes
*Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit www.tsiwork.com or give us a call at 724-733-2100.