Material Testing Technology, a leading manufacturer / distributor of material testing equipment and accessories for the testing industry, seeks a motivated self-starting CAD designer to represent us in the Wheeling, IL area. We supply the aerospace, automotive, testing and other industrial markets. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Machine Design group.
This job entails AutoCad and or SolidWorks 80% of the time for the complete detailing of the machine / fixture assembly and components. The candidate is both the engineer and draftsperson. These essential duties must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.
Draft test fixture / adapter working drawings according to current drafting standards.
Perform mathematical calculations to work out detailed specifications, including calculation of stresses, deflections, torque requirements, speeds, feeds, cycle counts, and other typical machine design parameters.
Utilize pre-engineered tables, graphs and data to design testing fixtures.
Coordinate and work in conjunction with other workers designing, assembling and testing.
Make corrections, revisions, and changes to layouts as directed.
Orthographic Projections of all machinery designed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The requirements listed below are a representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.
Excellent CAD design Skills in AutoCad and SolidWorks.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
Excellent knowledge of specification of tool steel and other materials including heat treatment, hardness and wear ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
BSME Associates Degree in CAD Design or a minimum of 5 years equivalent work experience in the areas described, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Experience using most recent AutoCad and SolidWorks release.
Blueprint reading experience.
Familiarity with die design, motors and PLCs a plus.
Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis.
Material Testing Technology offers stability, growth opportunity and a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please submit a cover letter, including your desired salary range and your resume as a Word or .pdf document by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to the attention of the Human Resources Manager @ (847) 215-7449. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone. No agencies and no calls, please.