DESIGN ENGINEER

Charlotte, NC Material Handling manufacturing company is actively seeking a self-motivated Design Engineer in the role of concept and prototype development of tools for the company’s exiting lift devices. This position requires an independent and creative thinker who can respond to company and customer ever evolving needs.
Responsibilities:
• Concept development and end-tool design for Material Handling/Product Interface for loads of 50-500lbs.
• Concept development and illustration in CAD and surfacing software (e.g. Auto Desk Inventor, SolidWorks).
• Create detail drawings for part fabrication.
• Specifying the manufacturing processes required for the production of parts and components.
• Helping to transition products from prototype to production including: Developing production process and test methods.
• When required, communicate with customers to identify potential solutions that can be provided to existing problems and the business opportunities therein.
• Diagnosing product failures and implementing correcting actions.
• Working with sales teams, assembly technicians and other internal stakeholders to ensure products are being assembled to specification.
• Required travel time is less than 5%
Requirements:
• 5+ years of design and project management experience
• Experience with 24VDC Motors, Actuators and Controls
• Experience with Pneumatics
• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
• 2-5 years of design engineering experience using CAD required
• Demonstrated CAD modeling experience
• Demonstrated hands on prototyping/design validation model building
• Excellent independent problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Ability to work in a team setting
• Outstanding time-management skills
• Ability to work across multiple projects at once
Competitive salary depending upon experience and excellent benefits. (Medical, Dental, Vacation, Holidays).