Project Design Engineer - Tool Development

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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Manufacturing Easton, PA

Easton, PA
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Client is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer. The candidate will participate in a cross-functional design team and will be responsible for product conceptualization, modeling, and analytical design. The duties will include developing, designing, and troubleshooting roll grooving and cut grooving equipment.


While working in a multi-discipline research and development team, lead the mechanical design and planning of tool development projects. The candidate will be responsible for the design and development of the Client's next generation of global distributed fabrication tools. During this process the candidate will responsible for managing the technical aspects of the project from ideation (project inception) to build and validate (launch). The individual will work closely with project management and product directors orchestrating the various activities associated with ensuring that a product meets the market need. These activities include leading design FMEAs and reviews, coordinating Beta and Alpha testing, and leading team members in the development process.

As a mechanical engineer responsible for developing machinery for fabrication in the piping industry, the individual will be required to apply their mechanical design skills to designing complex rotating machinery that strategically enables the sale and use of Client's core products. The candidate will be responsible for machine frame design, tooling (dies), linear and/or rotating mechanical movement and the analysis to support the design (use of FEA tools preferred). Additionally, the individual will be responsible for the development of forming dies for various forming machines and work closely with metallurgical specialists to analyze pipe end formations generated with both the machine and dies.



Generation and interpretation mechanical design specifications and systemrequirement specifications

Work as a technical lead

Responsible for entire product lifecycle

2D/3D modeling

FEA and engineering analysis tools

Guide design engineering staff in the generation of machine layout and 3D drawings

Participate on new product development teams

Schedule and manage work in the engineering lab

Identify and work with external suppliers

Communicate with teams and management to provide project updates and design reviews, etc





BS ME or equivalent degree with 2-5 years on work experience

Must be proficient with creating 2D and 3D drawings (Preferably Solid Works)

Working knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, and or rotating machinery

Hands on experience working with machinery and laboratory equipment

Perform mechanical design analyses and calculations* Finite analyses experience a plus.