Mechanical Designer

Open Position: Mechanical Designer

Location: Richmond, VA
Posted Date: October 10, 2017

Job Summary: 

The mechanical designer will perform light design duties and supply general support for the mechanical engineering team(s) and other departments throughout the company.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (include, but not limited to): 

  • Designs, develops or redesigns new or existing products.
  • Works from requirements or instructions to improve the organizations products.
  • Communicates with venders to obtain information and assistance.
  • Performs design investigations, mathematical calculations, analyses, feasibility studies and computer aided 3D design (Solid Edge preferred) for new components or assemblies using data supplied by the Mechanical Engineer or Supervisor.
  • Collaborates with different departments (Manufacturing, Sales, etc.) to provide support/feedback as required.
  • Participates in product inspections/checkouts
  • Role may include Product Ownership duties for mature, standard equipment.

Education/Experience (include, but not limited to): 

  • Associate’s degree or an advanced degree required.
  • Minimum 3 years drafting experience required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (include, but not limited to): 

  • General drafting and fundamental design experience.
  • Ability to accurately draw and dimension detail parts.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Working knowledge of Solid Edge, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of MRP, BOM structure and costing.
  • Working knowledge of 3D modeling, drafting techniques, engineering terminology, applicable materials and production processes.

Working Conditions: 

  • Office/Machine Shop/Assembly Shop environment.
  • Possibility of needing to lift 50 pounds.

Please submit resumes to AMF Recruiting.