Design Engineer

Generous PTO, vacation, sick, and holidays

  • Shiner, TX
  • $75,000 - $100,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Nick Strebig
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A bit about us:

We have over 70 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout the United States and in Canada and Italy. We supply a broad array of components for the leading original equipment manufacturers of recreational vehicles; buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment and other cargo; pontoon boats; manufactured homes; modular housing; and factory-built mobile office units.

Why join us?

Competitive base salary and overall compensation package
Full benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
Generous PTO, vacation, sick, and holidays
Life Insurance coverage
401 (K) with generous company match

Job Details

You should have/know some of the following:
Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar field
Autodesk Inventor / SolidWorks; CATIA V5 is a plus
3D printing experience is a plus
3D laser scanning / CMM experience is a plus (FARO)
Ability to present in front of stakeholders and managers
Great computational and spatial ability to solve complex problems
Excellent oral and written communication; ability to maintain a professional and pleasant demeanor
Ability to work on projects demanding fast prototype/production startups
Ability to work with vendors, customers and employees
Experience leading high performance teams in a fast-paced environment
Ability to sit/stand for long periods daily; position requires some lifting when doing installations on vehicles

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Lead engineer on design programs within the department; Responsible for program/project management (schedule, budget, action items) as well as reporting
2. Conceptual and detailed designs of automotive towing components and assemblies
3. Ability to perform and review detailed finite element structural analysis of towing and metallic components and assemblies to investigate performance to customer requirements
4. Perform and present gated design reviews with both internal staff, as well as with customers at specific times in the design lifecycle of project
5. Generate solid and surface component and assembly CAD models
6. Create drawings of products using CAD
7. Develop innovative solutions to customer requirements for towing component designs
8. Work as part of a team of design and manufacturing engineering staff to bring designs from concept through prototyping and into production
9. Develop new and improve existing engineering products and processes
10. Research new product ideas and methods
11. Ensure compliance with the industry’s safety standards and requirements
12. Maintain accurate records
13. Ensure products are user and environment friendly
14. Write detailed reports, work instructions and SOP’s
15. Present prototypes and designs to project managers and customers
16. Utilize knowledge of engineering practices, mathematics, strengths of material and other physical science
17. Have a good working knowledge of various machines and production equipment
18. Create DXF files for use on CNC equipment
19. Communicate with cross-functional teams, working closely with Product Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Operations
20. Perform other duties as assigned

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Shiner, TX
Job Type
$75,000 - $100,000