Generac Power Systems

Mechanical Designer II

US-WI-Waukesha
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-12572
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our Corporate HQ in Waukesha, WI is seeking a Mechanical Designer II.

 

This role is on a new product development engineering team for our Mobile Products Division which includes our mobile generators, light towers, heaters, pumps, portables, water trailers, and combo units.

 

The Mechanical Designer II is responsible for providing support for bringing new products and technology to the market under limited supervision. Position designs components and subsystems for commercial and industrial products Is responsible to collaborate with engineering to create models, drawings, sub assemblies and specifications in support of programs. Participates in the product definition from scope of work to detailed specification, in DFMEA and PFMEA activities and performs analysis of components to ensure proper function.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and maintains detailed design drawings, schematics, specifications, kits, BOMs and/or instructions for field kits using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.
  • Works closely with design originators (e.g., engineers, designers) to resolve design details or discrepancies, or to prepare drawings of unusual and more advanced designs and sub-assemblies, which require a higher degree of precision using CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) equipment and identifies solutions and opportunities.
  • Creates, modifies and controls a variety of documentation (models and drawings) from engineers' and senior staff's sketches, plans, written and verbal instructions.
  • Develops and maintains drafting standards and procedures.
  • Occasional vendor contact.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Design/Drafting or equivalent;
  • 3 – 5 years of design work preferably with engines or generators;
  • CAD Technical skills (CREO and SolidWorks preferred);
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Project, Excel);
  • Ability to work on and complete multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good problem-solving, analytical and mechanical skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, take an ownership approach for assigned area of responsibility;
  • Ability to prioritize and stay organized in a changing environment;
  • Solid attention to detail.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

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