Associate Design Engineer

Company Info
Iron Mountains, LLC
MORGANTOWN, PA, United States

Phone: 6109135100
Web Site: www.ironmount.com

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Title:

Associate Design Engineer

Location:

MORGANTOWN, PA 

Job ID:

39375
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Job Description:

Principal Objective(s):
Focused exclusively on products for infants and toddlers such as car seats, strollers, swings and high chairs, the Associate Design Engineer’s principal objective is to create consumer oriented products through excellent engineering and styling that are safe, cost effective and create a demand in the market.
 
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs the necessary functions of somewhat complex concepts, development, engineering, testing and documentation to go from an idea to a product that can be manufactured.
  • Performs engineering analysis and evaluations of designs, prototypes, or products in the areas of safety, robustness, structural integrity, functionality, aesthetics, manufacturability, cost and marketability as appropriate.
  • Assists manufacturer with input and evaluations on new product startups and other manufacturing related issues.
  • Develops basic project timelines and manages activities to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Effectively uses 3D CAD software to create part and assembly files.
  • Provides general assistance in other areas as needed to help the company operate successfully.
This position description is intended to provide a summary of the major duties, tasks, and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered an exhaustive listing of all work requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications

Experience:
  • Recent graduate up to three (3) years of relevant design engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a concept into a manufacturable product.
  • Comfortable with a mix of product design and model shop work.
Education:
  • BSME, BID or equivalent
Skills & Knowledge:
  • Good “hands-on” knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good sense of aesthetics and the ability to communicate via sketches
Competencies:
  • Problem Solver: Effectively identifies and solves challenging problems as demonstrated by regularly reviewing the issues for their underlying cause(s) and recommending solutions which may have been overlooked by others.
  • Enthusiasm, Effort, Innovation, Creativity, and Continuous Learner: Displays energy, drive and initiative in the pursuit of individual, department and company goals.  Exhibits originality, ingenuity, and creativity in the development of new or improved methods or approaches.  Anticipates important changes affecting the job and capitalizes on them.
  • Adaptable: Ability to adjust easily to new or changing circumstances as demonstrated by the ability to shift easily among competing tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Teamwork Building / Team Player: Works well within diverse groups to achieve common goals as demonstrated through support for team ownership of projects to ensure results.
  • Collaborative: Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external customers as demonstrated by finding common ground in completing tasks and solving problems.
  • Communication: Speaks effectively in individual or group situations; is an effective listener; writes clearly and convincingly; taking responsibility for facilitating information exchange among subordinates, peers and managers.
  • Time Management, Productivity: Uses time efficiently and effectively when prioritizing both day to day activities and projects. 
  • Persistent: Perseveres despite opposition or difficulty as demonstrated by coming up with a variety of approaches to reach a goal.
Technology:
  • Proficiency: SolidWorks (solid modeling, detailing, assembly and analysis) and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Experience with FEA software such as COSMOS Works FEA a plus.
Tools:
  • Proficiency in the use of shop hand, power and light machine tools
Other:
  • Domestic & International Travel (less than 10%) possible
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Ability to work overtime as business needs warrant
  • Possesses a current driver’s license