ID# 033368

Design Engineer

Walker Stainless a Division of Wabash National
625 State Street
New Lisbon, WI 53950
United States
608-562-7500 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Position Description:
Provides leadership of complex projects through research, analysis, creation of new drawings and Bills of Materials (BOMs). This position will require decision-making that is primarily job-centered that may require close collaboration with others involved in the process. At any given time, the Design Engineer will have to manage multiple projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Creates and manages new custom design features to satisfy customer order requirements and meet production needs
• Applies established engineering standards to meet all applicable FMVSS regulations and meet needs of all production areas for product manufacturing
• Interacts with outside vendors and internal purchasing agents to ensure that purchased materials meet customer specifications and “fit and finish” expectations
• Identifies, documents and implements internal department quality and process improvements
•Reviews engineering documentation, including pilot run support with production representatives
• Responds to product fabrication and assembly issues relating to design, process or material quality
• Suggests changes to standard designs based on custom design needs and market trends
• Assists CAD technicians with documentation standards
• Supports follow up activities related to manufacturing challenges on the shop floor
• Regularly communicates with Purchasing to reduce potential excess and obsolete material
• Checks design packages for accuracy and completeness
• Creates, implements and follows up on Engineering Change Master creation and maintenance
• Identifies possible material substitutions for purchasing and production
• Identifies "root/cause" for fabrication and assembly issues in Production
• Participates occasionally in formal/structured continued improvement and cost saving projects
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:
-Basic knowledge of fundamentals of manufacturing processes
-Basic problem solving methods
-Experience with Microsoft Office software
-Specific experience in Microsoft Excel
-Experience in SolidWorks
-Knowledge of electrical circuitry
-Knowledge of training in air circuits

Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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