The Design Engineer is a senior member of the Airex management team with technical responsibility for the whole process from concept ideas to finished product. This position will take technical ownership in a Project/Product Management role for customers, in-house engineers, and sales channels around the world. Direct responsibilities include internal coordination of projects and technical support activities for design, prototype, and preliminary component builds; and to support and assist in manufacturing, material sourcing, cost reduction, fabrication, assembly, and testing instrumentation for both new and existing products.
Simple Principle: high precision, custom development work. The short-lines between theoretical models and practical solutions make you a key performer in our design team. The successful applicant will possess strong presentation and technical writing skills, and be comfortable talking and presenting to groups of engineers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to and facilitate technical advancement and new product development to improve the company's competitive position in new and existing markets for prototype or production products.
Design Engineering from the customer specification to the internal coordination of tasks such as 3D Models, MFEA’s, LPM’s, ATP’s, BOM generation, 2D drawings, sourcing, vendor selection and the development of customer drawings, specifications and work instructions
Organization of Design Engineering activities to improve the company’s ability to respond to customer requirements in key product and service areas. Support customers in the successful application of Airex products to OEM equipment or to end user system requirements.
Design, Develop, support and introduce preliminary & final design concepts to clients in formal reviews
Creation & Validation of design calculations, drawings and configuration detail based on customer requirements, including Calculations for the design in Excel Parametric models;
Independent and collaborative technical implementation of projects focused on design and development of complete structures, machinery and subsystems followed by production support internally or with suppliers to insure technical solutions to customer requirements.
Conduct feasibility evaluation, develop technical specifications, prepare quotes, then develop these into final designs and drawings.
Develop new ideas to promote the company's competitive position in new markets, incorporating electronics, automation methods and tooling to serve the mfg and development activities.
Manage Engineering Projects from design through production release of the product ensuring that projects meet target cost, design requirement & schedule objectives. Coordinate & maintain scheduling, cost goals, performance standards and time studies to assure timely completion of goods per customer delivery requirements.
Mechanical or Electrical Design tasks such as tolerancing, documentation & analysis in support of new product development & prototypes. This may include the development of a mfg strategy, machinery, fixtures, tooling &/or automation, assembly procedures, process & quality documents layouts, block diagrams, schematics, flow charts, assembly drawings & configuration control.
Material specifications, process documents, work instructions, test fixtures, or quality requirements for specific mfg and development projects in areas which the company may pursue to competitive advantage.
Learn, implement & develop proper safety procedures and maintain neat & clean work areas. Act in a manner to promote safety and accident prevention during all work activities, and actively participate in accident prevention efforts.
Assist other employees in areas of need as required to promote new business and meet production schedules. Assume additional responsibilities as required.
Responsible for quality in all functions of the organization.
Essential Behavior Requirements:
These behaviors are based on Airex cultures and values critical to support the mission of the organization
Culture: Our employees and our business partners are bound together by a common purpose: to respect, trust and learn from one another
Innovation: We believe that change is a way of life fostered by encouraging creativity and learning.
Integrity: We do the right thing in all circumstances.
Ownership: We build trust and teamwork through effective communication, execution and accountability