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Minco Products, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
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Do you enjoy contributing to the design process for new and existing products? Then this Designer position is for you! In this role, you will work with engineering, drafting, and technicians to update drawings, artwork and designs for production and prototype models. You'll investigate product requirements, discussing potential changes with the engineers and seek approval from the customer as a part of the design process.

At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor's office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people's lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.

+ Work with various groups, such as sales, production, engineering, and purchasing to complete projects or respond to customer needs regarding product specifications, drawings, results, and other information

+ Perform complex technical design tasks from engineering concepts including part modeling, drawing creation, and preparation of supporting documentation using CAD software

+ Collaborate with Design Engineers, Process Engineers, Technicians, and customers on new product designs

+ Design, output, verify and complete approvals for all manufacturing tools including specification drawings, CAM outputs, tooling drawings, electrical schematics, and fixture drawings

+ Perform circuit/pattern design and layout to meet customer requirements and optimize product performance

+ Participate in design reviews and make design decisions needed to provide functional and cost effective fixtures for product fabrication

+ Interact with suppliers on tooling designs and make decisions to provide functional and cost effective fixtures for product fabrication

+ Update records, documents, procedures, and system requirements regarding product introduction, maintenance and deletion, such as drawings, designs, specifications, parts, and other product requirements

+ Develop CAD libraries, standard templates, and drafting standards

+ Identify areas of improvement, provide recommendations, and implement solutions using appropriate tools (e.g. databases, spread sheets, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

+ Associate degree in technically-oriented discipline (Engineering Technology, Drafting, Math, CAD, etc.)

+ Five or more years of progressive professional design/drafting experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Minimum of two years of experience with PCB circuit layout

+ Experience with Altium Designer & Vault

+ Experience with AutoCAD, PCad, Mentor Graphics PADS, Cadence, or other 3D CAD software

+ Experience with SolidWorks

+ Ability to effectively translate CAD/CAM data between different software platforms (i.e. Altium, SolidWorks, DXF, IGES, and STP, Gerber)

+ Ability to read and understand ANSI/ASME standard mechanical drawings, schematics, and written work instructions

+ Ability to independently interpret and apply the ASME Y14.5M - 1994 Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standards

+ Understanding of fixture design and GD & T, tolerance analysis; experience with eCAD and PLM

+ Ability to plan and organize the complete drawing package for a design project

+ Experience drafting specifications, drawings, artwork, (circuit design) and designs for products

+ Experience applying drafting and operational principles, practices, and standards

+ Ability to understand basic electrical and mechanical principles

+ Understanding of engineering change orders, and other operational documentation

+ Computer experience (MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint); ERP (IFS or similar)

Professional Skills Required:

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external customer contact

+ Energetic self-starter; driven, collaborative, and organized

+ Highly adaptable and able to learn new processes and software quickly

+ Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management

+ Experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns

+ Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment

+ Demonstrated skill and proficiency in time management and the coordination of multiple concurrent projects and assignments with tight deadlines

This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.

Why Minco?

At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations - some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!

Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

ID: 2019-1905

Minco Products, Inc.


Minneapolis, MN

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