Design Engineer

  • location: Buffalo Grove, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $135,000 per year
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Design Engineer

Permanent position: An industry leading fluid power company located in the Chicago area is currently in search for a Valve Design Engineer to join their rapidly growing organization. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field. Valve Design Engineer should have a minimum of 5+ years' relevant work experience. Valve Design Engineer must have CAD proficiency with CREO, Hydraulic valve and/or manifold design or complex layout design, and firm understanding of drafting practices; working knowledge of geometric tolerance practices.

Responsibilities for the Design Engineer
  • Solve design problems; adapt, alter, and/or improve existing products
  • interpret design specifications and translate into design of custom hydraulic manifold housings or valves, and develop detailed drawings for manufacturing and assembly of the product
  • Produce and maintain design drawings via CAD, CREO
  • Manage design projects, following through from inception to design approval and production
  • Write professional and technical Test reports, including analysis of data
  • Drive continuous efficiency and effectiveness in day-to-day activities
  • Collaborate with Testing, Purchasing and Shop/Assembly teams on design projects
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to address and resolve manufacturing, design and quality problems, and ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes and methods
Requirements for the Design Engineer

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years' relevant work experience
  • Hydraulic valve and/or manifold design or complex layout design
  • Understanding of drafting practices; working knowledge of geometric tolerance practices
  • Basic understanding of valve types and functions; valve symbols and valve port logic
  • Ability to plan, schedule, coordinate and problem solve effectively
  • CAD proficiency with CREO
Benefits

  • Industry leading comprehensive compensation package. 401K plan, bonus potential, company provided benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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