Confidential Gurnee, IL 60031, United States
Apr 22, 2015Full time
Company Description RealWheels, North America's largest fabricator and of wheel simulators, covers and accessories. We are currently seeking a mechanical designer for our plant located in Gurnee, IL. Job Description • To design and document mechanical components, products, or systems of varying levels of complexity to support engineering functions. • Develop, and take ownership of, robust mechanical designs of wheel products, accessories and apparatus components including, but not limited to, wheel simulators, grills and grill systems, and related products. • Utilize SolidWorks software to accurately capture 3D and 2D documentation, as well as built in analysis tools to validate designs. • Produce creative component designs using established manufacturing processes such as cutting, stamping, machining, spinning bending, and welding; closely interact with suppliers as needed. • Use appropriate methods to generate prototypes of designs (internal manufacturing resources, SLA, 3D printing, etc.). • Seek guidance and input from engineers and staff when needed, to complete assignments. • Working in a cross-functional project team, participate in the product development design review process for new designs • Support ongoing production support via the engineering change process, as needed • Transition projects from R & D to Manufacturing. • Manufacturing Support. Job Requirements: Qualifications • Two year Design Degree from qualified institution, highly preferred, or equivalent. • Experience with 3D solid modeling SolidWorks CAD software is required. • Experience in stainless steel products is highly desired. • Must be able to work effectively in a collaborative and cross functional team environment • Strong communication skills are required; may need to interface with associates as needed. • Keeping R & D structured notes. Additional Information • Can be full time or Part Time initially, 15 to 20 hours per week minimum, with the ability to work around your schedule, leading to full time. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.