Designer

Novi, Michigan

Post Date: 09/19/2016 Job ID: 6281 Industry: Engineering

Objective of the Position: This position meets customer demands by producing professional CAD documents.

 

Essential Accountabilities: The position incumbent ensures, that
  • Create and check 3D parametric models, 3D assemblies, and 2D drawings based on customer and engineering specifications Evaluate design ideas based on factors such as appearance, design-function relationships, serviceability, application, budget, price, production costs, methods of production, packaging, and client specifications
  • Use of PDM (product data management)
  • Ability to use CAD analysis tools / CAD templates
  • Continuous improvement of one’ s own knowledge to current standards (ex. Manufacturing Standards, tolerance stack-up analysis, etc.)
  • Internal program support and external supplier support
  • Meet with Engineers and Customers

 

Secondary Accountabilities: The position incumbent ensures, that
  • Conduct all business related activities for, and on the behalf of, the company within the limits of applicable local, state, and federal legal requirements.
  • Provide support to, and compliance with, all local and corporate company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies, procedures and other HSE related requirements.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and follows all ENA polices related to TS16949 and ISO 14001; looks for way to improve and promote quality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirement Profile:

 

Professional Background / Basic Qualification / Work Experience:
  • Associate’ s degree in drafting, engineering/automotive technology or certified training using relevant CAD 3D modelling software.
  • Minimum two years’ experience using CATIA or NX for 2D drawings and 3D modeling.
  • Familiarity with product data management (Cim-data base Preferred). 
  • Good understanding of GD&T skills.
  • Ability to travel domestically by car or plane.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office.

 

Technical Expertise:
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and operations, including calculations, percentages, statistical analysis, etc.
  • Knowledge of engineering fundamentals in exhaust systems.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos, and write simple correspondence.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement of products for manufacturability.
  • Strives to continuously improve expertise, knowledge and skills.

 

Methodical Competence:
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks smoothly in situations containing a moderate to high level of stress.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • The ability to follow-up on projects and ensure all items are completed on time with all necessary data required and supporting documentation.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization' s goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

 

Interpersonal Competence:
  • Ability to be self-motivated and to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, supplier, coworkers and management.
  • Ability to maintain utmost confidentiality.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to work as a Team Member towards overall company objectives. Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Communicate and present proper information to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Customer Service – Ability to manage difficult customers Responds promptly to their needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Initiative- Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation- Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets other’ s attention.
  • Interpersonal skills-Focuses on solving conflict.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions based on gathered facts; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process, Makes timely decisions.
  • Leadership- Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
  • Motivation- Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with dignity, respect and consideration.

 

Supervisory Competence:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

 

Working Conditions:
  • This position involves working in an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.  Occasionally exposed to mechanical hazards, fumes, and irritants when visiting the plants or Prototype shop.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.

Tammy Turner


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