Randstad Design Engineer in Lexington, Kentucky

Design Engineer

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job details:

  • location:Lexington, KY

  • salary:$28 - $34 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • experience:2 years

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:134149

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PROJECT DESIGN ENGINEER opportunity at well established manufacturing firm near Lexington, KY. This position is responsible to ensure successful product design and development utilizing CAD to design new products. Need BSME and minimum two (2) years manufacturing 3D design experience to be considered. Candidates with Lab testing experience will be coveted. This is a contract opportunity slated to last at least one (1) year with the possibility to turn permanent.

Responsibilities for the Design Engineer

  • Leads projects related to product design, development, and continuous improvement.

  • Design mechanical products using CAD, FEA, manufacturing best practices to design new products.

  • Assist in Lab testing manufactured parts

  • Coordinate projects involving sales personnel, customers, engineering team members, manufacturing, and management

  • Work with manufacturing and quality to ensure designs can be produced capably and efficiently

  • Develop, design and execute test plans to validate new designs

  • Assist and support sale of introduction of new designs including creating proposals, providing samples, making design guides, creating drawings and attending meetings with customers

  • Research and identify new opportunities for product development including visiting customers, OEMs, tear-downs, etc to research potential applications that may be candidates for product development

Requirements for the Design Engineer

  • BS Degree Mechanical Engineering or BSMET

  • Minimum of 2 years of 3D design experience in the automotive industry, co-op acceptable

  • Need 3D Mechanical Design experience preferably Solidworks or AutoCAD

  • Lab testing experience is preferred

  • A PLUS to have general machine shop knowledge of lathe, mill, grinder, band saw, and drill press desirable but not required

< Benefits for the Design Engineer

  • Contractor Benefits

  • Occasional travel

  • PTO plan

Job Number: 134149