Mechanical Design Drafter
Springfield Area, Massachusetts
Job Type: Direct Placement
Job ID: 3386

Our client, an established industry leader, is seeking a Mechanical Design Drafter to be responsible for detailing and designing the components necessary for fabrication of their product. Close interaction with other departments and a sound understanding of manufacturing requirements is required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintains product and process date by using computer programs; entering data and validating results
  • Recommend changes in roller design and specifications to reduce cost, add value, increase manufacturing efficiency or improve performance
  • Performs basic design engineering functions to meet customer needs
  • Maintains records, files, and databases for future reference
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods
  • Creates bills of material
  • Identifies and selects materials needed for production
  • Works closely with Operations, Procurements, and Sales Department
  • Other duties as defined by Supervisor
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers to gather design information

Background profile:

  • A sound understanding of manufacturing and design
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Ability to produce complete, accurate manufacturing drawings
  • Ability to contribute and work effectively in a team environment
  • Personable and able to develop and maintain good relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to maintain composure, positive attitude and organization with multiple tasks amidst constant interruptions and conflicting priorities
  • Detail oriented Knowledge of Microsoft Office based computer applications Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or SolidWorks (Knowledge of Inventor a plus but not required)
  • Experience in design, machining or manufacturing background is preferred, but not required
  • A strong mathematical or scientific knowledge is beneficial
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Ability to balance expectations for job duties with a creative approach for problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Recruiter: Shannon Persia
Phone: 781.273.1880 ext: 219
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