Mechanical Engineer in Wheaton, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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Job Description

BASIC DESCRIPTION:

Support Miller Welding Automation’s engineering team in all facets of conceptualizing, designing and manufacturing of Robotic Welding systems. The successful individual will be part of an Automation Systems-focused team that includes both process and product development resources and will assist our engineering team in the design and implementation of Robotic Systems for emerging and existing welding automation technologies. This individual will be responsible for customer and sales facing technical requests for the engineering team.

This position requires the individual to be familiar with 3-D modeling software, have strong mechanical aptitude and a working knowledge of metal fabrication and machining requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Modify existing System layout drawings for Sales and Marketing support.
  • Create new System layout drawings for Sales and Marketing support.
  • Receive and respond to request for System Layout Drawings & 3-D Models.
  • Modify existing manufacturing drawings & BOM/Cut list based on 3-D Model updates or verbal instructions. To include all fabrication, machining and inspections requirements.
  • Create new manufacturing drawings from existing SolidWorks Part & Assembly models. Drawings to include all fabrication, machining and inspections requirements as well as BOM/Cut list.
  • Create new Part & Assembly models.
  • Use Simulation Software to conduct basic reach studies to determine correct component placement for System design concepts.
  • Study sales load requests against standard product specifications to determine feasibility. Make recommendations on appropriate standard products.
  • Conduct testing and record results for new designs.
  • Modify current product and service manuals from written or verbal instructions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Associated degree in Computer Aided Design & Drafting coupled with previous relevant work experience will be considered.
  • 3-D CAD experience & understanding of design intent with a strong preference towards SolidWorks is required.
  • Ability to read blueprints and a good understanding of welding and machining symbols is required.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft word, Excel and Exchange are required.
  • Experience in the metal fabrication industry is preferred.