Mechanical Designer

Employer
Franklin Electric
Location
Madison
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 21, 2019
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Franklin Fueling Systems is the premier designer and manufacturer of the world's most complete line of petroleum equipment including Submersible Pumping Systems, Piping and Containment Systems, Service Station Hardware, Dispensing Systems, Fuel Management Systems, and Transport Systems. We have a passion for quality and innovation. Your career at Franklin will be well rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits--and more. We understand a fulfilling family life is the foundation to a successful professional one. We strive to promote from within and help every employee realize their professional potential. We believe in lifetime careers that continually challenge and fulfill. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION Responsible for managing the design of mechanical products and packaging. Conducts testing and oversees documentation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Designs product packaging from concept to validation to manufacture. * Creates and reviews drawings that are used to create products. * Oversees project documentation. * Tests and resolves issues in products in all stages of the process. * Works with external vendors and regulatory agencies. * Provides support to other staff and departments as necessary. * Performs other related duties as required or assigned.Skills and Abilities * Writes routine reports and correspondence. * Effectively communicates information and responds to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with vendors, internal and external customers, the general public, and other employees of the organization. * Works with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. * Solves practical problems and deals with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. * Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats. * Reads and understands documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. * Utilizes common-sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions. * Plans the time, method, manner, and/or performance sequence of own work; may also occasionally assist in planning work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation. * Frequently makes decisions of both minor and major importance, which may affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree. * Uses noncomplex machines and equipment (adding machines, calculators, copy/fax machines, etc.). Education and Experience * Equivalent of four years of high school (required). * Associate's degree in design technology, engineering technology, or a related field (preferred). * Two to four years of relevant experience in design technology, engineering technology, or a related field (required). Computer Skills * Advanced: CAD/AutoCAD software, Creo, Windchill. * Intermediate: Accounting, database, spreadsheet, word processing/typing. * Basic: 10-key, alphanumeric data entry, presentation/PowerPoint. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES * While performing the functions of this job, the employee is: * Regularly required to sit and to talk or hear. * Frequently required to stand or walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. * Occasionallyrequired to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. * The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS * While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally subjected to work near moving mechanical parts and to risk of electrical shock. * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled