Mechanical Design Engineer - On-site / Remote

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Job Description

An exciting aerospace career awaits you in our manufacturing facility in Orange City, Iowa. Apply to join the SEKISUI Aerospace team today!

Summary

Support the design department in the development of tooling required for the manufacturing of composite components and structures.

Essential Functions: Essential functions, including how an individual is to perform them and the frequency with which the tasks are performed; the tasks must be part of the job function and truly necessary or required to perform the job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Duties

Develops complex mechanical designs into an electronic system utilizing CAD software. Ensures technical specifications and standards are adhered to.
Complete project, design work and detailed drawings within the planned time schedule. Will work with the Vault administrator control and monitor vault transactions.
Responsible for updating the Plex Tooling Module and keeping it current with all Molds, Fixtures, and Tooling. Monitor all "Tool Jobs" that are being completed.
Review current mold, fixture, and tool drawings also make updates according to the direction of the Senior Design Engineer and Manufacturing Engineers.
Perform incoming tool assembly, minor tool modifications repairs, and perform digital product definition translations. Work with Design Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers to create the correct tools needed for the product being developed.
Digital Product Definition Translations (DPD)
Update existing production tooling 3D models/prints as needed. Generate and maintain 3D models and prints using Solidworks.
Utilize and maintain 3D models/prints using Enterprise PDM (vault) software. Work with Operations Software (PLEX)
Generate tool numbers for molds, machining fixtures, etc.
Create, update, and maintain tooling jobs to follow fabrication and release of tools. Support and assist with all Orange City operations design needs as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Ability to read blueprints, machine shop knowledge, drafting and engineering knowledge.
Working experience with materials such as aluminum castings, forgings, bar stock, stainless steel, alloy and steel.
Experience with troubleshooting non-conforming material Assist/contribute/lead product and process improvements in the fabrication, assembly and test process Initiate drawing changes
Design cutters and fixtures relative to precision machining.
Able to work with minimal supervision
Knowledge of military and commercial aerospace specifications and standards
Thorough understanding of machine tolerances, GD&T, and NC machine capabilities
Thorough understanding of CAD software primarily Solid Works

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in metal working or manufacturing a plus.
Certified Solidworks Associate preferred.
Certified Solidworks Professional a plus.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

Experience

Five to Seven years of aerospace engineering preferred.

Computer Skills

Experience with Catia V5, Inventor, Solid Works, or other 3-Dimensional CADs required.
Skilled in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.
ERP system experience

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate requiring hearing protection in certain areas.

Required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

PPE is provided by SEKISUI Aerospace based on the employee's position and exposure.

Schedule

Day Shift: Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, additional overtime hours as needed

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life and AD&D Insurance
Company Sponsored 401k
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Tuition Reimbursement

SEKISUI Aerospace is a division of SEKISUI Chemical Group with offices in the United States. Our headquarters are located in Renton, WA with facilities Sumner, WA and Orange City, IA. We design, engineer and manufacture composite structures used in commercial and military aircraft.

SEKISUI Aerospace is committed to maintaining a work community that recognizes and appreciates the value of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding and mutual dignity and respect among all team members. Our Values are the filter by which we do business. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Orange City, IA is located in the northwest corner of Iowa in Sioux County. It is home to two growing school systems, a four-year liberal arts college, the annual Tulip Festival, as well as many large industry and development opportunities. To learn more about the Orange City community please visit .

Pre-Employment Screening

SEKISUI Aerospace is a Drug Free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Any applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to a background screening.

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

SEKISUI Aerospace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

People with Disabilities
SEKISUI Aerospace is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the human resources department at the appropriate SEKISUI Aerospace manufacturing site.

Orange City Operations:

E-Verify Statement
SEKISUI Aerospace is a federal contractor and is required to participate in the federal government's E-Verify program. E-Verify allow us to confirm the employment authorization of newly hired employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. With respect to new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire's completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification within three days of starting employment. For information regarding E-Verify, visit the E-Verify site.

SEKISUI Aerospace is located in Renton, WA with facilities in Washington and Iowa. We design, engineer and manufacture composite structures used in commercial aircraft interiors. Examples include primary/secondary structures, sidewalls, ceiling panels, lavatories, bulkheads, overhead bins and crew rests. Additional information can be obtained on our company web site at

Orange City, IA is located in the northwest corner of Iowa in Sioux County. It is home to two growing school systems, a four-year liberal arts college, the annual Tulip Festival, as well as many large industry and development opportunities. To learn more about the Orange City community please visit

SEKISUI Aerospace is a Drug Free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

SEKISUI Aerospace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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