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Designer III

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Uses Computer Aided Design and PLM tools to create, release, and modify complex designs of system components. Executes projects by providing task duration input and follows prototype testing.  Conducts technical design and drawing reviews as required. Assigns work and provides guidance to lower level Designers and Designer interns/co-ops.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Designs complex components or tooling, subsystems and concept designs
  2. Produces and modifies complex 3D models/assemblies and details complicated component and assembly drawings
  3. Prepares layouts of complex equipment incorporating new designs or design modifications
  4. Consistently looks for simplifying designs and assemblies, reduces costs through part design or process improvements, and standardization of components
  5. Reviews dimensional inspection of parts and approves parts for production
  6. Manages tasks to ensure successful completion of designs
  7. Conducts technical design and drawing reviews as required
  8. Reviews complex models and prints for proper use of modeling techniques and design standards
  9. Ensures the New Product Development process is being followed at all times
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong visual acuity and design techniques to produce complete and workable 3D layouts for new designs
  • Ability to calculate dimensions and specify allowances and tolerances in accord with standard practices
  • Proficient in math, including trigonometry with a thorough understanding of geometric tolerancing and gauging
  • Ability to provide input and assist in planning design timelines and project schedules, and effectively plan work to meet schedules
  • Broad knowledge of the physical properties of materials and property enhancers and the relative cost of materials
  • Broad understanding of standards and applications in an engineering environment
  • Working knowledge of most manufacturing processes and assembly techniques
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Associates Degree in Mechanical Design or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of five years Mechanical Design experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Domestic and/or international travel as required up to 10%

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