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Senior Design Engineer

Posted on Aug 15, 2019 by Job Juncture

Mauston, WI 53948
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Designs electro-mechanical products, meeting or exceeding company production and quality standards, and meeting customer delivery requirements.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Thorough understanding and use of the Quality Plan in all phases in the engineering department.

Design electro-mechanical products (pm motors, universal motors and gearboxes), meeting engineering standards, applicable codes, customer specifications, and within cost constraints.

Work and lead with cross-functional teams to take a design from specification through design, development, test, and delivery.

Review and develop technical specifications for all products.

Verify that designs meet or exceed all requirements and specifications.

Perform detailed technical analyses and create test and analysis reports.

Develop technical solutions to known production, reliability, or performance problem.

Generate and review design documentation to ensure the delivery of a quality finished product.

Facilitate design reviews with Design Engineering, Production, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance to determine if project goals including cost, manufacturability, time limitation, and resource requirements can be met.

Work with cross-functional teams to address and resolve manufacturing, design and quality problems, and ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes and methods.

Redesign standard products, improving quality and productivity, while reducing costs.

Work with quality assurance and production to determine root cause analysis and corrective action for product related issues and warranty returns.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering (BSME), with a minimum of six years electric motor design experience. Must have experience in the development and testing of in-line, right-angle, and planetary gear drives. Requires fluent working knowledge of Solid Works, AutoCAD, MS Office, and ERP/MRP Business Software. Experience with gear design software a plus.

Language Skills

Read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, and detailed product drawings; respond to common inquires or requests from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community; write reports for publication that conform to prescribed style and format; effectively present information to top management and conduct customer presentations. The ability to communicate with Chinese speaking vendors is desirable, but not required.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to calculate torque and force loads on motor and gearbox components.

Reasoning Ability

Must possess a high level of mechanical and electrical aptitude. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Protective Clothing/Equipment Required

Safety equipment and apparel is required and expected to meet applicable regulations and policies.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move drawings, files, parts and manuals weighing up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


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 frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, occasionally loud.

Reference: 745815558

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