Design Engineer

Posted on Sep 18

Location: Belvidere, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4142503

Exciting Design Engineering opportunity for a mechanical engineer with a passion for motorsports and a "gearhead" personality.  Reporting to the Director of Product Development, you will be responsible for designing/engineering custom, new, and existing products, ensuring manufacturability of parts, and have responsibility for research and development of new products/new applications for market expansion.
  • Design and redesign of products
  • Perform failure analysis/destructive testing
  • Work on cross functional teams for product development/new applications
  • Work with customer to produce custom orders to specification
  • Provide technical support to sales and to machine shop
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
 What It Takes:
  • BSME and 1-3 years experience in product design/manufacturing/production preferred
  • Solid understanding of materials, automotive construction, mechanical design, product development
  • Experience with CAD/Solidworks
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and costs
  • Deep understanding of automotive construction and service
  • Understanding of engineering principles and technology, and comfortable with use of micrometers, calipers, heat treatment, and spline geometry
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Motorsports experience highly desired
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
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