Top Mechanical Design Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mechanical Design Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mechanical Design Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.6% of Mechanical Design Engineer resumes contained CAD as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mechanical Design Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Mechanical Design Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Generated mechanical contract documents including writing mechanical specifications and generating AutoCAD drawings, addenda, change orders, and bulletins.
  • Designed custom built-to-print aircraft control panels, integrally-lit displays, flight simulation and training components using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Communicate with customer to create fully defined solid models meeting or exceeding customer expectations utilizing SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Designed and implemented numerous engineering changes to increase trailer quality as well as efficiency using SolidWorks CAD software.
  • Developed three-dimensional CAD models of remotely-operated material handling equipment for concept visualization, analysis, and animation.
  • Produced detailed manufacturing drawings of heavy recycling equipment from specifications and parametric models using 3D CAD software.
  • Analyzed and recommended CAD system resulting in greater flexibility, efficiency, and ability to outsource components.
  • Composed and implemented numerous engineering change notices to increase vehicle efficiency using Pro Engineer CAD software.
  • Provide designs which meet all technical performance requirements, maintain necessary documentation include CAD databases.
  • Created motorized assembly, proposal and approval drawings for customers using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Developed and maintained CAD engineering/product development drawings in support of MRAP engineering efforts.
  • Advised and educated clients on utilization and implementation of 3D mechanical CAD technology.
  • Helped electrical department generate electrical AutoCAD drawings from electrical designer's mark-ups.
  • Supported manufacturing department by creating detail drawings using AutoCAD or Inventor.
  • Created CAD drawings to convey manufacturing and production requirements.
  • Prepared AutoCAD mechanical drawings and electrical wiring schematics.
  • Designed custom high-speed automated assembly machinery, utilizing AutoCAD 11 &12 for design of assembly stations, fixtures and tooling.
  • Acted as Cad operator, in setting up drawings, creating backgrounds/x-references, cleaning drawings and creating templates for other trades.
  • Design of components and systems for new and existing product lines to meet customer requirements using 2D and 3D CAD packages.
  • Used CAD to optimize rivet length design by calculating displaced volume, thus minimizing time and effort during fabrication and installation.

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2. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Provided support in mechanical engineering, new product test engineering, new product development and service operations.
  • Performed mechanical engineering for new product development, customizing, sustaining and retrofitting existing products.
  • Developed product specifications for new product development.
  • Support, lead and manage new product development, design improvements and VE/CE (Value Engineering and Cost Engineering) activities.
  • Assist in new product development and sustaining engineering to support sales for a $30 million business unit (CPT).
  • Perform new product development including concept and detailed design; material and process research and development; Detailing of designs.
  • Managed new product developments involving 3D design, cost analysis, packaging, scheduling and overseas sourcing.
  • Involved in new product development; Involved in hiring new engineers, vendor and sub-contractor selection process.
  • Lead designer in new product development of low-cost vertical oscillator, creating $150K in annual sales.
  • Apply knowledge of DFM & DFA on the beginning of design phase of new product development.
  • Participated in product improvements, cost reduction programs and new product development programs as needed.
  • Designed interconnect solutions for the cable I/O group and test fixtures for new product development.
  • Created 3D models in SolidWorks to design and build prototypes for new product development.
  • Participate in new product development teams to ensure product design meets all stated goals.
  • Assisted in new product development, cost reduction, and product enhancement projects.
  • Provided support and leadership in the design activity for new product development.
  • Experience in new product development, continuous improvement, and cost reduction.
  • Generated proposals, cost estimates and schedules for new product development.
  • Partnered with R&D department for new product development.
  • Worked on new product development for bio-medical and other companies.

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3. Engineering Department

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Here's how Engineering Department is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Represented Avionics Engineering Department during Customer Review of manufacturing problems, provided resolution for ongoing manufacturing flaws and reducing production rework.
  • Teamed up with Quality Engineering Department to qualify and approve new suppliers to assure compliance with company specifications and manufacturing procedures.
  • Transformed the Engineering department into a revenue-generating operations, reversing department's prior history as a design/support only entity.
  • Served as the engineering department's technical liaison to support manufacturing engineering on all new product introductions.
  • Worked extensively with different engineering departments, contracts, program management, company management, etc.
  • Collaborated with design, production, and other engineering departments to enhance company procedures and final products
  • Led engineering department through quotation development, customer relations, and superior quality control procedures.
  • Promoted to Engineering Manager to handle Antenna division and manage Sustaining Engineering Department responsibilities.
  • Involved in incorporation of engineering change orders and design modifications within new engineering department.
  • Developed and instituted a complete document control system for the Mechanical Engineering Department.
  • Performed as a member of the Mechanical Engineering department developing mine detection systems.
  • Served as department's primary interface between management, electrical engineering department.
  • Appointed the Engineering department representative for company departmental meetings and future development.
  • Represented Engineering Department for upgrade of PECO Nuclear work management computer system.
  • Managed small engineering department responsible for creation of several new products.
  • Worked in the design engineering department alongside mechanical and electrical engineers.
  • Relayed technical information or solutions to Sales and Engineering department.
  • Handled Pro/Engineer training and implementation in engineering department.
  • Represented Mechanical Engineering Department on Cost Reduction teams.
  • Joined engineering department after completion of solar project.

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4. Solid Models

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Here's how Solid Models is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Created solid models and engineering drawings using SolidWorks.
  • Generated detailed solid models with parametric modeling practices.
  • Generated 3D solid models and 2D drawings, from conceptual stages through manufacturing, including prototypes and testing of product.
  • Create complex 3d Solid models for Heat Exchange products such as radiators, oil coolers, and Charge Air Coolers.
  • Created 3-D solid models, drawings, sheet metal parts, and assemblies in Solid Edge for miscellaneous projects.
  • Prepared drawings and designed solid models for structural products according to the client s specifications and created project documentation.
  • Advanced to expert level on Pro/E Wildfire technologies and eliminated the need for transport of solid models and assemblies.
  • Created new and updated existing 3D solid models and shop drawings for complex industrial and food equipment products.
  • Led effort to convert 2D hand drawn blueprints to 3D Pro Engineer solid models and detailed drawings.
  • Created, revised, and release engineering drawings and CAD solid models for manufacture and assembling.
  • Created 3-D solid models, assembly models and detailed 2D drawings with ANSI Y14.5 standards.
  • Create SolidWorks 3D solid models of cutlery silverware for manufacture by laser cutting equipment.
  • Worked with AutoCAD software to design the solid models in 2D and 3D modeling.
  • Created 3D solid models, assemblies and drawings using Pro/Engineer 2001 and Power Point.
  • Create solid models and drawings of existing equipment, dating to the 1950s.
  • Created solid models, drawings and generated parts lists for the aerospace/defense industries.
  • Create 3D solid models and assemblies for use in various manufacturing processes.
  • Used 3D solid models for tolerance evaluation, interference fit and function.
  • Created and modified solid models of new and existing parts/products as needed.
  • Created 3D solid models in SolidWorks for concept development and documentation.

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5. Mechanical Design

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Here's how Mechanical Design is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Translated scientists' concepts into mechanical designs while working on a multidisciplinary design team with principal clinical scientists and software engineer.
  • Provided comprehensive engineering leadership with direct responsibility for developing and implementing mechanical design solutions and Material Review Board procedures.
  • Direct, coordinate and exercise functional authority for planning, organization, integration and completion of Mechanical design projects/programs.
  • Supervised and coordinated mechanical engineering projects and tasks in Opto-Mechanical design, drawings, prototype procurement and testing.
  • Performed mechanical engineering for HVAC, pipeline projects, mechanical engineering reports, and mechanical designer support.
  • Team member development engineer focused on delivering mechanical designs for product development for high volume consumables.
  • Hired as a Mechanical Designer/Project Engineer for the development and revision of cellular phone tower antennas.
  • Supported program proposal activities; and interpret system requirements into mechanical designs to meet performance requirements.
  • Worked with Sales and Marketing to quickly create mechanical design specifications and drawings/renderings for sales proposals.
  • Performed mechanical design of rotary steam direct-fired industrial dryers that remove moisture in manufacturing processes.
  • Worked closely with operations manager to improve overall division activities and deliver mechanical design support.
  • Investigated thermal and finite element methods to improve mechanical design responses of airborne antenna pedestal.
  • Generated and executed mechanical design, build and test for guidance and navigation avionics equipment.
  • Performed mechanical design of plastic injection molded parts, designed embedded system and fabricated prototype.
  • Performed mechanical design and structural analysis of various mechanical assemblies used in automated test equipment.
  • Contract Mechanical Design Engineer promoted to Strategic National Accounts Sales for an industrial generator manufacture.
  • Analyzed critical design components to confirm structural and mechanical designs using Finite Element Analysis.
  • Performed structural and mechanical designs of mass transfer equipment utilizing AutoCAD and Solid works.
  • Performed mechanical design and supervised engineering projects for tool manufacturing company serving railroad industry.
  • Assessed and evaluated the mechanical design of large electrical rotating machinery for various industries.

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6. Assembly Drawings

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Here's how Assembly Drawings is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Generate manufacturing documentation including part and assembly drawings for use by in-house personnel, and outside vendors.
  • Produced manufacturing and assembly drawings according to company standards to ensure effective production and final assemblies.
  • Developed company's first test and delivery configuration assembly drawings to meet Navy E-569368-DID-I requirements.
  • Create large detailed exploded assembly drawings to facilitate the assemblers in the manufacturing department.
  • Designed and detailed fabrication and assembly drawings for low temperature and vacuum equipment.
  • Performed design analysis & prepared technical documentation of part & assembly drawings.
  • Develop assembly drawings and formulate assembly procedures to minimize manufacturing time.
  • Reversed part & assembly drawings to illustrate company special requirements.
  • Created fixture documentation using assembly drawings with exploded views.
  • Generated parts and assembly drawings and prepared production/manufacturing documentation.
  • Created fabrication and assembly drawings.
  • Ensured that all production build procedures, assembly drawings, bill of materials, and related documentation were complete and up-to-date.
  • Create and check part and assembly drawings for accuracy of design, tolerances, manufacturing capability, material and finish specifications.
  • Detail Drawings, Assembly Drawings, Assembly Instructions, Mechanical and Electrical Schematics, Connector and Cable Drawings, ANSI Y-14.5.
  • Assisted in rapid and accurately documented manufacturing of 84 detail parts and assembly drawings within 3 weeks to succeed CDR expectations.
  • Create assembly drawings, including bills of materials and detail drawings for machining, assembly, welding and sheet metal.
  • Generate top assembly drawings for fit, form and function ASG-33: Rear gun mount for B-52 Four .50 cal.
  • Created conceptual designs and led a team of designers to release mechanical drawings pertaining to both detail and assembly drawings.
  • Provided input to drafting group for creation of Component and Stage Assembly drawings, as well as Interface Control Documents.
  • Produced accurate 3D models, preliminary layouts, production details, and assembly drawings while meeting drawing release dates.

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7. BOM

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Here's how BOM is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Advanced skills in generating BOM, inventory management, technical documentation, assembly training and project management.
  • Generate and release all associated documentation and BOM's utilizing Pro-Engineer and Product Center database management software.
  • Created BOM for the lines; composed design documentation utilizing technical drawings and engineering specifications.
  • Specified components, updated and released drawings, assembly instructions, and BOM through the company ECO (ECN) process.
  • Notified to be Engineering Product Cost Leader to control product cost and maintain tighter control over live BOM structure during development.
  • Uploaded complete design models, drawings and layouts into database using Team Center, created BOM structures and published the data.
  • Developed Bills of Materials (BOM) from building and elevator blueprints through the use of MS Excel spreadsheets and AutoCAD.
  • Worked for Aftermarket services management creating the Bill of Materials for various assemblies and updating the BoM to the current standards.
  • Create detailed and extensive bill of materials (BOM), explosion/ assembly drawings, and computer animations of systems.
  • Completed design from concept to finish including BOM and testing using Solid Works 2007, 2008, 2009, AutoCAD.
  • Developed BOM structures and part list, ensuring that all required parts are correct with proper quantities and revisions.
  • Create 3D model assembly and prepare BOM for 2D engineering drawings of lubrication pump using SolidWorks 3D CAD software.
  • Created 3D-CAD models, design drawings to ASME Y14.5 GD&T, top-level assemblies and managed BOM revisions.
  • Generated the necessary technical information, P&ID numbering system, and Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Generate new Bill of Materials (BOM), new part numbers and prepare a detailed design check report.
  • Provided line-item part specifications; Assembly BOM's, creating purchase requisitions, and placing orders for non-fabricated parts.
  • Created BOM's for manufacturing the hutches and worked with vendors and purchasing to determine purchased part requirements.
  • Created Bill of Materials (BOM) and maintained drawing logs of all the drawings released to manufacturing.
  • Designed and received a patent for a low cost crash stop reducing overall BOM cost of the HDD.
  • Created and maintained models, drawings, and bill of materials (BOM) using Pro-E and EPDM.

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8. FEA

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Here's how FEA is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Designed, organized, and implemented a proof-of-concept research experiment to determine feasibility and effectiveness of invention, filed Invention Disclosure.
  • Performed FEA evaluations of components and assemblies utilizing ANSYS DesignSpace for durability and reliability prediction to meet product duty cycle.
  • Created model incorporating desired industrial design features, using surfacing techniques, for an injection molded remote control assembly.
  • Developed test models for alternate designs and processing methods to ensure feasibility new application possibility and necessity of modification.
  • Designed and validated new products for industrial circuit breaker accessory components including internal interfaces and external customized features.
  • Developed two generations of high speed turbocharger testing machines recognized as having best-in-class features by our customers.
  • Worked within an engineering team to design mechanical features for elevators in new construction and modernization projects.
  • Evaluate and demonstrate manufacturing feasibility and technical justification for design approach, conduct design validation.
  • Generated flat patterns in Pro-E to verify manufacturing feasibility and to feed laser cutting program.
  • Released product to manufacturing, supported vendor and designed change package and feasibility studies.
  • Performed chamber stress analysis/FEA simulations to evaluate chamber deflection with different positioning and clamping.
  • Generate comprehensive, technical documentation for feasibility study, system specifications and contract books.
  • Analyze and provide creative, technically-feasible solutions to problems encountered in validation and production.
  • Conferred with marketing for specifications, conducted feasibility studies and coordinated engineering personnel.
  • Field coordinated feasibility of designs based on site conditions and end user requirements.
  • Prepare feasibility, prototype and production documentation using accepted design practices and processes.
  • Worked with cabinet manufacturer to incorporate custom features for cable routing/access and assembly.
  • Validated designs for Vibrations, stress and functionality using engineering calculations and FEA.
  • Perform analyses utilizing FEA tools and design worksheets to complete preliminary feasibility studies.
  • Analyze research data and proposed specifications to determine the feasibility of future products.

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9. GD

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Here's how GD is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Calculated parameters according to the technical requirement, GD&T; implemented validation and eliminated interference.
  • Generated the 3D CAD designs and their associated 2D manufacturing drawings and their installation drawings with all GD&T details.
  • Performed tolerance calculation on components and assemblies and incorporated GD&T on engineering drawings as per ASME Y14.5 2009 standards.
  • Create 2-D drawing from parametric model noting results of the metallurgical analysis and dimensional analysis and meeting GD&T standards.
  • Assist Design Team in Review of machine assemblies & maintaining a database of all the designs, using Team center-GDS Express.
  • Produce 3D models and 2D drawings of (sheet metal, machined and purchased) parts using GD&T.
  • Lead the effort in checking documentation for engineering design, drafting standards and GD&T implementation (Checker).
  • Provided expertise in the application and interpretation of detailed prints and GD&T to ensure accurate manufacturing of products.
  • Translate solid model into fully defined GD&T drawings to be used for machining and assembly of hydraulic units.
  • Rally Road Productions ; prepared shop drawings with necessary GD&T per ASME Y14.5 for Oil Cooler sandwich Adapter.
  • Collaborated with drafters and machinists to create drawings suitable for fabrication and in compliance with GD&T standards.
  • Defined GD&T according to BS 8888 Standard and drew the free body diagram to analyze stress distribution.
  • Used GD&T per ANSI Y 14.5 to specify tolerance and to measure samples to learn product variability.
  • Verify GD&T, weld symbols, surface finish symbols, dimensions and details are adequate to manufacture/assemble.
  • Create and perform revisions to technical drawings, including using GD&T, for manufacturing and installation purposes.
  • Provided technical support for other Designers and or Engineers in SolidWorks, GD&T, and Product Design.
  • Updated drawing with correct use of GD&T to have suppliers fix components and improve incoming quality.
  • Used knowledge of Drafting Standards and GD&T to create detail drawings and check those of peers.
  • Peer review and self-check drawings thoroughly for GD&T, technical specifications, dimensions and formal accuracy.
  • Generate 2D or 3D mechanical drawings per ANSI Y14.5, GD&T, corporate and industry standards.

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10. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Provided manufacturing engineering support during assembly process, including change notice writing, anomaly investigations and solutions, and technical support.
  • Provided mechanical engineering support to the product development team for one of the country's fastest growing pharmaceutical machinery manufacturers.
  • Provided design engineering support for multiple manufacturing lines to improve robustness of components and assemblies and increase production yields.
  • Participated in manufacturing scheduling and planning activities necessary to establish engineering support for future and ongoing production activities.
  • Provided mechanical engineering support to manufacturing and service engineers to assist with customer and build-line escalations.
  • Provided manufacturing engineering support during assembly process of component placement and PWB board keep out areas.
  • Provide engineering support throughout project life-cycle, including proposal development, production and field support.
  • Provided engineering support, analysis and consulting services for all maintenance and facilities divisions.
  • Provided rotating equipment engineering support to production engineering for facility upgrade and maintenance.
  • Provided engineering support to manufacturing, quality assurance, assembly and sales departments.
  • Provided engineering support to the factory floor on full cabin interior modification projects.
  • Provided engineering support to overseas contract manufacturers and approved prototypes and production units.
  • Provide engineering support to provide customers with replacement components for existing machinery.
  • Provide engineering support to our technical department and answer any customer questions.
  • Provided engineering support and troubleshooting for the product manufacturing and installation process.
  • Provide project and technical engineering support by visiting international locations: 1.
  • Provided engineering support for six product lines manufactured at two manufacturing plants.
  • Provided engineering support for utility systems associated with plastic molding operations.
  • Design Lead providing engineering support to manufacturing and quality assurance departments.
  • Provide mechanical engineering support for new outsourced projects and inspect fabrication.

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11. Ansys

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Here's how Ansys is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Performed finite element analysis of petroleum refinery tower structures and inner components by ANSYS.
  • Developed and analyzed detailed mechanical designs of passive strainers using ANSYS and Inventor.
  • Performed vibration analysis using ANSYS Workbench utilizing the DO-160E vibration testing specification.
  • Performed structural analysis on critical parts and assemblies using ANSYS and Pro-Mechanica.
  • Completed preliminary structural and modal analysis using ANSYS Workbench.
  • Implemented cost reducing methodology by creating simulations in ANSYS.
  • Performed Stress analysis on various components, structures and sub-structures using ANSYS to ensure all the stresses are within allowable limits.
  • Involved in code development in C and C++ to automate cryogenic piping systems design and nodal stress analysis using ANSYS.
  • Reviewed structural, thermal, and CFD simulation results from ANSYS modeling to verity and improve critical design parameters.
  • Modeled the design of the lifting lugs using CAD SolidWorks and simulated scenario using the ANSYS workbench program.
  • Simulated drop and impact test for wearable electronic device using ANSYS explicit dynamics prior to actual testing
  • Designed ROV hydraulic torque tool 1-4 from concept through production using SolidWorks, COSMOS and ANSYS.
  • Shape optimization of piston crown - Performed FEA analysis and applied shape optimization using ANSYS Workbench.
  • Conducted ANSYS simulation of thermal stresses in 2.5Gb optical engine to verify/reject observed failure modes.
  • Used SolidWorks and ANSYS DesignSpace to design drive train for mobile robot for military applications.
  • Developed inlet guide vane strain gauge locations through modal shape functions generated by ANSYS.
  • Analyzed buckling and load bearing of platform steel structures using ANSYS beam model results.
  • Used the finite element program ANSYS to analyze and redesign the Bottom Connector assembly.
  • Create low cost and efficient thermal shield design using ANSYS coupled field capabilities.
  • Coordinated with stress engineers to analyze hinge and locking mechanism using ANSYS software.

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12. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Developed Qualification test procedures, Manufacturing & Installation documentation during new product launch.
  • Tested the manufactured components by designing test procedures and validated tested results.
  • Conducted test procedures to ensure pneumatic equipment would lift without oscillating.
  • Developed test procedures for condensation measurement of a sealed electrical box.
  • Developed tests and test procedures and followed through to material qualification.
  • Created build/installation instructions and acceptance test procedures for production assemblies.
  • Conduct component stress analysis and generate acceptance test procedures.
  • Prepared test procedures for validating and verifying component functionality.
  • Developed test procedures, representative of life test requirements.
  • Test procedures and safety/failure analysis reports.
  • Specify and develop product acceptance/test procedures that relate to a complex process (state-of-the-art) or highly complex product.
  • Prepare product and system layout, material lists, factory acceptance test procedures, and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Generate process/test procedures, specifications and drawings to ensure quality and consistency to both new and existing processes.
  • Generated requirements, performance reports, validation reports, library documentation, department processes, and test procedures.
  • Created Detail and Assembly Drawings, Build plans, Shop Orders, Test Plans, and Test Procedures.
  • Develop test procedures and fixtures working with the quality team to comply with contractual quality requirements.
  • Developed design criteria, operating and test procedures, shop instructions and user guides.
  • Developed test procedures, test apparatus and fixtures required to test flow element assemblies.
  • Generate test procedures for testing designs and products using CAE and electrical testing software.
  • Reviewed detail drawings and developed assembly and test procedures to maintain stringent program schedules.

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13. Catia

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Here's how Catia is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Checked and verified integrity of vendor supplied CATIA models and performed area management analysis.
  • Completed all company formal training for implementation of CatiaV5 design standards.
  • Design chassis frame of truck and light truck with CATIA (part modeling), SolidWorks and AutoCAD and prepare documentation.
  • Participated in initial Mechanical Designing using CATIA V5, 3D modeling and creation of production drawings and maintenance of design data.
  • Design and develop car interior trim parts of class A and class B using CATIA-V5 and NX/UG as per OEM requirements.
  • Work with electrical group to design test rack stand using both CATIA V5 and Pro/E for fuel system wire harness testing.
  • Model Based design of tools showing proper part design, annotations and tolerances in 3D CAD environment using CATIA V5.
  • Design of new tools and equipment used for the production of seats for the interior of airplanes using CATIA V5.
  • Investigated to remodel the car bumper to enhance driving conditions and driver safety during snowfall using CATIA V5 design environment.
  • Designed and interpreted the aircraft elevator mechanism of Cessna 172 aircraft using CATIA v5 and evaluated simulations utilizing ADAMS.
  • Created solid models for mass properties, trade studies and final design configuration using CAD/CAM software CATIA and Pro/E.
  • Created 3D Solid Models (both CATIA & SolidWorks) from point cloud data generated from reverse engineering effort.
  • Develop EBOM and write specifications on fluid dynamic Systems Develop 3D solid, structural, surface models in CATIA
  • Optimized 3D scanning models using Magics and CATIA v5 software for reverse engineering and rapid prototyping technologies.
  • Create assembly and detail CATIA models for form fit & function of Nose and Main Landing gears.
  • Work with team of 6X individuals to improve design, diagrams and blueprint interpretation using CATIA V5.
  • Led conversion of H-47 2D data to 3D CATIA V5 models for the rotor and upper controls.
  • Subject Matter Expert mentored Mechanical Engineering Team; introduced and streamlined CATIA standards for preliminary design phase.
  • Produce and maintain wire harness assemblies, utilizing the CATIA V5 Electrical and Sheet Metal Work Benches.
  • Trained design engineers with no CATIA experience allowing them to create 3D models and generate engineering drawings.

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14. Fmea

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Here's how Fmea is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Performed FMEA analysis and developed manufacturing operating procedures.
  • Participated in cross-functional team meetings to discuss new models and aid in the development of PPAP and FMEA's.
  • Developed and improved consumer and life-saving products using DFM/DFA, DOE, QFD, FMEA and concurrent engineering techniques.
  • Participate in FEA and DFMEA analysis with Design, Manufacturing, Certification, Marketing and Sales team.
  • Identified potential problems; eliminated root causes using quality tools such as DOE, FMEA and SPC.
  • Performed DFMEA on various components such as splash shields, hood latch, lamp casings, etc.
  • Created and/or participated in design and process failure modes effect analysis (FMEA) on various products.
  • Acquired Knowledge on various industrial practices like TPM, TQM, Lean Manufacturing, FMEA etc.
  • Utilized the Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) technique to improve design robustness.
  • Developed and updated Control Plans, Process Flow Charts, P&I diagrams and PFMEA.
  • Rectified snags by structural/modal analysis and functionality difference using GD&T & DFMEA principles.
  • Created, released, and updated drawings, procedures, FMEA's, Analysis etc.
  • Performed Risk assessments including design and process FMEA by collaborating with manufacturing and design team.
  • Participated in the DFMEA with all disciplines involved with the product from design to production.
  • Performed DFMEA to find out possible failure modes during product development and worked on optimization.
  • Review DFM, DFMEA & DRBFM reports with senior engineers to meet manufacturing requirements.
  • Use DFM, DFA and DFMEA principles to develop products for high volume manufacturing.
  • Maintain and enhance existing product lines through continuous improvement, 80/20 and DFMEA.
  • Participated in DFMEA study for several critical design projects with other team members.
  • Utilized DFMEA, data analysis and root cause analysis to solve design issues.

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15. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Surveyed HVAC systems for a powdered pharmaceutical facility in Wisconsin, discovering cross contamination of production areas with the existing equipment.
  • Performed cooling and heating load calculation that allowed proper equipment selection and HVAC system layout while interacting with manufacturers and representatives.
  • Experienced in the production of contract documents for mechanical construction documents, specifications, and HVAC/Plumbing equipment selection.
  • Communicated with operations managers and tenant coordinators to investigate existing conditions of sites and HVAC systems.
  • Performed HVAC and plumbing engineering and design including cooling load and other engineering calculations.
  • Conducted site surveys and analyzed existing residential, commercial and institutional HVAC systems.
  • Major architectural modification along new HVAC system with room environment controls.
  • Developed compressor with integrated, variable-speed motor for HVAC application.
  • Design modifications of existing facility fire protection and HVAC systems.
  • Managed special order HVAC models including all documentation.
  • Selected HVAC equipment utilizing engineering product data manuals.
  • Performed engineering tasks in the design of HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems of pharmaceutical and laboratory research facilities.
  • Designed the mechanical systems (plumbing and HVAC), monitored the drafting issue and rechecked the plans drawn on AUTOCAD.
  • Designed utilities and HVAC systems for high technology facilities, including clean-rooms, office space, maintenance shops and administration buildings.
  • Interfaced with construction and plant to design and size HVAC systems, using SMACNA sheet metal and duct design standards.
  • Solve and work independently with technical problems in construction, inspection, HVAC, and operation and maintenance of systems.
  • Designed Super series Air-Foil fan models and also worked on a design team that created Conquest Series package HVAC units.
  • Designed, reports and drawing for the following items: Heating, Cooling and Ventilation (HVAC) Systems.
  • Design mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems while considering the ergonomic and architectural needs of the end user.
  • Focused on design and production of HVAC applications, while coordinating with Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection disciplines.

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16. R

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Here's how R is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Completed complex Pro-E design projects and coordinated project details with Caterpillar managers to ensure final product delivery to customer.
  • Confer with engineers or other personals to implement operating procedures, resolve systems malfunctions, or provide technical information.
  • Maintain manufacturing and United Underwriters Laboratory test process documentation including implementation of engineering change activity.
  • Collaborated with engineers and required personnel to design, develop, and rehabilitate various projects.
  • Performed cost model analysis per order, optimized cost effectiveness in design where applicable.
  • Reversed engineering process in existing parts supplied by customer in order to re-fabricate.
  • Designed and optimized a centrifugal governor to meet various design criteria with teammates.
  • Managed engineering project work including tracking orders, design, fabrication and installation.
  • Transformed Pusher Plate configuration to prevent rotation of mechanism while they are operating.
  • Created artifact calibration reports using CMM measurement data taken in different laboratory conditions.
  • Designed novel hydrodynamic focusing devices for positioning and interrogating streams of cells.
  • Provide monthly report to upper management identifying gateway and stage review progress.
  • Designed and developed complete mechanical and electrical connections systems for auto industry.
  • Implemented statistical testing for part reliability and effectiveness during end production usage.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineering with engineering change orders and deviation request documents.
  • Developed and Designed unique static elimination grounded arm of High-voltage tower.
  • Supported manufacturing by designing effective tooling and developing technical work instructions.
  • Implemented Gen-set controls, modifications & instrumentation on 100kW Caterpillar generators.
  • Determined design specifics from sales documents and customer supplied drawings.
  • Facilitate and develop external testing plans for new product development.

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17. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Maintained close relationship and communication with vendors, manufacturing, procurement, as well as project management to insure product development.
  • Perform Mechanical Project Management duties for Original Design Manufacturers in domestic and foreign markets for design implementation and production.
  • Complete mechanical installation drawings for conveyor systems within the schedule determined by project engineering and project management.
  • Collaborated with other engineering, financial, and project management disciplines to define roles and requirements.
  • Provide project management including purchasing, inventory control, safety and bill of material generation.
  • Develop local vendor technical relationships in China and project management of vendors.
  • Supported project management with design task estimates, enabling realistic project milestones.
  • Experienced in CAD customization, Technical Support and Project Management implementation skill.
  • Collaborate with project management and applications engineering on concepts and time lines.
  • Worked as engineering lead and chassis representative in project management role.
  • Project management form concept to final assembly, occasionally supervise installation.
  • Collaborated with client engineers about design specifications and project management.
  • Project Management of multiple commercial products and product release initiatives.
  • Project management and electrical/mechanical engineering for chemical injection systems.
  • Project management with commercial grade wireless keypad entry transmitters.
  • Performed all aspects of engineering except for project management.
  • Collaborated with project management to insure accurate installation.
  • Provided project management for specialty customer projects.
  • Communicated directly with clientele for project management.
  • Project Management Work during construction.

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18. Design Reviews

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Here's how Design Reviews is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Communicate design and project status to immediate supervisor and solicit feedback form management and team members by conducting internal design reviews.
  • Prepared and conducted formal presentations to customers, including IBM Federal Systems Division, for preliminary and critical design reviews.
  • Trained the Operators and provided product engineering support and assist in manufacturing design reviews as required for heater/cooler mixer.
  • Defined customer requirements, generated product specifications, verified product conformance, and used customer feedback for design reviews.
  • Resolved aftermarket and production issues, presented design reviews, requisitioned prototypes and monitored installation and testing.
  • Participated in design reviews and coordinated for required improvements of chilled water and air distribution.
  • Delivered many presentations including design reviews, collaboration meetings, training and status reports.
  • Documented final quotation and provided necessary inputs in team meetings and design reviews.
  • Conducted design reviews with internal and external customers to meet customer intended specifications.
  • Facilitated mechanical team design reviews, tolerance analysis, and mechanical drawing release.
  • Participated in design reviews to evaluate better cost effective processes and user requirements.
  • Documented structural and thermal analyses and presented in preliminary and critical design reviews.
  • Created engineering drawings and technical documents, attended internal and external design reviews.
  • Presented reports at engineering meetings and design reviews to upper level management.
  • Provided engineering and project reports and participated in engineering and design reviews.
  • Conducted and participated in design reviews and identified need for mitigation plans.
  • Completed internal and external design reviews for product and manufacturing improvements.
  • Reviewed product requirements and presented conceptual products for various design reviews.
  • Design reviews, Validation testing documentation, Data Maintenance and Project tracking
  • Provided mechanical engineering input to design reviews for system requirements development.

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19. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Communicate with architects and sales engineers for specifications, and mechanical equipment details for each component utilized in a project.
  • Designed mechanical equipment, components and systems for government military helicopter flight simulators according to military specifications.
  • Designed UOP licensed mechanical equipment to adhere with validated process data and established mechanical constraints.
  • Designed schematic and wiring diagrams for various completion tool assemblies and mechanical equipment.
  • Designed mechanical equipment according to project criteria and specified fluid density requirements.
  • Coordinated mechanical equipment location and power requirements with in-house electrical engineers.
  • Conduct functional testing of mechanical equipment & generate technical field reports.
  • Advised customers during manufacturing fabrication inspections of key mechanical equipment.
  • Designed mechanical equipment from customer requirements concept to project acceptance.
  • Prepared and reviewed contract plans and specifications for mechanical equipment.
  • Reviewed drawings for prototypes of household mechanical equipment.
  • Assisted multiple manufacturing operations with mechanical equipment.
  • Repaired electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Specified controls, instrumentation, and mechanical equipment for a Taurus 70 power generation installation for NYSEG in New York State.
  • Set up work breakdown structure, budget spreads and interfaced and submitted to management mechanical equipment proposals for new contracts.
  • Supported FCC technology as the Mechanical Equipment Coordinator for Orifice Chamber, Flue Gas and Power Recovery systems.
  • Developed oil & gas upstream plant sites by designing and requisitioning for pipes and related mechanical equipment.
  • Applied best techniques, procedures and theories to researching, analyzing and designing mechanical equipment and components.
  • Integrate complex mechanical equipment with custom components from suppliers, customers, and other AIT design offices.
  • Developed proposals, quotations, bills of materials and pricing for mechanical equipment.

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20. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Provide liaison of aircraft primary and secondary structure utilizing military and commercial design standards, customer specifications and system requirements documents.
  • Promoted to Quality Assessment Manager responsible for verifying ISO accordance in all company departments including manufacturing, financial and legal.
  • Performed liaison and supplier support activities which included investigating and resolving simple to complex manufacturing process or engineering related issues
  • Serve as department liaison coordinating projects and communicating design changes with manufacturing and various other personnel as needed.
  • Support manufacturing activities acting as a liaison between engineering, project management, purchasing, and manufacturing.
  • Supported sales teams by acting as primary engineering liaison and converting sales requirements into engineering specifications.
  • Serve as liaison between manufacturing and engineering departments to provide troubleshooting for production and testing equipment.
  • Created documentation in compliance with ISO 9001 certification standards that defined various laboratory production processes
  • Investigated problems described by supervisors or discovered on my own and proposed solutions.
  • Conduct liaison investigations to resolve any discrepancies that arise during manufacture and installation.
  • Isolated root causes and developed solutions utilizing failure analysis on manufacturing problems.
  • Coordinated with other engineering disciples to develop manual piping isometrics for fabrication.
  • Acted as technical liaison between collaborating international laboratory scientists and the laboratory.
  • Designed a Thermal Isolated Tensile Adapter for qualifying titanium at cryogenic temperatures.
  • Provided liaison engineering support for damage and deviation from established designs.
  • Started as Management Trainee, \Production supervisor, Maintenance supervisor/Project Engineer.
  • Handle responsibilities of reviewing isometric drawings and provide recommendations when required.
  • Authored the engineering Disaster Recovery Procedure for ISO 9000 certification.
  • Progressed from entry-level designer to senior designer with supervisory responsibilities.
  • Design of vibration isolation system for optical testing vacuum chambers.

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21. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Performed design engineering and programming for composite component construction via CNC equipment.
  • Managed installation and troubleshooting documents for ultra precision CNC grinding machines.
  • Fabricated aluminum machinery parts by utilizing CNC milling and lathes equipment.
  • Design numerous complex machined components for CNC machining operation.
  • Work very closely with in-house manufacturing shops including sheet metal, machine, CNC mill, assembly, and quality control.
  • Operated water jet machines, computer controlled (CNC) milling machines, and lathes to create newly designed parts.
  • Create computer aided drafting models, assemblies, and drawings that result in CNC machine or manual area input.
  • Assisted team members in developing design of products using computer-assisted design (CAD) and CNC programming for machining.
  • Engineered, manufactured, assembled, tested, and provided customer support of ultra precision CNC grinding machines.
  • Used CNC and other shop equipment to create and test the newly designed components and assess their effectiveness.
  • Designed high-precision components and assemblies for CNC grinding machines used primarily in the automotive and heavy equipment industries.
  • Designed parts and components requiring multiple fabrication techniques (vacuum forming, CNC, sheet metal work).
  • Perform sheet metal designs and programming for laser and CNC punch's (trained and certified).
  • Edit G-Code and checking G-Code to make sure there are no errors before sending to CNC tech.
  • Managed and scheduled parts to be manufactured: CNC, Injection Mold, welding, paint.
  • Import 3D models from one CAD system into another to prepare model compatibility with CNC programming.
  • Purchased and installed a 3D printer and CNC milling machine to streamline prototyping and reduce costs.
  • Designed a two layers aluminum flat oscillating heat pipe with 40 turns and machined by CNC.
  • Fabricated prototype hardware designs by programming and operating CNC machinery allowing next day proof of concept.
  • Utilized many conventional processes including CNC manufacturing, welding, brazing, plating in product manufacturing.

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22. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Investigated and implemented cost savings initiatives including corporate wide fastener/hardware strategy and legacy product re-design.
  • Realized cost savings with manufacturing suppliers using process improvements in tooling design.
  • Redesigned components for improvement of performance and cost savings.
  • Provided concept and completed the design resulting in more than 250 part reduction of a single sub-assembly for significant cost savings.
  • Renovated a collapsible unit with display, conduction cooled server, and keyboard with an estimated cost savings of $1750/unit.
  • Involved in cost savings projects; redesigning of drip covers for circuit boards, redesigning face plates for washer/dryer card readers.
  • Steam traps and tracing, steam control sets, steam loss calculations, cost savings, amortization period for clients.
  • Developed projects for cost savings involving line of products Set schedule and specifications for development tests, evaluations and materials.
  • Project work and process efficiency improvements combined for new revenue and cost savings of over $10 million annually.
  • Configured a $328,000 cost savings by completely redesigning the current air-ducting system in refrigerators (See LinkedIn).
  • Traveled and interfaced with suppliers in Asia to ensure quality targets were met maximizing cost savings and customer satisfaction.
  • Project manager to eliminate unnecessary rework throughout the facility, to provide substantial cost savings to the company.
  • Redesign will allow for cost savings of 42% while maintaining clinical performance for patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Recommended use of appropriate thermal interface and applied torque resulting in cost savings of $40,000 dollars.
  • Worked with numerous suppliers on a daily basis to obtain cost savings on fixture designs.
  • Cost savings of up to 50% and enabled the ability to manufacture equipment in-house.
  • Designed new installations, components and decals as needed for cost savings and product improvements.
  • Designed prototype parts to improve the design and cost savings for the company.
  • Leveraged offshore design support resources resulting in $15K per year cost savings.
  • Designed new, or redesigned existing automotive electric motors for cost savings.

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23. Plastic Parts

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Here's how Plastic Parts is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Design and development of complex mechanical parts and assemblies consisting primarily of injection molded plastic parts.
  • Generated Plastic parts from given surface and performed draft analysis to identify suitable draw direction.
  • Collaborated with industrial designer on visual design and designed all exterior and cosmetic plastic parts.
  • Designed tooling for metal-stamped/plastic parts for the hearing aid and automotive industry utilizing Pro/E.
  • Designed plastic parts, 3D exterior surfaces, and detailed part drawings in Pro/Engineer with input from Industrial Designers, Sr.
  • Design injection molded plastic parts for next generation NICU warmers and evaluating for sinks, time to fill, injection pressures.
  • Experience in plastic parts and product design, injection molding (part design, assembly, tooling and process).
  • Used SolidWorks and AutoCAD to create multifaceted sheet metal and plastic parts and complex assemblies and drawings for commercial airliners.
  • Design of castings, metal / plastic parts, sourcing support, tool design, manufacturing & inspection support.
  • Oversee designers and drafters for design of machined, sheet metal, and vacuum formed plastic parts.
  • Included large injected molded plastic parts, machined aluminum sand castings, and wire form parts.
  • Designed steel and plastic parts to meet a 25 year mechanical life under extreme weather.
  • Work included a mixture of machined plastic and metal, and some SLS plastic parts.
  • Worked with vendors to reduce cost and assure timely delivery of molded plastic parts.
  • Designed from concept through production aluminum, stainless steel, composites and plastic parts.
  • Applied design for reliability and design for six sigma approach for plastic parts design.
  • Started a lab for prototyping and batch production of laser cut plastic parts.
  • Designed packaging machinery which assembles several plastic parts for the food industry.
  • Carry out Draft analysis for the plastic parts requested by the customer.
  • Decreased production time by modeling 3D printed plastic parts for machine use.

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24. Stress Analysis

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Here's how Stress Analysis is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Managed Stress Analysis and Design for Reliability for critical parts & optimized the design for Poka-Yoke, Durability and Reliability.
  • Conducted stress analysis on cantilevered slide mechanism and components to optimize component selection for high strength and stiffness.
  • Utilized aspects of mechanical engineering which included machine design, structural stress analysis and computational fluid dynamics.
  • Coordinate flight hardware technology development and commercialization, design, verification, stress analysis, testing.
  • Provide calculation and stress analysis for creating and renovating new and existing complex fabrication equipment.
  • Performed stress analysis of mechanical components for advanced amphibious assault vehicles.
  • Created stress analysis calculator for pipe connections to determine fabrication methods.
  • Performed structural stress analysis on cost-effective emergency brake system concepts.
  • Carried out preliminary stress analysis calculations of parts.
  • Performed structural/stress analysis and stress life fatigue analysis.
  • Prepared detailed pipe stress analysis calculations/reports.
  • Interfaced with engineers in stress analysis, manufacturing, materials, and weight reduction teams to create the optimal design solution.
  • Performed all aspects of design including, three dimensional concept design, stress analysis and selection of purchased parts.
  • Designed the job layout including all the piping systems, flow and stress analysis, connections and materials specifications.
  • Completed detailed stress analysis using AutoPIPE to determine stress points in the piping and loading information of pipe supports.
  • Performed stress analysis to verify if a proposed design fulfills client's specifications prior to manufacturing of the machinery.
  • Design of new or modify versions of existing support equipment using stress analysis and industry standard safety factors.
  • Provided preliminary stress analysis of exhaust frame struts for KHP helicopter engine with rear drive using proprietary software.
  • Used NISA finite element software to perform thermal and stress analysis to enhance thermal efficiency of computer chips
  • Accelerated design approval by providing more manageable 3D seat models for certification studies and stress analysis.

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25. Creo

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Here's how Creo is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Utilize CREO 2.0 CAD System to Create 2D Orthographic Production Drawings as related to Sheet Metal Radiation Shielding Panels.
  • Utilize CREO 2.0 CAD System to Create 2D Orthographic Production Drawings relating building Universal Satellite Integration Work Platform.
  • Create 3D models and 2D production drawings using CreoManage Asian and local vendor and suppliers
  • Used Creo2/Wlidfire4/2, Pro/E for sheet metal enclosures, plastics and machined parts.
  • Fulfilled conceptual design requests with Creo3D and 2D for internal and external clients.
  • Developed train stops and engineering layout systems for Railroad Industry using CREO.
  • Designed components using CREO/Pro Engineer and analyzed the design using ANSYS software.
  • Generate 3D models, assemblies, and manufacturing drawings using PTC CREO.
  • Experience of creating product assemblies using CREO 2.0 Software.
  • Experience in creating 3D CAD models and 2D drawings using 3D CAD Pro Engineer (CREO 2.0) software.
  • Produced detailed engineering drawings, Bill of Materials and specifications of mechanical components and assemblies for production using Pro/ENGINEER Creo.
  • Design and configure equipment and components to meet customer specifications in AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Creo Parametric
  • Developed 3-D models and detailed fabrication drawings provided in Creo/Pro-E to support product quality assurance.
  • Provide stress analysis manual calculations and Creo Simulate analysis as requested by customer.
  • Created animations of moving assemblies using Creo Parametric.
  • Converted drawings from AutoCad to Creo/Pro-Engineer drawings.
  • Analyzed Finite Element Analysis (FEA) results and performed subsequent design modifications using PTC Creo 3.0 and PLM tools.
  • Utilized SolidWorks, Creo to create 3D models of gears train, power train, control system tools & fixtures.
  • Produce CAD detail drawings, assembly drawings and 3D drawings use Creo/ ProE for our Aluminum die casting products.
  • Designed and analyzed devices, electronics enclosures, and mechanical components for a laser/optics lab using PTC Creo 2.0.

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26. PDM

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Here's how PDM is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Managed SolidWorks PDM system in accordance with Configuration Management team.
  • Implemented SolidWorks EPDM to better control engineering documentation.
  • Served as the local expert on SolidWorks, sheet metal design, GD&T and Enterprise PDM.
  • Aided in the implementation of CAD, PDM database, GD&T, and document standards.
  • Enhanced standards and practices training for all new CAD, PDM, BOM file and drawing management.
  • Converted existing machine documentation from paper drawings to electronic files and linked them to a PDM system.
  • Utilized Pro-Engineer and Cadim-PDM (Product Data Management) for the ATACMS Block II missile program.
  • Used SAP and EPDM to follow the work flow process within the Automotive Product Development group.
  • Implemented EPDM at the local level which became the benchmark for implementation across the entire organization.
  • Maintained drawings, notes, BOM, product list and other design documentation via SolidWorks PDM.
  • Serve as administrator for PDM to ensure accurate and secure data to manufacture quality products.
  • Initiated and evaluated engineering change requests through Product Data Management (PDM) systems.
  • Worked on Pro/E Solid Modeling, Sheet Metal, Piping, Drawing and Pro/PDM.
  • Add long lead mechanical component to PDM software for planning, purchasing and manufacturing.
  • Create user friendly PDM procedures and instructed the design team how to use them.
  • Maintained models drafts and revisions using SolidWorks product development management (PDM).
  • Release into PDM.SCTU SHELTER: Verify configuration of delivered shelters against vendor drawings.
  • Implemented SolidWorks Enterprise PDM to all engineering related files for data management.
  • Performed project management by using Product Data Management system (PDM).
  • Worked within GDLS to effectively launch TeamCenter PDM software throughout all divisions.

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27. Autodesk

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Here's how Autodesk is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and documented automated case packers and in-feed conveyor systems using latest AutoDesk Inventor 3-D solid modeling software.
  • Increased team proficiency and efficiency in conveyor design by training on design, AutodeskInventor, and standards, etc.
  • Design custom electrical enclosures adhering to NEC and state codes using AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Work and manage all 3D Inventor designs with AutoDesk Vault.
  • Evaluated SolidWorks, AUTODESK Inventor and Pro/Engineer solutions.
  • Operate 3d modelers AutoDesk Inventor and 2d AutoCAD.
  • Update and release existing drawings using AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Developed parametric tool to drastically reduce design times by adding automation with programming code in Autodesk Inventor.
  • Provided engineering and machine design to expedite speaker production line deadline using AutoDesk Inventor .
  • Delivered regular PowerPoint presentations and oversaw transition from Autodesk Inventor to SolidWorks.
  • Designed testing equipment for the petroleum industry using Autodesk Inventor.
  • Reorganize and implement standard processes utilizing Autodesk Vault.
  • Performed structural analysis via Autodesk Inventor.
  • Utilized Autodesk Inventor 2012 along with Mechanical Desktop for 3-D layout and modeling of assemblies, sub-assemblies and manufactured production parts.
  • Performed daily basis 3D modeling design (Autodesk Inventor) and created mechanical drawings for structural parts fabrication and assemblies.
  • Design equipment and tooling for precision gauging for the Automotive and Aerospace Industries using Autodesk Inventor version 8.
  • Utilized Autodesk Inventor to design, model, and generate engineering drawings for the different pieces of equipment.
  • Developed quick 3D CAD general arrangement drawing & models tool for submission to client using Autodesk Inventor.
  • Designed new drainage and water systems using of Autodesk Inventor CAD software to enhance pet sanitation.
  • Utilized Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD 2011 to design and create 3D graphic models for production purposes.

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28. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Involved in designing process and quality management of solar water heaters panels and solar cookers according to customer requirements.
  • Design and develop custom engineered products to meet customer requirements and expectations utilizing SolidWorks 3D modeling software and AutoCAD.
  • Trained an incoming Mechanical Design Engineer to company standards and customer requirements, along with supervising his initial project.
  • Modeled components across a variety of programs using internal and customer requirements to ensure product quality standards were met.
  • Supported manufacturing facility by determining allowable usage and repairs for nonconforming hardware to meet delivery deadlines and customer requirements.
  • Coordinated and supported Sales, Production and Quality Assurance departments to satisfy customer requirements and new product development.
  • Developed mechanical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
  • Revise, update, and modify existing electrical/mechanical drawings to accommodate field, manufacturing and customer requirements.
  • Designed project specifications per the customer application, proposal and customer requirements for industrial heating furnaces.
  • Participated in the engineering design for the customization of the standard helicopter frame per customer requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain long and short-range operational plans to insure manufacturing capabilities match customer requirements.
  • Formulated conceptual design of aeronautical and aerospace products and systems to meet customer requirements.
  • Design vehicle interior, including cabinet compartments, seats and other specific customer requirements.
  • Designed of aircraft pulley and buss bars per customer requirements and military specifications.
  • Evaluated customer requirements, researched data, and determined cost-effective material for production.
  • Applied and adapted engineered standard products into custom solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Performed functional analysis of developed products, and ensured compatibility with customer requirements.
  • Provided specialized software for batch processing of CAD files to accommodate customer requirements.
  • Analyzed and integrated customer requirements to design and fabricate automated assembly processes.
  • Implemented and improvised designs from concept to development as per customer requirements.

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29. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Provide technical support for design and manufacturing activities, and worked with manufacturing personnel to maintain product quality and objectives.
  • Provided Technical Support to operators to solve issues related with engineering changes that affected tooling and manufacturing process.
  • Provided daily production and customer service technical support and produced technical documentation for all staff and customers.
  • Assisted with technical support on structural installations to include design and installation of required mechanical materials.
  • Provide technical support to customers in satisfying their requirement and establishing an adequate specification.
  • Provided key technical support and resolution to manufacturing and assembly issues for assigned projects.
  • Assisted with equipment specifications for various plastics extrusion and molding technical support issues.
  • Provided technical support on the design modification, prototype manufacturing and integration.
  • Provided on-site technical support for manufacturing, field engineering and service functions.
  • Provided technical support and monitored projects for petrochemical and chemical project.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing for smooth implementation of new product.
  • Provided technical support to shop personnel during manufacturing and assembly.
  • Provide manufacturing and assembly technical support on project specific needs.
  • Provided technical support to maintenance on problem resolution and training.
  • Provide technical support for customers, application and assembly engineers.
  • Provide technical support for production operations and support departments.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing engineering and floor personnel.
  • Give technical support to purchasing and manufacturing engineering.
  • Provide Technical support to Engineering Managers and Supervisors.
  • Provide technical support to engineering and manufacturing departments.

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30. ECO

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Here's how ECO is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Worked collaboratively with domestic and international clients to ensure designs met the needs and specifications while adhering to code recommendations.
  • Investigate and diagnose malfunction of equipment to confidently recommend solutions to required personnel and provide necessary technical information.
  • Recognized Technical and commercial markets for internal and external customers and developed product line to meet the requirements.
  • Conducted on-site condition assessments to identify deficiencies, analyze problems, and propose solutions and corrective action recommendations.
  • Utilized experience in determining the cause of mechanical subsystem performance failures to recommend corrective actions for resolution.
  • Participated in new economical trigger development team and produced ideas, comments, modeling, engineering analysis.
  • Conducted complex assembly tolerance and fault analysis studies, and prepared design recommendation reports for upper management.
  • Conducted test to evaluate production process and recommended mechanical design modifications or changes in manufacturing process requirements.
  • Conducted economic and feasibility studies; generated detailed program plans, assessed program costs and scheduling requirements.
  • Implemented designs to convert machined parts to a more economical injection molded or vacuum formed configurations.
  • Consult with customer to provide final design, making recommendations for improved system efficiency and reliability.
  • Developed detailed specs & instructions for entering & decontaminating-boxes in radioactive labs, redesigned glove-boxes.
  • Identified design flaws of avionics systems and recommended new installation methods that reduced assembly time.
  • Design included conversion of a primary-secondary-tertiary chilled water pumping system to a variable primary system.
  • Investigate and diagnose faulty operation of equipment to confidently recommend solutions to maintenance crew.
  • Evaluated, recommended and selected manufacturing vendors both internally and externally to the customer.
  • Obtained experience recognizing design errors and competent in efficient problem solving for optimal production.
  • Reconfigured units to different configurations and specifications to meet new requirements and redesigns.
  • Supplied design support on interior and equipment installations on numerous aircraft reconfiguration projects.
  • Designed and built product recovery system for post-production collection of mil-spec fuel additives.

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31. Design Changes

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Here's how Design Changes is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Developed validation plan and activities to incorporate design changes as part of field follow program and/or lab validation prior to production implementation
  • Created processes for the Design Engineering organization related to document preparation and design changes.
  • Implemented design changes to conform to new component specifications and standards agency requirements.
  • Directed ongoing design changes to improve product performance and reliability.
  • Reviewed new and product design changes and identified production requirements.
  • Recommended design changes to parts to facilitate handling by manufacturing.
  • Supported manufacturing partners in implementing design changes and modifications.
  • Implemented design changes in laminate production line that incorporated individual processes into automated line while reducing product handling by 25%.
  • Provide floor support to assemblers to make on the spot design changes as well as expediting new parts to projects.
  • Created a formalized documentation control system at SRT, to track system / component revisions, material and design changes.
  • Performed Design Validation Testing (DVT) using mechanical, thermal and optical analysis to verify functionality on design changes.
  • Provided design changes for complex coil feed components including roll feeds, reels, air feeds and relative equipment.
  • Defined design changes and validation tests to successfully double service life of mature fighter engine afterburner components and system.
  • Performed cost analysis on several components of a work order to make the most efficient and effective design changes.
  • Design changes were required to enhance die development, aid part assembly, and correct errors in Pro-E models.
  • Applied mechanical engineering principles to develop design changes as required in order to correct and resolve failure modes.
  • Created, checked Current Licensing Basis (CLB) reviews (GAP-147s) for several AP1000 design changes.
  • Review designs for ease of manufacture, drawing errors, possible design changes, or cost/time reduction techniques.
  • Incorporated design changes to existing enclosures and brackets to accept physical changes of OEM units by manufacturer.
  • Identified design issues based on root cause analysis of pilot tools and implemented appropriate design changes.

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32. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Assembled and collected all necessary technical information and customer specifications from engineering and sales departments in order to prepare detailed proposals.
  • Designed standard and custom electronic packaging equipment utilizing customer specifications, and marketing/sales input; assist in new product development.
  • Gain thorough understanding of procedural knowledge to design correct and usable products consistent with customer specifications and/or change orders.
  • Construct projects according to specific customer specifications to be built with in-house capabilities while adhering to constricted deadlines.
  • Supplied General Arrangement drawings covering silos, pipe supports, and material conveying equipment per unique customer specifications.
  • Assisted in developing portable staging, seating, and permanent ornamental railings to architectural and customer specifications.
  • Designed and manufactured documentation for custom smart power distribution products including customer specifications and vendor BOM's.
  • Close interaction with manufacturing engineering to ensure quality and timely assembly of products to customer specifications.
  • Designed custom equipment based on standard products, identifying customer specifications and delivering innovative solutions.
  • Develop and present training for engineering laboratory evaluations of products per industry and/or customer specifications.
  • Created many complex engineering designs of parts and assemblies in Pro/Engineer per customer specifications.
  • Interpret, analyze and design pneumatic conveying and air filtration equipment per customer specifications.
  • Develop device layouts and bill of materials based upon customer specifications and schematics.
  • Created and developed new products as required by customer specifications and market conditions.
  • Design reflects military, government and customer specifications and Statement of Work.
  • Designed Medium voltage drive of a power control according to customer specifications.
  • Designed new products in coordination with project Engineer to meet customer specifications.
  • Produced full documentation packages based on customer specifications using Pro-E and AutoCAD.
  • Designed instrumentation from internal and customer specifications to meet strict product requirements.
  • Developed concept layouts and design of Gaming machines from customer specifications.

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33. Unigraphics

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Here's how Unigraphics is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Used UNIGRAPHICS II (UG II) for design and detailing of components.
  • Modified/Created tooling to accommodate implementation of DC torque application in assembly process (Unigraphics).
  • Utilized Unigraphics and Six Sigma methodology.
  • Worked with the Global technology team for implementation of in-house developed automated and customized tools for Unigraphics NX.
  • Used Unigraphics NX and ANSYS to model and analyze proposed designs for performance, fit, and function.
  • Developed a new design of clamp in Unigraphics with higher life span from the available FEA results.
  • Create detailed drawings for all migrated data from Unigraphics to Pro/e as per GD&T standards.
  • Created layout, detail, and assembly drawings utilizing UNIGRAPHICS CAD and ANSI Y14.5M dimensioning standards.
  • Design of industrial tooling systems for various programs utilizing CAD software such as Unigraphics and DENEB.
  • Designed numerous parts and assemblies using advanced Unigraphics / NX modeling skills for the UCAS-Navy demonstrator.
  • Designed exhaust manifolds, and different plastic cases for electronic device, using Unigraphics.
  • Implement all required CAD changes within Unigraphics NX environment and document within EC.
  • Modeled and documented using Unigraphics NX 9, as well as Office Word.
  • Created 3D model of lower frame extension in Unigraphics (UG).
  • Reviewed and modified product prints and models using Unigraphics and AutoCad software.
  • Drafted components according to ASME Y14.5 and GD&T in Unigraphics.
  • Designed a 3-D model of a Cargo Parts Test Fixture in Unigraphics.
  • Develop part drawings from Unigraphics NX6 (Siemens) 3d Models.
  • Create and maintain 2D and 3D assembly models using Unigraphics NX.
  • Utilized Unigraphics and ANSYS for designing, drafting and analysis.

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34. Machine Shop

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Here's how Machine Shop is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Established and maintained project schedules and worked closely with engineering laboratory fabrication and machine shops to achieve design objectives.
  • Introduced concurrent design and manufacturing concepts to machine shop and inspection.
  • Produced detailed drawings utilized by machine shops to fabricate prototype tooling.
  • Interact with machine shop and provide engineering assistance during prototyping.
  • Visited multiple machine shops for vacuum and tolerance qualification.
  • Experienced in machine shop techniques to manufacture prototypes using fiberglass
  • Interacted continuously with machine shop personnel.
  • Have daily interaction with machine shop personnel to gain constant feedback on the manufacturing processes used in the making of parts.
  • Worked closely with all machine shops, sheet metal Shops, printed wiring board manufacturers, casting manufacturers & label manufacturers.
  • Reduced cost and manufacturing time by collaborating with a machine shop to create templates for a custom component with complex geometries.
  • Supervised and operate conventional and CNC machines and overseen teams in machine shop, sheet metal fabrication & manufacturing processes.
  • Use of lathes, vertical mills, drill presses, various welders, gas torches and other machine shop tools.
  • Coordinated with various external machine shops and vendors, as well as internal managers, assembly workers, and maintenance.
  • Worked with outside vendors and inside machine shop to fabricate prototypes and then assisted manufacturing department to build these products.
  • Used on-site prototype machine shop 5 axis milling center, to build samples and specialized metal formed contact tooling.
  • Work with vendors and in-house machine shop to decrease lead time on fabrication of prototype/production parts, and tooling.
  • Coordinated with electrical engineers, fabrication and machine shop personnel, and assembly personnel to create the finished product.
  • Worked closely with the machine shop and production floor regularly to support them for both production and prototype manufacturing.
  • Directed multinational machine shops in the fabrication of socket components to maintain DCI's intended quality of the product.
  • Liaised with RP vendors and machine shops to obtain working prototypes and conducted bench tests to validate design intent.

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35. System Design

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Here's how System Design is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted engineering mechanics calculations on pump components and tolerance stack-up analysis on assembly system designs for customer applications.
  • Produced critical engineering analysis document, design for automation specification and detailed system design document for various customers.
  • Engineered system design and specifications for implementation of plumbing, and HVAC systems recommended in energy savings proposals.
  • Developed best practices drawing for system design including minimum clearances, and safety requirements.
  • Provided system design interconnect diagrams and process improvement documentation.
  • Complete system design based on customer specifications and requirements.
  • Participated in HVAC system design coordination meetings.
  • Performed hydraulic and pneumatic system design.
  • Act as pneumatic conveying technical authority keeping system design methods in line with current industrial research and contribute to current research.
  • Applied knowledge of technology, structures and materials to take the mechanical engineering system design from a concept to production.
  • Develop standard Documents work procedure for Open crank case ventilation system and On Engine cooling system design 3.
  • Developed mechanical fluid-system designs such as gas lube oil, hydraulic, as well as structural package skids.
  • Applied RoHS and UL safety standards to indoor and outdoor sheet metal enclosures and cooling system designs.
  • Performed mechanical, hydraulic, and system design on various mineral and aggregate processing equipment product lines.
  • Awarded and completed contract to design 5 axis system based on previous 3 axis system design.
  • Provided engineering cost estimates, system design drawings, sequence of operation and specifications for projects.
  • Assisted Lead Engineers with system designs and part detailing, quickly gaining autonomy station designing.
  • Completed system design, stress calculations, prototype testing, and release to manufacturing.
  • Created exhaust system designs to comply with GOST, IBC, AS1170 and others.
  • Conducted job site visits to determine course of action for mechanical system design.

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36. PCB

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Here's how PCB is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Designed high performance micro-electronics transponder enclosures, incorporating stack-up of multiple PCB interfacing and clearance analysis of connectors interfacing with enclosures.
  • Achieved working relationships with multidisciplinary teams including electrical engineers, PCB layout designers, marketing, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Designed custom tooling for robotic PCBA assembly adhesive dispensing machines.
  • Designed QC test fixtures / software which includes an optical system for laser scanning analysis and a PCB bed of nails.
  • Performed PCB layout specific features and worked with CAD designer to make sure the layout meet all design and manufacturing specifications.
  • Worked along with electrical engineers and safety engineers to determine PCBA size and prevent possible safety issues during designing stage.
  • Analyzed permeability of 3 epoxies and modified PCB motor lead encapsulation area to prevent moisture penetration and failure of units.
  • Developed and implemented solutions of document control through ECO process and PCB Design standards for the company operating procedures.
  • Worked on RF PCB's as well as Analog and Digital boards, coil antennas and flexible board circuit.
  • Determined IO connector and LED location on PCB to prevent EMI issues and designed null bar for EMI emissions.
  • Work closely with EE's and PCB board designers to create the best PCB for the proposed enclosure.
  • Performed as an integral part of diverse development team and collaborated with electrical engineers on PCB design.
  • Created PCB assemblies and component models including simple trace, mask, and silkscreen metal-core board layouts.
  • Exit Sign - Designed injection mold enclosure housing high efficiency PCB, with wide voltage range.
  • Provided mechanical input for PCB assemblies including board profile, connectors and placement of major components.
  • Work with Electrical Engineers on the creation of 3D PCB models and the placement of components.
  • Provided feedback to PCB design engineers on PCB layout and electronic components for optimal mechanical placement.
  • Design and FEM fluid-thermal simulation of PCB card cages (casings) for better heat transfer.
  • Designed housing, hermetic metal sensor package, and 6 PCB layouts for TE-cooled camera.
  • Improved PCB hardware cooling solutions with thermal analysis utilizing heat sinks and thermal interface materials.

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37. New Designs

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Here's how New Designs is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Provided engineering support for sales and marketing to determine customer requirements used to develop new designs.
  • Revised existing models to incorporate into new designs to retrofit existing products utilizing engineering change procedures.
  • Qualified new designs by creating prototypes and testing their functionality against product requirements.
  • Generated new designs and design modifications based on Project Engineering input.
  • Presented preliminary models to project engineers and finalize new designs.
  • Incorporated customer standards into new designs as required.
  • Develop innovative new designs for engine performance optimization.
  • Supervised fabrication /assembly of all new designs.
  • Prepared design models and 3-D product packages for furniture manufacturer, both working with owner designs and independently creating new designs.
  • Design, model, analyze and test new designs of equipment used for US Navy fleet support and test equipment.
  • Developed commercial truck body panel components and led effort to develop new designs for new right-hand drive export markets.
  • Checked new designs, old design modifications and reports which allowed documents/assemblies to be released within a strict deadline.
  • Worked closely with industrial designers to develop new designs and features that were both beautiful and technically feasible.
  • Worked with all levels of management and COE to gain conceptual and financial concurrence on new designs.
  • Evaluated materials and parts for use in new designs including communicating with current and new suppliers.
  • Designed new Low PIM RF switch product line and integrated this technology into all new designs.
  • Created new designs for illuminated cockpit control panels, test fixtures, and assembly fixtures.
  • Create new designs and implement updates and changes to existing orders per customer specifications.
  • Create drawings of details, assemblies and installations of new designs of airplane interiors.
  • Improved door hardware while innovating new designs for storm and grade two entry doors.

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38. OEM

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Here's how OEM is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Designed integrated solutions for OEM instruments by incorporating components from various business units across the organization.
  • Designed new enclosure components and modified existing components of OEM printers for Tempest qualification.
  • Develop OEM assembly or operation procedures for new machinery and quality cosmetic specifications.
  • Design, development and sustaining engineering for standard motor product line and OEM EVS (electric vehicle systems) motors.
  • Designed, developed, and tested new OEM products or kits for use on stock vehicles using SolidWorks.
  • Involved in Hybrid vehicle launch on several platforms with a joint OEM consortium comprised of three vehicle manufacturers.
  • Design printed circuit boards for high volume production of standard, custom, POS, and OEM keyboards.
  • Design and coordinate the application of current and new OEM components AND Ensure compliance with various regulations.
  • Verified tool functionally to be equivalent or better than the OEM specified equipment (ARINC 688-1).
  • Develop aluminum OEM (Polaris) die-castings used in custom transmissions for the ATV and snowmobile industry.
  • Involved in doing process sheets, evaluation sheets for the design products according to OEM prints.
  • Experience implementing product design in a consumer electronics OEM setting as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Worked with vehicle OEM's to create integration kits to install designs onto various ground vehicles.
  • Documented and produced assembly models, assembly instructions, and drawings for entire OEM product line.
  • Specify selection of OEM components (hardware, fasteners, pins, fitting, etc.)
  • Worked closely with Boeing as a part of the 777 OEM line-fit ottoman design team.
  • Obtain, interpret, and analyze OEM airplane installation drawings using approved processes and tools.
  • Worked closely with OEM suppliers to spec necessary components based on engineering data.
  • Support and lead programs that interface OEM equipment and products with the aircraft.
  • Prepare technical procedures and reports in accordance with RTCA/DO-160 and OEM's specifications.

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39. Design Process

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Here's how Design Process is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Design process achieved using Advanced Product Quality Planning as well as Concurrent Engineering techniques, following ISO9001 Quality System implemented procedures.
  • Participate in development of design process procedure and plan development of experimental test programs.
  • Produce and published operator manuals with all newly design processes and operational equipment.
  • Perform project management from design process to manufacturing on time performance.
  • Improved design processes resulting in standardized product assembly procedures.
  • Improved design process for retrofit interrupter design.
  • Introduced Rapid Prototyping into Design Process.
  • Develop design concept and design process and perform all aspects of mechanical part and assembly design for simple to complex products.
  • Generated ECR (Engineering Change Reports) as well as handling DFMEA to consistently monitor and improve engineering design process.
  • Provide technical direction and support to the engineering team on specified designs through commodity focus and design process development efforts.
  • Developed procedures that described the vessel design process which helped new team members to come up to speed fast.
  • Work closely with manufacturing throughout design process, during tooling, first articles, and production ramp up.
  • Followed design process 3-106-437 Rev D Mechanical Engineering Development Procedure to completion, producing assemblies and drawings.
  • Contributed in the equipment design process, either as a team member and/or as a machine leader.
  • Develop test and design process procedures evaluating test results for possible application to other products and/or systems.
  • Work with the customer during the design process to ensure the design matches the customers specific needs.
  • Implemented SolidWorks into their design process, giving a 3-d spatial feeling for the surrounding environment.
  • Carried out the design process of new transmission controls products from concept phase to production launch.
  • Gained formal knowledge of the design process; followed two projects from concept to mass production.
  • Acquired knowledge of numerous industry codes and standards through the design process such as ASME Sec.

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40. Structural Analysis

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Here's how Structural Analysis is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Designed Radar Structures Maintained drawings Performed structural analysis for best fit, tolerance and requirement needs Worked closely with other engineers
  • Completed numerous analysis reports including structural analysis, corrosion, material properties, aerodynamic loading and overall system incorporation.
  • Coordinated thermal/structural analysis and testing to insure temperatures and loads were sufficient to meet the life requirement.
  • Designed and performed structural analysis to improve mobility of a military river boat trailer.
  • Designed and constructed structural analysis of metal fuel cell components to ensure design integrity.
  • Participate in technical reviews with peers, manufacturing, and structural analysis engineers.
  • Perform structural analysis of beam supports of automotive work platforms and provided equipment.
  • Performed static structural analysis of manufacturing equipment and dynamic analysis of consumer products.
  • Perform structural analysis and hand calculations (static/dynamic/load/fatigue) for component sizing.
  • Performed extensive COSMOS structural analysis to ensure product integrity under harsh conditions.
  • Performed structural analysis on frame elements and sheet metal panel components.
  • Performed structural analysis of assemblies and components.
  • Perform Bearing analysis, structural analysis.
  • Assisted in manufacturing, assembly and test, including passing verification of software use commands and structural analysis in serve environments.
  • Sized and analyzed skid packages, structural framework and other related equipment using RISA 3D structural analysis software and spreadsheets.
  • Originated structural analysis, prototype test processes, operations procedures, reports using computer aided engineering (CAE).
  • Use structural analysis techniques to ensure that all support steel for conveyor systems is adequately sized for deflection requirements.
  • Provided stress and structural analysis of RF Cable Supports for various Aerospace programs via SolidWorks software package.
  • Perform finite element analysis (FEA) and structural analysis on components and assemblies.
  • Performed FEA analysis at a Component Level for Structural Analysis.

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41. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Realized $1.7 million in engineering and manufacturing productivity savings by leading department initiative utilizing LEAN and Six Sigma process.
  • Analyzed and led implementation of improved design and manufacturing processes of the transformers through of Six Sigma methodology.
  • Instructed statistical process control (Six Sigma methodology) courses for manufacturing personnel.
  • Initiated to implement six sigma manufacturing method by statically process control method.
  • Developed processes using Six Sigma methodology to lead to Total Quality systems.
  • Authorized the selected Design for Six Sigma capabilities using Tolerance Loops Analysis.
  • Led manufacturing process improvement at outside vendor using Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Implemented process improvement for engineering tasks/activities utilizing Six Sigma.
  • Worked closely with a Six Sigma black belt to complete statistically guided studies aimed at determining root causes of production problems.
  • Redesign of molder using Six Sigma techniques resulted in savings to company of more than $60,000 in first year.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing, RoHS compliance through the European, and applied Six Sigma processes into our products.
  • Reduced high warranty costs in manufacture and assembly of truck components using six-sigma project (Certified Green Belt).
  • Optimized and limited the components variables within the laser drilling process, utilizing Process Excellence and Six Sigma fundamentals.
  • Led Six Sigma Green Belt project to identify and resolve reoccurring production issues at the pulley manufacturing facility.
  • Developed and implemented entire Disk process and procedure in accordance with lean and Six Sigma manufacturing principles.
  • Developed an SPC program that performed X bar and R charts for implementing six sigma quality standards.
  • Reproduced jacket water heater drawings using Pro/E & AutoCAD, in a lean six sigma project.
  • Worked on cost reduction teams and participate in Six Sigma projects for process and product innovation.
  • Implemented Six Sigma (DMAIC) approach and strengthened quality and efficiency of machining process.
  • Led Lean/Six Sigma design evolution team to improve the DFM of high volume connector product.

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42. Windchill

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Here's how Windchill is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Maintained/updated assembly models in Windchill database system.
  • Used Windchill 8.0 (Project Link, PDM Link and Product View) with Pro-E and Pro Piping to complete tasks
  • Released new ECN's, ECO's and new schematic drawings through PACCAR's release system into Windchill 10.
  • Utilized Windchill 10.1 for importing, exporting and managing all large top level assemblies and cabling assemblies.
  • Use of PLM software tools such as WindChill to manage data, revisions, iterations and approvals.
  • Developed new ATM and other financial equipment by using ProE, managed related files with Windchill PDM-Link.
  • Revised 2D drawings as well as the 3D models and Assemblies.MDM, Symphony (Windchill) Databases
  • Used Windchill for vaulting/storing of 3-D designs and also PLEX PLM for life cycle management.
  • Designed components and assemblies, and created drawings for manufacturing in Pro-E Wildfire 4.0/Windchill.
  • Completed PTC advanced training for Wildfire 3.0 and WindChill DDMS.
  • Lead in the implementation of the MRP system Windchill.
  • Implemented and manage Windchill PDM System as System Administrator.
  • Managed assemblies and drawings with-in Windchill.
  • Utilized Windchill for ECO process.
  • Utilized, SolidWorks, Windchill PDM, 3DVIA Composer, Adobe Suite, MS Office.
  • Use of Windchill: CN, Initial Release, COTS Parts.
  • Generate complex 3d models and mechanical manufacturing drawings of electro-mechanical particle accelerator instrumentation using PRO/E Wildfire 5.0 and Windchill 9.1.
  • Utilized PDMLink/Windchill for all Pro/Engineer data management.
  • Helped implement new Product Lifecycle Management software, Windchill 10, throughout organization to help manage engineering documents.
  • Utilize WindChill and Intralink for data sharing with customer and vendors.

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43. Tolerance Analysis

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Here's how Tolerance Analysis is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Performed multiple engineering disciplines from tolerance analysis, FEA to complex mechanism/system design.
  • Completed six-sigma tolerance analysis on critical design areas in the two-way radio.
  • Complete tolerance analysis of a machined casting allowed relaxation of tight tolerances.
  • Generated tolerance analysis spreadsheets for non-linear and compounded tolerance stacks.
  • Simplified manufacturing and performing layout, design and dimensional/tolerance analysis.
  • Perform tolerance analysis to ensure safe margin for gap/interference.
  • Completed tolerance analysis to optimize existing sheet metal designs.
  • Performed tolerance analysis and tested system interconnect scheme.
  • Performed tolerance analysis including thermal effects on components.
  • Experience of tolerance analysis and manufacturing drawings.
  • Performed tolerance analysis of precision machined components.
  • Performed tolerance analysis for the designed assemblies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in tolerance analysis methodologies.
  • Performed stack-up and tolerance analysis.
  • Performed thermal, structural and EMI analyses to ensure product integrity and performance, and tolerance analysis to ensure proper fit.
  • Performed tolerance analysis for Data Swivel product to ensure interchangeability of parts and used GD&T to improve design.
  • Performed Structural FEA, preliminary sizing and Stack up Tolerance Analysis for mechanical component parts and Systems for production.
  • Performed tolerance analysis as an independent check of PAC-3 MSE missile and canister including thermal initiated venting system.
  • Detailed mechanical drawings, 3D assemblies for tolerance analysis to maximize form, fit, and function.
  • Experience performing 1D and 2D tolerance analysis using RSS (Monte Carlo) & worst-case methods.

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44. UL

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Here's how UL is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Performed hand calculations on various critical components to meet certain engineering standards and specifications, by applying basic principles of engineering.
  • Collected and compiled requirements in order to design testing equipment and regimens to validate simulation results and satisfy design criteria.
  • Led design team and established work plan, calculated dynamic stability, vibration and analyzed performance of satellite components.
  • Developed components for agricultural and road maintenance vehicles, machine components and assembly machines, robotic accessories.
  • Designed multiple individual optical mounts with precision alignment capacity and lens mounting utilizing ASME 14.5 guidelines.
  • Conducted engineering calculation programs, hand calculations, and Finite Element Analysis for product design modifications.
  • Coordinated with internal/external engineering teams, manufacturing, vendors/buyers was essential to ensure predictability and schedules.
  • Designed innovative component/module replacements for existing machinery that improved functioning and extended the life of equipment.
  • Participated in internal meetings with operations and production managements to ensure compliance with manufacturing schedule.
  • Performed fuel rod impact calculation which determined acceptability of manufacturing velocity limit and process impact.
  • Design consultant with emphasis on mechanical reliability, energy efficiency, and property conservation.
  • Presented product characteristics and technical advantages on multiple occasions to top staff and customers.
  • Simulate design integrity and overall functionality through various engineering software on a regular basis.
  • Design and development of training simulators for military armored vehicles, including proposal writing.
  • Resolved technical problems by design modification, calculations, prototyping and solid modeling.
  • Balanced and prioritized multiple projects to ensure timely delivery of accurate construction documents.
  • Simulated and optimized product energy efficiency and local temperature pattern using Therm.
  • Scheduled component implementation from initial design through field implementation using Microsoft Project.
  • Resolved production tooling and manufacturing issues for a successful build strategy.
  • Performed thermal simulations to verify the operational environment provided adequate cooling.

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45. Design Requirements

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Here's how Design Requirements is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Improved and created static and dynamic components for integration into the overall system and satisfied both component and systems-level design requirements.
  • Monitored manufacturing and fabrication, and inspected equipment, structures, and materials for conformance to design requirements.
  • Analyze various design requirements and recommend possible solutions or alternate construction for industrial dehumidifiers and air handling systems.
  • Combined theory with experimental test results to calculate design requirements, performance parameters and equipment specifications.
  • Design static test monuments to support documents regarding structural design requirements in the overall system design.
  • Ensured compliance with design requirements, ISO9001 standards and product specifications meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  • Coordinated definition of design requirements for static turbine components on new industrial gas turbine engine.
  • Work collaboratively with Procurement group and vendors to provide sourcing solutions to design requirements.
  • Selected new materials for HD endoscopic camera heads to satisfy production and design requirements.
  • Checked designs against specifications to ensure component selection and layout met design requirements.
  • Created and executed qualification test procedures to meet design requirements and regulator standards.
  • Integrated FEA with engineering principles to optimize design performance and satisfy design requirements.
  • Fulfilled design requirements to ensure renewal of contract and additional profits.
  • Review customer specifications for proper design requirements of rectangular pressure vessels.
  • Researched customer design requirements, then developed assembly and part drawings.
  • Communicated design requirements clearly and concisely to minimize production errors.
  • Specified process/mechanical design requirements for fill modules and unload modules.
  • Interacted with spring manufacturer, verified and approved design requirements.
  • Communicated with customers and equipment vendors to meet design requirements.
  • Researched appropriate materials to meet design requirements while minimizing cost.

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46. ECN

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Here's how ECN is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Release ECN/DCN document when product required necessary design improvement.
  • Maintain a successful Engineering Documentation Process of all revisions by properly completing Engineering Change Order/Engineering Change Notice (ECO/ECN).
  • Interfaced with tool and die shops to transfer electronic files of drawings and 3D models as ECN's were released.
  • Design Review/Verification and release of all related engineering documentation including EO's ECN's, BOM and Parts list corrections.
  • Conveyed interference data and ECN's to subsystems engineers for incorporation and to provide an interference free vehicle platform.
  • Experience with technical drawings, engineering change notice (ECN) and in preparing a bill of materials.
  • Developed method to manage ECN process from engineering release to tagging non-conforming parts to verifying rework completion.
  • Key Achievement: Instrumental in development of new ECN process and review of 2-D drawings for quality.
  • Created Bill of Materials (BOM) and Engineering Change Notice (ECN) for products.
  • Organize and maintain released specifications and drawings in the Engineering Change Control (ECN) system.
  • Job Description: Modification of Electrical and Mechanical Designs and Bill of Materials per ECN criteria.
  • Performed cross functional duties as a liaison to Manufacturing Department for making ECN and design changes.
  • Work with senior engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/DCR documentation.
  • Revise and maintain shop drawings in coordination with bill of materials and ECN tracking software.
  • Initiate and review ECN's to better improve the company's designs and processes.
  • Created in ECN's using SAP, working knowledge of Team Center and Pro-E.
  • Assign unique control numbers and help prepare design content for ECN documentation packages.
  • Performed over 150 Engineering Change Notices (ECN) for dozens of projects.
  • Maintain Engineering Change Notice (ECN) and follow up of ECN implementation.
  • Developed automated Drawing ECN program, $150K annual savings in drafting charges.

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47. Design Concepts

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Here's how Design Concepts is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Developed testing procedures, performed tests and evaluated results to determine feasibility of new materials and design concepts.
  • Developed machine design concepts by working with customers and vendors to integrate cost effective automated solutions.
  • Develop and propose new design concepts while adhering to established specification procedures and company standards.
  • Determined and presented design concepts for workstations from client's specifications and requirements.
  • Developed a new low-cost wide-format thermal plotter using innovative design concepts.
  • Documented design concepts and coordinated design within system and contract requirements.
  • Developed qualification test methodologies and test equipment to evaluate design concepts.
  • Evaluated design concepts and models to satisfy requirements.
  • Generated prototype models to evaluate new design concepts.
  • Generated multiple design concepts and prototypes.
  • Train and develop a group of 5 people that provided initial cost forecasts related to vehicle design concepts and engineering changes.
  • Present 3-D modeling system to peers and customers and interpret our design concepts in a professional and effective way.
  • Lead and participate in cross functional teams to review design concepts, design changes and part risk classifications.
  • Design concepts for trash trailer, drop frame supply trailer, CNC flange drilling machine & battery hauler.
  • Created sheet metal & aluminum extrusion top & side cover design concepts for the new treadmill.
  • Constructed and tested prototypes to evaluate new design concepts in support of business development.
  • Created initial design concepts for proposals and helped set build schedules and budgets.
  • Worked with engineering team to brainstorm, and prototype, design concepts.
  • Critiqued and evaluated design concepts for local and satellite design centers.
  • Develop mechanical design concepts and technical layouts for various corporate clients.

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48. Material Selection

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Here's how Material Selection is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated and approved material selection, and implemented standardized material descriptions for metals and alloys used to manufacture machinery components.
  • Predict the durability of components and assist in proper material selection and manufacturing process.
  • Developed cutting edge processes and researched innovative material selections for product application.
  • Performed process equipment specifications, pump sizing and piping material selections.
  • Performed conceptual design, material selection, and engineering design analysis.
  • Specify and recommend material selections relative to end user requirements.
  • Consulted on co-branding & material selection according to customer requirements.
  • Analyze and optimize mechanical components for geometry and material selection.
  • Manage outsourcing of fixture manufacture vendors and material selection.
  • Experienced in material selection and fabrication methods.
  • Recommended material selection for extreme operating conditions.
  • Position required good working knowledge of material selection, sheet metal forming, machining and welding procedures, and practices.
  • Designed to international standards such as the Pressure Equipment Directive, safety and risk assessment, and material selection.
  • Generate engineering drawings applying GD&T, material selection, surface finish, heat treatment, & notes.
  • Consult ASTM, MIL and SAE standards for appropriate material selection and test requirements as per contract requirements.
  • Work included concepts, CAD models, material selection, welding, finish, manufacturing drawings and ergonomics.
  • Design duties include rack design, card layout, optical card design, part and material selection.
  • Designed by optimizing material selection to drive down costs using TDR inter-stage steam conditions and manufacturing processes.
  • Provided production specifications and material selection to comply with Restriction of Hazardous Substance (RoHS) Act.
  • Designed tools for manufacturing parts, tool layouts, material selection sheets metal stamping.

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49. Mechanical Parts

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Here's how Mechanical Parts is used in Mechanical Design Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and created engineering revision control documentation of mechanical parts and assemblies.
  • Coordinated with maintenance and production shops on manufacturing of mechanical parts.
  • Defined requirements and specifications for mechanical parts, and assemblies.
  • Design of miscellaneous sheet-metal and mechanical parts.
  • Managed Far East suppliers, ensuring timely delivery of high quality mechanical parts and sub-assemblies for development and production transfer needs.
  • Design, develop and implement precision mechanical parts, assemblies and mechanisms to support existing products and products in development.
  • Designed mechanical parts and assemblies, with their associated blueprints for industrial strapping machines using Siemens Solid Edge.
  • Designed with accuracy fixtures and components including hydraulic, pneumatic, fiber optic and mechanical parts and assemblies.
  • Key responsibilities include design/development of mechanical parts/assemblies: sheet metal enclosures, plastics, casting, cable harness.
  • Designed all mechanical parts for our 1130, Trinity and our first 1140 (RBS) units.
  • Utilized PTC Pro/Engineer software to manage the design and redesign of remote control mechanical parts and components.
  • Design mechanical parts, optical holders, fixtures, and translation stages for various optical testings.
  • Created 3D layouts of mechanical parts and game board layouts for vendors and game designers.
  • Designed various mechanical parts and systems for armored personnel carriers (APC).
  • Design, Drafting, and Documentation of Mechanical Parts & Assemblies using SolidWorks 2007
  • Design of mechanical parts, components, and assemblies for mechanical devices.
  • Job Description: Design, Operation & Execution of All Mechanical Parts.
  • Developed mechanical parts and assemblies the RTF140, FTX128L, and FTX600.
  • Assisted in the quality control of the incoming mechanical parts.
  • Designed mechanical parts for the next generation ISS radiation detector.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Mechanical Design Engineer

CAD14.8%
New Product Development13.5%
Engineering Department13.4%
Solid Models9.3%
Mechanical Design8.9%
Assembly Drawings5.6%
BOM4.7%
FEA3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mechanical Design Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
CAD
CAD
11.6%
11.6%
2
2
New Product Development
New Product Development
10.5%
10.5%
3
3
Engineering Department
Engineering Department
10.5%
10.5%
4
4
Solid Models
Solid Models
7.3%
7.3%
5
5
Mechanical Design
Mechanical Design
7%
7%
6
6
Assembly Drawings
Assembly Drawings
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
BOM
BOM
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
FEA
FEA
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
GD
GD
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
2%
2%
11
11
Ansys
Ansys
2%
2%
12
12
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
2%
2%
13
13
Catia
Catia
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Fmea
Fmea
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Hvac
Hvac
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
R
R
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Project Management
Project Management
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Design Reviews
Design Reviews
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
ISO
ISO
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
CNC
CNC
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Plastic Parts
Plastic Parts
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Stress Analysis
Stress Analysis
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Creo
Creo
1%
1%
26
26
PDM
PDM
1%
1%
27
27
Autodesk
Autodesk
1%
1%
28
28
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
ECO
ECO
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Design Changes
Design Changes
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Unigraphics
Unigraphics
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
System Design
System Design
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
PCB
PCB
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
New Designs
New Designs
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
OEM
OEM
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Design Process
Design Process
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Structural Analysis
Structural Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Sigma
Sigma
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Windchill
Windchill
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Tolerance Analysis
Tolerance Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
UL
UL
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Design Requirements
Design Requirements
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
ECN
ECN
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Design Concepts
Design Concepts
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Material Selection
Material Selection
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Mechanical Parts
Mechanical Parts
0.5%
0.5%

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