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Design Engineer

Company
Xtrac Inc
Date Posted
24th October 2017
Reference
DE
Sector
Design Engineer
Location
Indianapolis / USA
Salary
Salary Negotiable

JOB TITLE: Design Engineer                  

REPORTING TO:  Principal Engineer

LOCATION: Indianapolis, IN

DATE ISSUED: October 2017                     

 

The Company:

Xtrac has become recognised as the worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of transmission systems supporting a wide client base covering top level Motorsport and high performance Automotive.

 

OVERALL OBJECTIVE:

To be responsible for the design and detail of engineering components and complete systems, using the Companies 3D CAD system, to defined standards.

To undertake specific engineering tasks as determined by the functional area (for example Gear Design).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To undertake CAD modelling and drafting on NX 3D CAD to Company standards and procedures.
  • To ensure verification is undertaken, documented and recorded.
  • To create Engineering Drawings and issue to the required standard.
  • Establish, maintain and manage a strong working relationship with new and existing customers, at all levels. 
  • Work as part of the core Engineering team - utilising the skills and experiences of Gear Technology, Production Engineering and key personnel located in the US and UK.
  • To liaise with and provide guidance to, the Commercial Function and Manufacture Project Managers.
  • Maintain suitable issue control and Bill of Materials for the parts and projects and in a timely fashion.
  • To advise corrective action to shop floor questions and non-conformance.
  • To undertake personnel development.
  • To observe Health and Safety rules at all times.
  • To follow Company quality Procedures, Standards and Work Instructions.
  • To carry out reasonable duties as requested by Management.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

E=Essential             D=Desirable

Education, Qualifications and Training

Minimum of BSME, or BSE , ideally in an automotive engineering or aeronautical discipline. - E

Knowledge

The basics of transmission functionality - E

Manufacturing process awareness - E

Awareness of Inspection and Measurement techniques - D

Experience

At least 3-years experience within a multi disciplined environment, ideally around a design function but could encompass production and design disciplines. - E

Internship or working with motorsport teams, manufacturers and/or suppliers. – D

Skills/Abilities

Excellent IT skills and a knowledge of Word, Excel and appreciation of databases

Must be a strong communicator across a multi skilled organisation.

Must be organised and have a structured approach to problem solving.

Special Requirements of the role

To work to a high and consistent standard especially when under pressure.

Be hands on, approachable and have a desire to resolve technical issues.

 

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have US Citizenship or relevant authorisation to live and work in the US.

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