Employee Type
Contract Full-Time
Rochester Hills MI

Job Description


This position exists in support of the business execution requirements of the Automation Systems department. This position requires a candidate to execute tasks pertaining to the design of mechanical (including pneumatics & hydraulics) hardware for industrial robot systems.

  • Design & detailing of mechanical hardware as required for multiple system projects.
  • Tasks include the design and detailing of: System layouts, cable-tray/wire-way routing, mechanical tooling & fixtures (robot & fixed mounted), CNC fixtures, tooling and accessories, and pneumatic/hydraulic devices & circuitry, etc.
  • Design administrative duties include: attendance at project team meetings, customer meetings, design reviews, support of mechanical and electrical hardware integration, scheduling of multiple design tasks, redline drawing updates, and mechanical drawing file control.
  • Create and/or receive 3D simulation data as part of the design line-up.
  • Work within hardware design/build project budgets.
  • Execute design tasks using AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Work as part of an execution team.
  • Assume lead design engineer role on assigned projects.
  • Maintain and track personal workload.
  • Bachelor Degree (or equivalent education) in a related engineering discipline, or equivalent
    relevant experience.
  • Five years of related design experience.
  • Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and SolidWorks.
  • Strong industrial automation knowledge, preferably robot automation systems.
  • Strong knowledge of CNC fixture/work-holding and related equipment.
  • Strong mechanical/pneumatic design knowledge and techniques.
  • Strong computer skills with expert knowledge of computer-aided design software and techniques.
  • 2D AutoCAD and 3D SolidWorks preferred.
  • Exposure to ISO-9001 and related quality systems.