Design Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Description

Position Summary:  

The Design Engineer is part of the Engineering team dedicated to supporting API Delevan’s world-wide customer base. The Design Engineer will interact with external customers as well as all internal areas of the business including the distribution network and manufacturing representatives to support the customer. This position is full-time with full benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned. 

  • Research and develop new products; lead the introduction from prototype through production.
  • Evaluate designs through product testing and troubleshoots design issues.
  • Review customer inquiries and develop design concept proposals.
  • Responsible for all documentation to include bills of material, new material drawings and engineering instructions.
  • Work closely with teams consisting of representatives from purchasing, planning, operations, and quality.
  • Work with engineering team to develop solutions, testing, validation procedures, documentation, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain specifications and support documentation.
  • Maintain and improve existing product designs
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation (models, drawings, specifications, etc.).
  • Modify Customer drawings as advised by customers (as necessary) while documenting date, requestor, and reason for all changes.
  • Perform engineering calculations as necessary for product selection criteria based on customer provided parameters.
  • Provide customers with required engineering data, drawings etc.
  • Travel to customer location as needed-up to 20%.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Physics
  • 4+ years of electrical design experience
  • Component level experience highly preferred
  • Experience with RF and/or Power Magnetics preferred
  • Experience with design software/engineering calculations
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be willing to be a “hands on” engineer, as role involves designing, building, and testing prototypes

Self-Management

  • Adhere to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, other staff and visitors
  • Assertive, optimistic and welcomes change
  • Engages interest and participation of others
  • Proactively contributes to the team
  • Is self-aware and has a collaborative approach to working with others
  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings
  • Resilient, flexible and works well under pressure

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communicator with the ability to communicate complex concepts to others
  • Able to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a strong understanding of the cost of failure both the production and the ability to fulfil customer orders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong numeracy, statistical and reporting skills with the ability to analyze, interpret and manage information, data and trends
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Knowledge and experience of project management skills
  • Results driven

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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