Mechanical Design Engineer

Charlotte, NC + Travel / Full Time

Company Overview

AIM is an innovative company that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated AGV solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments for customers that are powering the future.

Headquartered in Charlotte, AIM focuses in custom designed and built industrial AGV and mobile robot solutions with related services. We also provide  factory and warehouse automation interfaces to inventory systems.
 

Description

The candidate must have strong mechanical engineering skills and the ability to design and built primarily custom systems. He/she will design, analyze, troubleshoot and support the mechanical designs from concept to manufacturing release. He/she works independently developing engineering product designs and processes. The candidate will create 3D models and 2D drawings in support of product design, product development, and mechanical engineering needs which includes new products from concept through transfer to manufacturing as well as significant post-launch design changes for current products. He/she will work collaboratively with project team members to develop and manage project plans.

Responsibilities  

  • Significant contributions to product design both independently and as part of a team
     

  • Create 3D models and 2D drawings for mechanical designs.
     

  • Develop data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to complete a design project.
     

  • Update existing drawings in accord with current specifications and requirements.
     

  • Responsible for development and release of engineering design documentation for current and new projects.
     

  • Make layouts of complex assemblies and details parts of devices, mechanisms and structures.
     

  • Investigate pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replaceability, strength-weight efficiency, contractual specification requirement, and cost.
     

  • Identifies and resolves issues, and communicates status to peers, production and managers.
     

  • Ensure completeness, accuracy, and testability of product requirements.
     

  • Requires wide knowledge and application of principles, theories, and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred, minimum 5 years of relevant experience accepted in lieu degree
     

  • 5+ years of experience in 3D CAD modeling required; SolidWorks is strongly preferred.
     

  • Advanced skills in utilizing computer design tools (SolidWorks, 3D CAD modeling, Microsoft Project)
     

  • Reacts quickly and effectively to project adjustments and alterations.
     

  • Experience in estimating, making engineering tradeoffs - at difference stages of development.
     

  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and troubleshoot design problems.
     

  • Work effectively with team members and contractors.
     

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers and vendors.
     

  • Highly organized and can work with multiple projects at a time.
     

  • Flexible during times of change. Extended hours may be required to meet project deadlines.

 

Benefits

  • Flexible PTO & schedules

  • Competitive benefits package

  • 401(k) company match

  • Company bonus plan

 

America In Motion , Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Interested in becoming our next Mechanical Design Engineer? Please send your resume and cover letter to our hiring manager, Tommy Hessler. 

Absolutely NO headhunters permitted!