Mechanical Designer - Innovation for Automation

Location: Grand Rapids MI
Department: Innovation for Automation
Type: Full Time
Experience: Experienced
Posted: 2023-08-31


Innovation for Automation is looking for a full time Mechanical Designer located at 701 36th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49548. As a Mechanical Designer, you will be responsible for designing and developing mechanical systems and products for a variety of industries. You will work closely with other members of the engineering team to create detailed 3D models, engineering drawings, and specifications. Your designs will be used to manufacture, test, and implement complex mechanical systems, so a thorough understanding of materials, manufacturing techniques, and design principles is essential. This position requires a pre-employment drug-screening, and a background check. With first shift hours, Monday – Friday.

Our Mechanical Designers Typically:

  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in mechanical design or related field
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design principles, materials, and manufacturing techniques
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Essential Functions:

  • Design and develop mechanical systems and products using 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Research and evaluate new materials, technologies, and manufacturing processes to improve design performance and reduce costs
  • Ensure that designs comply with applicable regulations, standards, and specifications
  • Collaborate with other engineers and project managers to define project requirements and develop design concepts
  • Develop engineering drawings, specifications, and bills of materials to support manufacturing and testing
  • Conduct design reviews and provide feedback to improve design quality and performance
  • Perform design calculations and simulations to validate designs and optimize performance
  • Support manufacturing and testing activities by providing design guidance and resolving design-related issues
  • Perform any Other Duties as Assigned

Benefits Information:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance Options
  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability Benefits, Voluntary Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Schedule
  • Wellness Resources and More!

About Innovation for Automation:

Innovation for Automation is your one stop shop for all your automation needs. We partner with our customers to design, build, implement, and support automated system solutions for warehouses, distribution centers, and production facilities. Our team is dedicated to designing and manufacturing custom solutions to meet any need. With household names in the food, grocery, pharmaceutical, and parcel delivery industries among our largest customers, along with key players in the thriving world of e-commerce and online shopping, our client portfolio boasts impressive industry leaders.

The company’s expertise is in systems for warehousing and manufacturing that streamline an operation’s workflow through the use of:

  • Robotics
  • Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV/AGC)
  • Conveyors
  • Vision Systems
  • Control Panels
  • Integrated Data
  • Machine Communication
  • Real Time Data

Innovation for Automation has developed custom systems for:

  • Warehouse Automation
  • Automatic Storage and Retrieval
  • Warehouse Control
  • Plant Automation
  • Assembly Line Conveyance
  • Robotic Motion

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