Mechanical Design Engineer I

Job Function:

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Position Summary:

The Mechanical Design Engineer I within our Production Engineering team is responsible for designing customer specified custom switchgear products to our G&W’s quality standard. This position will specialize in our entire catalog of overhead and underground switchgear products. G&W is excited to engage a self-motivated and results-oriented individual to join our fast-paced, collaborative work environment that offers consistent learning opportunities and problem-solving experience. We are offering the unique responsibility to be a contributing member to our engineering team in the following:

  • Design to customer provided specification within a team environment
  • Provide design competency to industry standards (IEEE, NEC, IEC, ANSI, UL, NEMA, etc.)
  • Design products to internal engineering design standards and best practices within customer lead time and quality expectations
  • Coach, maintain and assist technical aptitude among design team members
  • Be a change agent in department and company by identifying and resolving root causes through problem solving activities
  • Provide technical support for internal and external customers
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to support and provide technical aptitude for company and departmental projects as needed (e.g. Product Development, Aftermarket Support, Application Engineering, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing)

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Relevant Discipline
  • CAD Experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and has demonstrated presentation skills to diverse audiences
  • Strong analytical design and quantitative problem-solving skills

Preferred Experience:

  • CREO CAD Software experience
  • Leadership and Training
  • Change Management experience
    • Continuous improvement initiatives
    • Root Cause Analysis / Problem-Solving strategies
  • ISO Certified Manufacturing Environment experience
  • Reliability Design Tools
    • Design For Manufacturability (DFM), Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T), Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Experience with Oracle J.D. Edwards Business System
  • Experience with Industry Standards
  • Related power distribution experience
  • Leadership and Training
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