Des Moines, IA

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Design Job Number: Dj4226221214 Compensation: 65000

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Designer 

Location: Des Moines, Iowa



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

The SolidWorks Designer is responsible for creating complex models, layouts, drawings and sketches using SolidWorks and AutoCAD. This position will be based out of our    Roseville, Illinois location.


Job Duties:

  • Create models, layouts, drawings, and sketches using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Verify parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies can be built from the model using the equipment present.
  • Work with project managers to estimate design and drafting times and design concepts.
  • Input data into an ERP system
  • Some communication with the customer is required.
  • May require travel to customer’s facilities for measurements and research.


  • Two (2) years of experience with SolidWorks 3D Modeling and AutoCAD 2D Software is required. Other qualifications include:
    1. Must be able to read and decipher blueprints, schematics, weld symbols, GD&T, and surface finishes.
    2. Must display excellent mechanical and analytical skills.
    3. Highly organized
    4. Experience in developing complete and accurate bills of materials.
    5. Must possess clear and concise communication skills.
    6. Proficient use of software programs, MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), ERP/MRP system, planning/scheduling tools
    7. Knowledge of sheet metal and forming is a plus.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 


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