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Design Engineers, also known as Product Design Engineers or Industrial Engineers, combine their knowledge of design, engineering, and manufacturing processes in order to create functional products. Sample resumes for this position showcase skills like designed telecommunication infrastructure and critical technology spaces for large commercial clients of major engineering design firms, creating high-quality design documents and drawings using AutoCAD, and completing field observation reports to ensure high quality standards. Example resumes indicate that most applicants hold a bachelor's degrees in fields related to engineering, architecture, or industrial design.

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Lead Design Engineer

Job responsibilities included design, development, reliability improvement, and cost reduction of home appliances including refrigerators, gas and electrical ranges and cook-tops using Pro/Engineer and Six Sigma statistical tools.

  • Implemented over $3 million product cost reduction projects by redesigning appliance components, identifying and qualifying new competitive suppliers on current products.
  • Managed up to 15 projects at a time from concept to implementation by leading cross-functional teams for project scoping, evaluation plan development, prototyping, scheduling, reliability testing, problems resolution, technical reviews, and pilot runs.
  • Created design of over 10 consumer interface components for energy-efficient refrigerators exceeding Marketing requirements. Designed plastic, die cast, machined and sheet metal parts and assemblies.
  • Submitted 3 publications and applied for 2 patents on the inventions creating new strategic product features, cost reduction opportunities for the business, and protecting company interests in emerging technologies. Received General Electric Award to Inventors.
  • Trained over 150 GE engineers and CAD designers as a part of the company's Engineering Development Program. The topics of the training included Engineering Drawings Best Practices, Tolerance Loop Analysis, and GD&T. Received numerous positive feedback from the students and the training managers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Mechanical Engineering
2

Manufacturing Design Engineer

Investigated, performed failure analysis, and implemented corrective actions to improve quality on existing parts, found new suppliers for obsolescent parts, qualified parts from new suppliers, and kept good working relationship with key suppliers.

  • Reduced DOA rates of various electronics, optical, and mechanical parts from three in 6 months down to zero in 6 months.
  • Set specs, revised Bill of Materials, developed test fixtures, wrote procedures, and trained Associate Test Engineers on various parts.
  • Managed a strategic supplier. A single source of instructions and information for many electrical, mechanical, and optical parts to avoid confusion and reduce response time. Ensured specialized parts and assemblies provided by suppliers met company's specifications.
  • Made decisions on part disposition. Minimized costs and maximized part availability by judging factors such as parts' age, risk assessment, costs, stock level, and demands.
  • Managed multiple projects concurrently and managed changing priorities.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
Electronics
BA
Management
MA
Human Resources And Organization Development
3

Machine Design Engineer II

Responsible for design and detail of in-house machinery and tooling used in the manufacturing of the company's product line.

  • Created assembly drawings, bill of materials and detail drawings for design of roll forming equipment and automated assembly cells increasing efficiency and reducing cost.
  • Developed virtual machine layouts used to aid in the design and checking of interchangeable tooling, simplifying design, documentation and outsourcing.
  • Collaborated with tool makers to develop next generation machines with emphasis on improving product quality, cycle time and operator safety.
  • Recognized user of Solid Edge V-20 3-D solid modeling software, creating large machine assemblies and parametric models saving time on similar to jobs.
  • Coordinated overflow design work with local and offshore resources.
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
4

Design Engineer

Designing fuel tanks, sub frames, enclosures, and mufflers for industrial sized generators.

  • Developing detailed shop drawings, bill of materials, saw lists, shear lists, and part layouts using Inventor 2015(70% of the time) and AutoCAD 2015 (30% of the time).
  • Maintaining a high knowledge of metal properties. Working predominately with Galvanneal Steel, Hot Rolled Steel, and Aluminum.
  • Accurately reviewing customer supplied cut sheets and bills of materials for generators to ensure company designs are compatible with equipment being supplied.
  • Implementing iLogic programming at the company by generating iLogic design code to speed up and simplify the developmental stages of a 3D model.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Computer Drafting And Design
5

Senior Design Engineer

Engineering Design with Hands-on support from conception to airplane delivery

  • Worked with IPT environment to release PDM and meet or exceed delivery requirements
  • Effectively reduced cross-commodity rejections tags through Payloads Standard Interface Catalog revision project; identified and revised 11 pages of errors and personally corrected 60% of additional errors and potential rejection tag deficiencies
  • Designed Structural Support Interface of Interiors Payloads to Aircraft Structure of 777 Aircraft Composites and Metal Structural Design
  • Completed 2 Month Payloads Structural Design course
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
6

Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Designed electro-mechanical machines for packaging systems using best practices.

  • Developed standard work practices for design and CAD modeling.
  • Created three dimensional CAD models and drawings for both parts and assemblies.
  • Lead lab testing of electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Recorded, analyzed, reported lab test results and optimized part designs.
  • Supported field installed equipment and implemented corrective actions.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Design Engineer

Evaluated client needs for individual projects, and provided feedback for any questions and concerns.

  • Provided new/optimized designs for completion products used in the oil service industry.
  • Created necessary drawings and drafted documents required to build the design.
  • Reviewed and approved drawings and documents created by other members in my group.
  • Assisted the manufacturing floor with any questions, issues, or concerns.
  • Attended weekly safety meetings and training seminars to learn regulations and processes specific to the oil industry.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering B
8

Design Engineer

Design development of exterior components for Honda's fleet of cars. Produced complete design specifications, drawings, and cad data required for manufacturing, and production.

  • Optimized design of new blind spot camera detection technology by intelligent packaging of camera in door mirror for improved styling and driver safety.
  • Hands on design of windshields, washer systems, wiper systems, camera systems, sunroof, door mirrors, aerodynamic spoilers, and exterior garnish components. Performed design, manufacturing, and assembly tolerance analysis for each system to confirm precision fit, and finish in assembled vehicle.
  • Designed rear sliding glass window module for convertible NSX supercar. Developed kinematic simulation to prove feasibility and provide intelligent decision making.
  • Person in charge of all communication with suppliers for all design, technical specifications, and schedule related issues throughout the vehicle development cycle.
  • Release of 3D data, 2D drawings, test specifications, and application of features for all trim models.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Bsme
9

Senior Design Engineer

Designed, developed solid state switches, switch drivers, switch matrixes, digital attenuators, amplifiers, hybrids, couplers, power dividers, filters, integrated modules, and antennae distribution networks, passive and active in the frequency range of 10

  • Performed detailed analysis, of heat transfer characteristics.
  • Reviewed customer requirements, specifications, drafted ATP's, QTP's.
  • Coordinated proposal preparation, statements of work, schedule.
  • Drafted mechanical, electrical drawing package.
  • Produced prototype, tested, updated design.
  • Provide manufacturing floor support.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Instrumentation And Control
10

Mechanical Design Engineer

Validated and verified design through the generation of solid 3D models and detailed 2D drawings of knobs, handles and faceplates used in the appliance and automotive industries.

  • Designed and delivered 4 wheel drive faceplate used in Dodge trucks.
  • Used Geometric Tolerancing on automotive drawings.
  • Led a group as Audit Leader for TS16949.
  • Participated in the QS-9000 Quality Assurance program.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering

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