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Mechanical Designers develop designs needed to produce mechanical devices. Typical resume samples for this role emphasize duties like improving manufacturing processes, collaborating with project managers, using CAD software, testing models, and finalizing designs. Qualifications like mechanical skills, design expertise, computer proficiency, teamwork, and time management are often seen on well-written resume examples for this role. Customer service orientation is also important as these professional may need to consult with clients. Employers select candidates holding an Associate's Degree in a relevant field.

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1

Mechanical Designer

Conceived, designed, and developed electro-mechanical components and mechanisms for high-speed, automated mail processing machines while working in a team environment.

  • Procured and tested prototype parts and assemblies. Produced CAD solid models, detailed drawings, layouts, and assemblies.
  • Researched and specified purchased machine components for standard products.
  • Created Engineering Change Orders, Purchase Requisitions, Bills of Materials, and tracked parts using Oracle Database software. Wrote Rework Instructions and Service Bulletin documentation, and created part databases using Microsoft Office software.
  • Supported Manufacturing division to improve and trouble-shoot assembly procedures, reducing defects and assembly times.
  • Point of contact with Field Service organization to identify and solve customer issues.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
AAS
Architectural Engineering Technology
2

Mechanical Designer/prototype Machinist

Designed/Prototyped/Drafted/Detailed machine parts, assemblies and drawings for automated pharmacy prescription machines using Solidworks CAD, PDM Workgroup, SolidCAM, MasterCAM, manual mills/lathes and conversational/onboard programming CNC machines

  • Designed jigs, fixtures and cutting dies associated with manufacturing gantry-style robotic machine parts
  • Assisted in successfully gaining a U.S. patent for oral solid drug counting and dispensation
  • Fielded first prototype automated oral solid prescription machine from concept sketches to completion in less than one year
  • Revised, collaborated and critiqued designs with team members to ensure quality and manufacturability
  • Advised on parts, drawings and assemblies for fit, form and function, manufacturability, material costing, simplicity and strength
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Electrical Construction And Maintenance
AS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
BS
Industrial Technology, Concentration
3

Mechanical Designer

Responsible for the optical alignment system. Used in the LDH particle accelerator in CERN, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Created alignment system designs utilizing AutoCAD and Inventor.
  • Designed precision parts and assemblies to achieve system accuracy at the micron level.
  • Interfaced between professors and various machine shops to ensure manufacturability of parts.
  • Programmed Brown and Sharpe CNC-CMM for system calibration.
  • Collaborated with national and international design teams for system integration.
  • Created rendered drawings and presented to participating universities and laboratories at design review meetings.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Mechanical Design Technology
Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing
Tolerance Stack Analysis With Gd&t,
4

Mechanical Designer

ECO drawing & database changes, Configuration management, PDM system administration, mechanical design & drafting in SolidWorks.

  • Reduced the ECO backlog from over a year, to under 1 month
  • Redesigned several Solar Simulator electrical panels
  • Design & modification of Solar Simulator frame weldments
  • Created Facilities-Spec drawings for Robotic Solar-Panel assembly lines
  • Implemented PDMWorks Product Data Management System
  • Began a Corporate SolidWorks User Group
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BE
Program
Bsee
Geology, Liberal Arts
5

Mechanical Designer/drafter

Mechanical Designer (Catia V4/V5, Inventor, Autocad, Solidworks)

  • Developed complex 3D Models, 3D assemblies, and 2D drawings of welding fixtures, robotic tooling and special machines using Autodesk, Inventor and AutoCAD
  • Mentored colleagues in using CAD best practices
  • Coordinated and organized incoming projects
  • Created new sheet formats and start models on incoming projects
  • Maintained the file system/back-up for Unix and Windows Server 2003
  • Managed software setup on company computers and resolved software issues
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Drafting Technology
6

Mechanical Designer

Recommended design modifications to eliminate machine and system malfunctions.

  • Maintained open and effective communications with project teams to increase productivity.
  • Designed and detailed mechanical parts and cable assemblies using solid Edge.
  • Conferred with engineers to implement operating procedures and resolve system malfunctions.
  • Applied best techniques, procedures and theories to researching, analyzing and designing mechanical equipment and components.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Mechanical Designer

Responsibilities include the design and implementation of new product development from concept to production line start up.

  • Proven ability to conceive and successfully communicate the visual and creative aspects of automated special machinery and process equipment into a viable and on time integrated manufacturing system.
  • Consistently demonstrated the ability to lead detailers, purchasing agents, and all shop personnel on all major and minor projects.
  • Proven track record of daily new design concepts for research and development along with ongoing design modifications to the existing product line
  • Product designer for a diverse range of over 500 clients including Sara Lee, ConAgra, Kelloggs, Pierre Foods, Van Melle, White Castle, and Graeters Ice Cream.
  • Adept at 3-D generated product design utilizing Autodesk Inventor, Autocad, and Omax software.
  • Portfolio upon request or visit at frostengineering.com
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Design
8

Mechanical Designer R & D

Layouts, assembly details, contract coordination, and expediting of prototype parts

  • Utilized all 3D SolidWorks software
  • Revamped a winder to accommodate the new rotor for a 10-kilowatt generator at Miller Electric for the JLG generator project
  • Designed and modeled sheet metal parts for draw dies and punch dies
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Industrial/manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Design
Leadership
9

Mechanical Designer

  • Converted over 500 PDF’s to 3D models including drawings using Inventor 2012
  • Restructured all BOM’s utilizing Visibility ERP system in preparation for ISO certification
  • Established Engineering part numbering system and top level BOM’s
  • Created naming conventions for all parts & updated ERP for better searching capabilities
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Draft & Design Technology
BA
Industrial Design & Development
10

Mechanical Designer/engineering IS

Established drafting standards and guidelines to improve communication between HPS, their suppliers and their customers.

  • After four months on the job, was in charge of training two additional hires to follow the newly created guidelines.
  • Designed and maintained MS Access Database to track engineering projects.
  • Responsible for designing and detailing all machined components and necessary fixtures, for Test Stands, to support customer requested and standardized testing, in HPS's Mechanical Test Lab.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Strengths Of Materials
Mechanical Drafting And Design Course

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