Mechanical Engineering Drafter at Red Lion

Posted in Other 29 days ago.

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Location: York, Pennsylvania





Job Description:
Position Summary

Red Lion Controls is undergoing a period of significant change as we seek to position the Company as a key player in the vast technology area of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT). As the organization seeks to become more of a solutions and services provider – to help “solve the world’s most complex problems” – opportunities for business growth exist across a wide variety of industries and market verticals. Our Engineering organization is a top rated, solutions enabling effortless and secure access to diverse industrial information solving the world’s most challenging problems.

This position supports the key factors of Red Lion’s engineering processes: capable, reliable, and optimized. Capability ensures we are able to perform the work. Reliability refers to robust programs that are repeatable and overcomes failures. Optimized refers to refining processes to be ideal for a production application. The Mechanical Engineering Drafter provides drafting support for the documentation of hardware, assembly, and test fixture designs for Red Lion Controls’ product lines.

The successful candidate will need to be a hands on mechanical drafter that has the energy and drive to help our existing engineering team achieve world class systems results to compete with large, sophisticated competitors and to satisfy exacting customers. We seek a drafter that is comfortable with driving change, embraces ownership of problems and is motivated to respond with a sense of urgency to customers – both internal and external alike.

Essential Job Functions

Endorse, support, and model the Company’s core values of Absolute Integrity, Empowerment, Customer Focus, Restless Innovation, and High Performance.
  • Visualizes a 3D object understanding what views and dimensions are required and creating 2D drawings, taking into consideration how the part will be machined or formed; what views are needed to completely depict all features of the part; what dimensions are needed to define size and location of each feature of the part; how the part will mate with other parts; and how to neatly organize the dimensions on the drawing for ease of reading and interpreting them.
  • Creates a 3D CAD model of an object using Solid Works and constrains the design for stability. Creates models in a logical manner that considers the effect on the ability to dimension the draft and to make future revisions to the model.
  • Creates an assembly model in Solid Works and constrains for stability.
  • Organizes and manages the filing of all design related CAD files and documents
  • Ensures all design related documentation meets the design specifications under the guidance of other team members.

Minimum Requirements
  • Associates’ Degree in mechanical design or drafting; will consider high school diploma combined with experience or skills training in the appropriate fields.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in mechanical design and drafting using Solid Works or similar 3D CAD program.
  • Working knowledge of geometric principles and basic trigonometry as well as standard drafting practices.
  • Demonstrates the oral and written communication skill necessary to effectively interface with all levels of company management, staff and outside business contacts.
  • Attention to detail and accurate recordkeeping abilities.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proficiency with use of the English language in both written and verbal communications.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, machine shop practices, and assembly techniques.



Endorse, support and model the Company’s core values of:

Absolute Integrity Empowerment Customer Focus Restless Innovation High Performance

Red Lion Controls is committed to recruiting and selecting candidates based on their qualifications. We are a proud EEO employer and will hire, train and promote individuals regardless of age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable laws.




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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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