Full-Time Experienced Non-Manager Switchcraft, Inc. is a U.S. manufacturer of harsh environment circular connectors, cable assemblies and interconnect solutions. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, industrial controls, transportation and homeland security. We are located on the Northwest side of Chicago and currently have an opening for a Sustaining Engineer.
EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
Entry level to 3 years work experience.
Design experience with connector and cable products is a plus.
Mechanical Design Skills. * Basic understanding of Electrical Engineering skills is a plus.
Knowledge of plastic and metal materials and their uses/applications.
Understanding of injection molded plastic parts and metal screw machine parts.
Experience with 3-D CAD modeling software (SolidWorks preferred) and FEA.
Understanding of mechanical drawing requirements and proper application of dimensional and tolerance information.
Working knowledge of MS Office
Good project management skills
Strong verbal & written communication skills
Maintenance, redesign, improvements and general support for existing products and for designing and releasing custom customer products using current product families
Candidate must be able to work on several projects at one time through changing priorities
Researches the history and current state of the product evolution, resolution of production and Customer concerns
Implementation of product improvements
Investigation of new processes and materials
Producing and maintaining accurate project plans
CAD models and drawings for components and assemblies