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Design Engineer I - New Products


Sheboygan, WI

Job Summary

We are seeking a individual for the position of Design Engineer. This individual will prepare design layouts and product configurations of components using 3D solid modeling design packages. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Create design layouts and product configurations of complete systems and subsystems using 3D modeling (e.g. SolidWorks), CAE analysis tools, and basic engineering principles in response to functional and performance requirements.
  • When assigned as part of a design team, leads and directs Design/Drafters engaged in part detailing, drawing creation, BOM definition, and design specifications.
  • Write Engineering documents such as ECR’s, SFR’s, WOR’s, etc.
  • Establish new product bills of materials.
  • Participate in design and product improvement teams.
  • Perform FEA and other engineering analyses in support of product development or improvement projects.
  • Manage change process on current production models.
  • Develop solutions to problems in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Provide direction in building engineering prototypes.
  • Provide assistance in the selection and operation of all CAD software and hardware.
  • Respond to, identify, and recommend solutions to manufacturing and quality problems.
  • Provide product information to other resources.
  • Act as first line advisor and liaison between Project Managers, other Engineers and Designers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with CAE tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of Engineering design software (e.g. SolidWorks).
  • Understanding of statics, strength of materials, dynamics, kinematics, and basic manufacturing methods.
  • Ability to perform complex design modeling/drafting via all standard modeling/drawing techniques with little or no supervision.
  • Have working knowledge of a variety of raw materials, including plastics, aluminum, and stainless steel.
  • Able to read, understand, and create engineering drawings.
  • Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, CAD).
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to read and use measuring devices.
  • Limited travel is required.
  • Successfully complete all training required by the safety/training matrix within 6 months, or within time constraints set by governmental regulations.
  • Ability to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) required, by company policy, for the job being performed.
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