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Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Department:  Design Engineering
Location: Farmington, Connecticut

This position is responsible for conceptual designs, modeling and detail drawings of air mover components and assemblies.     

Essential Functions of the Job:
The essential functions of this job require the person, with or without reasonable accommodations, to perform the following:

  • Organize and lead Design Review meetings.  Record action items, assign tasks, track workflow, and close tasks upon completion. 
  • Input data into the AS/400 MRP system to develop Bill of Materials (BOM) product structure.
  • Design prototypes using knowledge of manufacturing capabilities.  Model prototypes in 3D using Creo.  Identify critical tooling requirements and assist in the assembly of prototypes.
  • Design components with consideration of appropriate manufacturing tolerances.  Coordinate special order component requirements with the Sourcing Department.  
  • Create detailed drawings using Creo that convey the design requirements in accordance to published design standards.   
  • Use the following software programs when performing this job:  Creo, Ansys, and MAC-PAC.  
  • Use math concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane, solid geometry and trigonometry.  Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Use one or all of the following when performing this job:  Sheet Metal Flat Pattern Development, Bend Tables, Conceptual Design, Assembly Creation, Design Development, Materials, Plating/Painting, Bend Relieves, Tolerance Issues, Quality Initiatives, GDT Conversions, Drafting Skills, Drawing Conversion, Data Management, AS400 terminal usage, FEA, FMEA, Project Management, ECO processing.
  • Determination of the scope of qualification of mechanical components
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.  

Recommended Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 2 years of engineering design experience, including design methods, engineering materials, and associated manufacturing methods

All Employees are Expected To:

  • Follow the Employee Handbook policies and procedures and uphold organizational values.  
  • Contribute to building a positive work environment. 
  • Report for work consistently and on time. 
  • Report to supervision conditions or practices that are unsafe to ebm‑papst and its employees.  


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