Engineer, Design at Careerbuilder in Orrville, Ohio

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:

Ventrac is a growth-oriented company located in Orrville, Ohio. Our team is dedicated to excellence through innovation, a strong work ethic and quality workmanship. Join the Ventrac Team who feels passionate about the products we build for outdoor grounds management professionals. We are known for our fantastic culture of respect and collaboration, which can be measured by our low turnover , open communication and the excitement in the air.


We believe our employees are truly the most valuable asset. We not only believe that, we make decisions that align with that concept. We are dedicated to attracting and developing a diverse team of individuals who are committed to the success of our team at Ventrac. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/AAP M/F/Disabled/Vet).


If you want to be a part of a PASSONIATE, DEDICATED, and DIVERSE team, take action and Apply! Ventrac is a Division of The Toro Company.



Job Summary:



The Design Engineer works as part of a team to engineer and design new products and/or components. May include mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic systems.



Position Responsibilities:



  • Design and develop methods, components, systems, or products to achieve VPI requirements

  • Develop appropriate test specifications and/or test methods. Conduct or direct relevant testing

  • Work with engineering product development team. Includes preparing drawings for manufacturing

  • Analyze and resolve technical issues for components and products.

  • Assist with product start-ups. May include working on the assembly line during start-up, establishing QC criteria, helping with assembly procedures, etc.

  • Assist with engineering publications and communication. Includes communicating relevant information to other VPI personnel and departments

  • Interface with other departments to accomplish product, project, and company goals.

  • Responsible for components of the design.




Minimum Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Engineering (ME or ME Technology, preferred) or relevant design experience

  • Strong process and problem solving skills.

  • Self-motivated with excellent project and time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage work on multiple projects

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team

  • Strong interpersonal skills - professional, courteous, friendly and helpful

  • Successfully demonstrated strong verbal communication

  • Experience with 3D modeling systems (preferably Solid Edge)

  • Excellent computer and keyboarding skills (Microsoft Office, Internet)

  • Working knowledge of machines and power & hand tools (including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance)

  • Ability to bend, squat, walk or stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to occasionally lift 50 lbs.

  • Safety conscious (for the working environment and product design)




Preferred Qualifications:



  • Product development experience in the turf equipment or agricultural machinery industries

  • Experience with AutoCad

  • Successfully demonstrated strong written communication

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Working knowledge of metal working and welding

  • Working knowledge of mechanical drives, hydraulics, and 12volt electrical systems.