Vanderlande North America

  • Product Design Engineer

    Job ID
    2018-3467
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports, and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. The company is also a leading supplier of warehouse automation solutions. Established in 1949, Vanderlande has over 6,670 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing order intake and established a global reputation over the past six decades as a highly reliable partner for value-added automated material handling solutions.

     

    Vanderlande’s Engineering Department is responsible for the design, specification and commissioning of material handling systems for our customers. In this position you will be responsible for executing and maintaining 3D product design of material handling system solutions.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for maintaining VI USA Equipment Product lines, including supporting documentation
    • Develop VI USA Equipment Product Drawings
    • Be a resource for coordinating technical details with VI USA Supply Chain
    • Make improvements to existing equipment designs
    • Develop new products/product lines
    • Create bills of material
    • Occasional travel to manufacturing facilities and project sites to evaluate processes and design improvements
    • Recognize potential issues and eliminate them during the design phase
    • Generate Project Specific Drawings as needed to complete projects

    Qualifications

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering with experience in sheet metal design using Solidworks OR minimum 2 years of experience in sheet metal design without a degree
    • Understanding of AutoCAD

    Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

    • Understanding of manufacturing processes and their limitations
    • Understanding of welding types, procedures, and sizing
    • Understanding of a variety of hardware
    • Understanding of product data/document life-cycle management software
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Knowledge of the metric system
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     

    Travel:

    This position requires up to 5-10% travel occasionally

     

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities

     

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

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