Machine Design Engineer

at Nature-Tech LLC
Location Cudahy
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Nature-Tech is looking for a Machine Designer/Mechanical Engineer who is highly proficient in SolidWorks. We have a project right now. This position is for immediate placement. You should have at least a BS in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) and at least 10 years of experience in the field of applicable machine building in a production and/or R&D environment. Apply today!

Nature Tech's Cellulose Insulation Line is a system of machinery that uses 90% recycled materials to create a safe, efficient, and effective cellulose product with optimal performance characteristics.

This position interfaces with other engineers and designers as well as maintenance and system production personnel. It involves a blend of time designing/creating new components, upgrading existing ones, and interfacing in the shop to see and feel the finished components in action. Tasks include:

  • Design and/or Engineering calculations for R&D and Production equipment
  • Supporting maintenance and production personnel on equipment (installs, repairs, operation, etc.) both verbally and "hands-on" in the shop
  • 3D Design/Layout and 2D Drawing creation for the manufacturing of parts, assemblies, and weldments
  • Effective communication including the use of MS Office, for creating Standards documentation, meeting presentations, and purchasing organization

The ideal candidate…

… has significant experience and confidence with:

  • 3D/2D CAD. SolidWorks (highly preferred) or comparable CAD platform - Inventor, PTC Creo (ProEngineer)
  • A user with experience in non-SW CAD must be able to adapt quickly to SW
  • A user with extensive SW experience will aid in standards / best practices development
  • Machine Design
  • Mechanisms and Linkages, Gearboxes and Speed Changers, Motors and VFDs, Sheet Metal and Ductwork, Weldments, Fluid Pumps, Nozzles, Air Flow, Pneumatics
  • Purchasing and Vendor relations / established contacts
  • Clear and concise communication skills

… preferably has experience with:

  • Hands-On Experience / Confidence (hand tools, power tools)
  • Machining equipment knowledge and/or operation (lathe, mill, brake press, etc.)
  • PLC Programming (Allen Bradley, Omron)
  • Heat Transfer, HVAC, and Fluid Dynamics
  • The design and application of industrial fans, rotary valves (air locks), augers, and cyclones

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