Design Engineer

Company Name:
CLARK Material Handling
The Design Engineer will be part of a project team to oversee the design and development of new product. Will perform engineering functions as required to design and/or redesign products in accordance with quality, production and customer standards.The position is involved in organizing and executing various engineering and other tasks associated with creating and implementing product designs.
Gather data concerning the product and its design. Data is obtained from such sources as customer comments/complaints, existing designs, warranty reports, performance and endurance testing, etc. Understand and interpret data to identify criteria for new and/or modification designs.
Coordinate efforts with various departments and groups both internal and external to the company.
Such groups may include:
Marketing- to gain customer input, develops cost and pricing estimates.
Manufacturing- to implement changes, improve production efficiency and quality
Vendors- to order parts, insure quality supplies
Purchasers- to obtain & order parts, determine component prices
Customers- to improve customer satisfaction, gain input about customer needs
Other Engineers- for assistance with designs solutions, insure design fit
Responsible to perform and oversee various quality checks to ensure trucks meet specifications
Responsible to conduct various testing procedures, analyze results and take corrective actions if needed
Create and develop new and/or revised product designs using IDEAS design drafting system for output, layouts, detail drawings, Sl drawings and/or others as required.
Perform basic and complex calculations in mechanical, electrical or hydraulic engineering.
Determine and analyze various design attributes. Such attributes may include, strength, loads, forces, stress, tolerances, fluid pressure and flow rates, etc.
Field and answer questions about products and product design.
Communicate designs and changes to others by making recommendations, proposals and presentations.
Conduct and oversee the assembly, building, ordering, installation, and testing of prototype parts. Oversee and perform testing functions to insure that tests are conducted as needed.
Check and verify the completeness and accuracy of all work performed by the incumbent and the work of others.
Maintain a high level of technical competence, including knowledge of the product, customer needs, and competitor products.
Understand and apply the standards set forth in UL, NFPA, ANSI, ISO, ITA and others in all work.
Implement, direct & assist in quality improvement teams. Involves team approach to improving such things as manufacturing processes, efficiency, product quality, cost, and customer relations. Make presentations and reports about team findings.
Travel to other facilities or places to participate in meetings, examine truck operation, etc.
Investigate problems in product designs. May require on-site observation of truck operation, disassembly and inspection of parts, analysis of truck parts and components.
Assemble prototypes of trucks and/or truck components.
Sharing information and answering questions concerning planning, design, alterations, production,
Participate as a team member in work, meetings, teleconferences with Korea and other functions such as transferring information to others, improving working relationships with co-workers, developing the competencies of subordinates, contributing to team success.
Show effective concern for the quality of all output and the needs, concerns and priorities of all customers" both internal and external to the company.
Must be able to work in the U.S. indefinitely
4 year Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences
At least 3-5 years experience in product engineering or related field with experience in designing of Mobile Equipment.
3-5 years experience using a design drafting package preferably IDEAS, or NX
3-5 years experience using a MRP system
Basic mechanical understanding of fork truck design and operation.
Must be able to travel abroad including North America and Internationally
Design Engineer
This position description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job; it is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to the job.
Incumbents may be required to perform other duties as assigned or as required by the needs of the business.
CLARK Material Handling Company retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

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