Design Engineer Job Description


A design engineer develops and implements product processes and designs using CAD software. They search for opportunities to create prototypes and new products. The job role of a design engineer is to analyze data from tests on prototypes and develop progress reports. The design the development process of new products keeping in mind various criteria which includes cost-effectiveness, user experience, and environmental standard. The job duties of a design engineer include designing manufacturing processes and products, assessing product usability and safety, documenting reports, and presenting the results to the customers. The design engineer needs to be experienced and should possess hands-on experience using CAD software. They should have strong attention to detail and a creative flair. It is very important for them to have solid project management skills and should meet the demands of the role.

Design Engineer Job Titles:

  • Design Engineer
  • Senior Design Engineer
  • Design Engineer with solid work proficiency
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

Design Engineer Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in mechanical engineering or a similar field. The design engineer will be working in a multi-disciplinary collaborative customer-focused environment to determine and translate customer needs into simple and effective design solutions providing accurate time estimates, product manufacturing, and assembly drawings. Some essential duties include responsibility for maintaining USA standard product lines, including supporting documentation, developing USA standard product drawings, generate project-specific drawings as needed, create the bill of materials, recognize potential issues and eliminate them during the design phase, understand and follow established process for releasing and managing product drawing, be a resource for coordinating technical details, travel to manufacturing facilities and project sites to evaluate the process and design improvement, occasional hands-on assembly, an expert with solid work static stimulation, expert handling sheet metal design in solid works.

Design Engineer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide mechanical design and development of new products for automotive equipment
  • Perform team environment with engineers that belong to other disciplines
  • Solve problems and improve manufacturability and serviceability of products working with the manufacturing team
  • Assist moderate complex engineering assignments
  • Reduce product costs and improve design performance
  • Prepare engineering drawings
  • Use engineering field computer applications to read and interpret blueprints

Design Engineer Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or similar field
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience as a design engineer
  • Proven experience using CAD software and knowledge of solid works is a plus
  • Great understanding of safety standards and environmental impact of design
  • Able to present in front of stakeholders and managers
  • Great computational and spatial ability
  • Understand a variety of hardware
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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