Mechanical Designer (Fixtures/Displays)

Posted May 17, 2015

 
We are seeking a Mechanical Designer to join their team.  The position is based in Richfield, MN.  Please email resumes to lesley@rrdpartners.com
This person will be a key member of the Client Operations team managing a large procurement engagement, partnering with the Engineering & Procurement departments and reporting to the General Manager.  Our client is a sourcing solutions firm serving a broad range of industries, including but not limited to, retail, consumer packaged goods, finance, insurance, travel & leisure and healthcare. They offer technology, advisory and co-sourcing solutions centered on the sourcing and procurement of an expanding range of both direct and indirect commodities and services.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect and review internal / external engineering documents for compliance with engineering practices, client standards and related specifications for fixtures / displays
  • After review, prepare engineering drawings for Customer Approval using Solid Works
  • Participate in turnovers, prototype and first article reviews
  • Participate in value engineering initiatives for Fixtures and Displays
  • Conduct field measurements of Fixtures and Displays as required
  • Assist in the qualification and review of bids for sourcing exercises
  • Update and maintain information via Excel spreadsheets and SharePoint

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in mechanical design (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years working with retail fixtures or displays
  • Proficiency in Solid Works and Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a cross-functional team as well as independently with limited direction
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials preferred
  • Experience working with SharePoint preferred

 

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