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Entry-Level Design Engineer

Company: United Alloy
Location: Janesville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Entry-Level Design Engineer (Janesville, WI)
About United Alloy:
United Alloy (UA) is the leading brand when to comes to metal fabrication and powder coating. UA produces the highest quality leak-proof metal fuel tanks, reservoirs, skids, frames, chassis, trailers, heavy metal fabrications, and complex weldments. At UA, our culture produces actively engaged people with sustainable results: safety, quality, productivity, and profitability. Each employee acts with a sense of ownership, takes initiative to problem solve, and is committed to the company's mission, their team, and themselves.
In addition to our ISO 9001:2008 certification, UA has been recognized as a WBENC woman/minority owned business. While we're proud of these distinctions, one credential stands above all others: our extensive list of long-term satisfied Fortune 500 OEM customers.
Job Description: This position performs mechanical engineering work, as required, when designing fuel tanks, frames, and various other metal fabrications. Daily responsibilities include communication with customers and potential customers, understanding mechanical, production and quality issues and defining design parameters to support company philosophy and to ensure customer satisfaction.
Reports To: Design Engineering Manager
Benefits: In addition to excellent starting wages, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as numerous perks.

  • Medical, dental and vision

  • Generous PTO and Vacation policy

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Bonus opportunities

  • Paid training

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift available

  • Shift premium for 2nd and 3rd shift

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Designs products for manufacturability using a combination of independent research and collaboration

    • Generates product models, concept layouts, and manufacturing drawings using CAD software

    • Prepares accurate Bills of Materials (BOMs), develops manufacturing process flow, and enters parts lists and labor requirements into ERP software

    • Supports materials sourcing, purchasing, and selection required by the design process

    • Provides technical and engineering support to production operators

    • Observes all designed projects from conceptual phase through production to final assembly

    • Performs cost review of various jobs - identify materials, labor requirements and related costs

    • Suggests recommendations for cost savings and labor efficiencies to production personnel

    • Communicate directly with customer-based liaisons to define solutions to fill the customer's requirements - must follow-up on communications routinely


      • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Technology Management

      • 0-2 years of experience in a Design Engineer role

      • Experience in Design for Manufacturing (DFM) preferred

      • 3D CAD experience is required, preferably Autodesk Inventor

      • Must possess effective written, verbal and oral communication skills

      • Demonstrate professionalism, accountability, and the desire for challenges

      • Exceptional interpersonal skills

      • Willingness to take on non-traditional tasks, roles, responsibilities, and challenges needed to accomplish company goals

      • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word

      • 12 Expected Behaviors of Actively Engaged Person - 100% Responsible, Trustworthy, Team Player, Clear Communicator, Empathy, Humility, Emotional Self-Control, Resolves Conflict Directly, Positive Attitude, Respects Others, Problem Solver, and Agile.

        Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, twist, stoop, pull, push, assemble, and carry for extended periods of time. Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds regularly, frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with an assist.

Keywords: United Alloy, Janesville , Entry-Level Design Engineer, Engineering , Janesville, Wisconsin

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