Senior Mechanical Designer in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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    Franklin, WI
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Job Description

Does joining a world class manufacturer servicing the global aerospace industry sound appealing to you? Due to the demand of our manufacturing capabilities, our Franklin, WI facility has recently expanded by 58,000 square feet to accommodate several new, state of the art machines and finishing processes! We are seeking energetic and talented people with the desire to elevate their career to the next level to add to our dynamic team. Our Franklin, WI facility engineers and manufactures in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems. Here at CarlisleIT, our mission is to 'Make the Amazing Possible by Making Critical Connections When Performance Matters'. The rewards are many -- competitive pay, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, immediate full vesting in the 401(k) company match, health, dental, vision and much more. At Carlisle, the sky is the limit when it comes to your career for gifted and ambitious individuals!


Responsible for the development of product designs in a cross-functional engineering team environment. Establish computer aided design (CAD) standards and facilitate training to implement productivity initiatives. Provides support to other departments including manufacturing, sales, customer service, and quality. Products include: high-performance electro-mechanical systems and components, integrated structures, and control panels used for aircraft entertainment, navigation, and communication systems.


A Senior Mechanical Designer works under the direction of an Engineering Team Lead and/or Project Engineer to perform the following:

* Manage and quality control for engineering documentation and best practices.

* Evaluate and choose software updates, additions and improvements for CAD tools. Set benchmarks for implementation progress by coordinating workflow and balancing workload.

* Routinely demonstrate the ability to access the Company product data management system to retrieve drawings that require review and/or change. Review complex drawings and layouts to ensure clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. Identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies. Direct revisions and improvements to engineers or designers.

* Retrieve component/assembly models from the product data management system and incorporate complex changes to features. Implement revised model elements to update component, sub-assembly, assembly, and kit drawings.

* Concept, design, and model new components and assemblies using parametric CAD tools. Surface shape parts and utilize fundamental finite element analysis tools to analyze simple components.

* Demonstrate understanding of complex metal fabrication and wiring diagram concepts, complete with advanced knowledge of mechanical fastener and hole design criteria. Capable of applying geometric dimensioning and tolerancing methodologies to ensure accurate and repetitive manufacturing.

* Conduct complex parametric model resolution analyses to solve drawing format, feature, and table problems. Generate advanced documentation in accordance with Company and/or customer standards.

* Investigate complex drafting practices required to facilitate the creation, storage, and maintenance of commonly used components. Define pertinent design factors to optimize materials, manufacturability, and interchangeability. Direct preparation of product design data, including component drawings, assembly drawings, and installation drawings. Interpret complex customer and functional requirements. Develop critical data and generate advanced layouts and documentation necessary to support customer presentations.

* Communicates with cross-functional resources to establish understanding of customer's technical requirements and convey design capabilities, product performance, and organizational expertise

* Direct organizational improvement initiatives that involve cross-functional engineering team settings and responsibilities.

* Provide complex training to team members and/or personnel in other departments.

* Provides leadership, trains, and mentors designers.

* When required, create and maintain project schedule, resources, and budget, which include the generation of milestones required to complete assigned projects.

*Other duties may be assigned*

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Associates degree in design and drafting technology or related field of study with more than ten years of industry experience.

* Robust knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Proficient in drafting electrical/mechanical components and assemblies typical.

* Knowledgeable with PTC Creo and Windchill applications.

* Knowledge regarding aircraft mechanical and avionics systems a plus.

* Strong MS Office skills: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel.
* Proficient in verbal and written communication.
* Robust organizational and time management skills.
* Optimally utilizes all channels of communications.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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