This is a full-time position based in Heath Springs, SC. Reporting to the Senior Engineer/Design Manager, the successful Technical Designer will ensure superior customer satisfaction through their positive attitude, as well as their technical and time management skills.
Ø Reports to the Senior Engineer/Design Manager
Ø The Technical Designer works closely with the entire Plant Management Team (Plant Manager and Assistant Plant Manager)
Ø Also works closely with:
Entire Pre-production team
Ø Interacts with:
Technical Designers in other PSG offices
Material suppliers (specifications of products)
Produces technical designs using Inventor/Solidworks/Corel/CAD
Ensures accuracy of dimensions, and ease of use and understanding of technical designs
Provides all necessary technical information necessary to manufacture the products without further clarification
Will validate data with Plant Management Team
Will record any recommendations for clear manufacturing process improvement
Designs structural components as per necessary code so that engineering stamp process is simplified
Questions manufacturing methods by optimizing structural components while not compromising on safety.
Always seeking improved manufacturing methods to improve competitiveness.
Works in conjunction with professional engineers to help optimize our designs
Recommends engineering approval for any project he/she assesses as risky
Prepares pre-sale attachments details and concrete bases
Produce drawings according to standards, specifications and engineering requirements of customers
Initiates or attends “job meetings" with the manufacturing team and the Project Manager to clarify the details of production
Prepare Permit drawings & Packages for Permit application
Problem solve with Subcontractors on methods of fabrication and/or installation
METHODS OF MANUFACTURING
Spends time in shop learning about how product is manufactured to help identify potential improvements in material and/or assembly
Works with external suppliers to seek out better materials for our product designs
In conjunction with the manufacturing and estimation teams, will seek out the proper manufacturing methods for the projects, always questioning the efficiency of such method.
Seeks to find more efficient manufacturing methods based on materials, known plant processes and other PSG manufacturing methods
Always questions existing processes for efficiency and accuracy.
IMPORTANT SHORT-TERM OBJECTIVES
Learn the methods of manufacturing of the plant, always questioning whether there is a better way to design the products
Learn manufacturing processes in order to become efficient and knowledgeable Technical Designer
IMPORTANT MID-TERM OBJECTIVES
Becoming independent Technical Designer
Seek out ways to improve the quality of the designs
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Formal training with design software (Inventor, Solidworks, Corel, other),
Process training such as Six Sigma or similar
5 years design experience, fabrication experience is a plus
Ideal candidate should be competent with more than one design suite software.
Competency with Excel and Microsoft office package.
Solid understanding or interpretation of Building Code requirements for signage installation
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Strong mathematic skills
Solid interpersonal skills and an ability to work with others or independently.
Excellent communication, organizational skills, problem solving and able to meet deadlines as required.
Pattison Sign Group has been putting customers first for over 100 years. Our people are empowered to understand your vision, partner with you, and use our passion and expertise to bring your brand to life through innovative solutions.