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    Discussion in 'USA jobs' started by Brenda Guyton, Jun 11, 2012.

    1. Brenda Guyton

      Brenda Guyton New Member

      May 2012
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      Do you like living and working in a small community? Our client, a market leader in manufacturing rough mold, semi-finished and finished cemented tungsten carbide and tungsten heavy alloy components, is seeking a Junior or Senior Level Design Engineer for its facility in Tennessee. As a member of the Design and Development Engineering Team, you will produce designs for standard products and special products within the cutting tool product line.

      Job Description:

      • Work closely with product development and sales teams to create conceptual designs and applications to meet the metal removal requirements of customers in the aerospace, defense, oil & gas drilling, transportation, and power generation industries.
      • Partner with manufacturing engineering group to evaluate and/or modify initial designs to improve manufacturability of products while maintaining needed functionality of the design.
      • Responsible for updating product drawings concerning standard and special product offerings in different technologies.
      • Responsible for designs for cutter bodies and inserts that are consistent with standard and special tool configurations in different technologies (Milling, Turning, Drilling, etc.).
      • Apply design knowledge and experience to work with engineering, manufacturing and sales to identify problems with performance and tool life; recommend solutions or enhancements as needed.
      • Adapt procedures, processes, tools, equipment and techniques to meet the more complex requirements of the position.
      • Apply basic to advanced design knowledge to reverse engineer designs as needed.


      • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience in the metals industry is required for Junior Design Engineer level placement.
      • Minimum of 8 years manufacturing experience in the metals industry is required for Senior Design Engineer placement.

      • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. This client will not sponsor a work visa.
      • Project leadership experience is a significant plus.
      • Intermediate knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and manufacturing methods are required.
      • FEMdesigner software proficiency; Finite Element Method (FEM), its practical application often known as Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
      • Intermediate proficiency with SolidWorks, Unigraphics 3-D CAD systems required (Siemens NX6 preferred).
      • Working knowledge of cutting tool products and associated components required.
      • Demonstrated ability to draw finish designs from sketches required.
      • Good mathematical skills, including geometry and trigonometry required.
      • Good computer skills to include Microsoft Office required.
      • Good oral and written communication skills required.


      • Associate Degree and/or Technical Certificate in a closely related field of study is required. (5 plus years of carbide / steel cutting tool design experience may be substituted for a 2 year degree program)
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

      Join our Client in
      La Vergne, Tennessee - part of the Nashville metropolitan area!

      • Outstanding relocation package!
      • Countless outdoor recreation opportunities, including boating, fishing, baseball, softball, skateboarding, and more.
      • Low taxes for residents and businesses.
      • High marks for Rutherford County Schools by NCLB, including As for Math, Reading/Language, and Social Studies.
      • Numerous top-quality and accredited colleges and universities nearby.
      • Affordable housing, including spacious single family homes and low-maintenance condominiums.
      • Enjoy hours of live entertainment throughout the region by some of the finest musicians in the world.
      • Easy access to three major interstates (I-24, I-40 and I-65) and airports.

      Email your resume today!

      Brenda Guyton

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