Design Engineer

Actuant Corporation - Somerset, NJ (30+ days ago)3.3

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Actuant Corporation is a $1.2B diversified industrial company serving customers from operations in more than 30 countries. The Actuant businesses are leaders in a broad array of niche markets including branded hydraulic tools and solutions; specialized products and services for energy markets and highly engineered position and motion control systems. The Company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Actuant business operations are divided into three segments focused on the markets we serve. For more information visit

Hydratight- For over 30 years, Hydratight has provided world-class bolted joint solutions and machining services to the Power Generation, Oil and Gas, Industrial and Aero industries. Today, the breadth and depth of our product and service offering is unrivalled in our specialist field. Through our ability to innovate technology that makes connections safe, efficient and environmentally friendly, Hydratight sets international standards in joint integrity, providing trusted solutions to customers on a global scale.

Job Title:
Mechanical Engineer

Job Location:
Somerset, NJ

Business Contribution:
The Mechanical Engineer will work closely with the Engineering team to produce models, assemblies, Bills of Material and drawings sufficient for the production of mechanical components.

Key Responsibilities:
Produce design drawings and detailed manufacturing drawings utilizing Solidworks
Produce 3D models and assemblies utilizing Solidworks
Carrying out design calculations to satisfy all aspects of design integrity in compliance with company design procedures.
Windchill part numbers and product structure creation and maintenance.
Technical support to sales & proposals personnel, service personnel, manufacturing & purchasing
Required Capabilities (describe scope of knowledge and ability of the position):

BS in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 2 years related experience in machine design
Strong capability in mathematical analysis of mechanical components under high loads
Experience with Solidworks
Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Experience with Windchill and Oracle a plus
Experience with Hydraulics and Pneumatics a plus
Experience with FEA analysis and the use of FEA software a plus

HSSEQ Behaviors:
To always ensure that their behaviors, acts or omissions do not present a danger to themselves, anyone else, the environment or the safe operation of any plant or equipment.
To intervene and report any defect in equipment or practice or any dangerous circumstance or event which could affect HSSEQ performance.
To comply with all HSSEQ requirements imposed by clients on their sites.
To actively propose and implement improvements to HSSEQ systems.
To cooperate with the company in achieving HSSEQ objectives.
To participate fully in Continuous Improvement (LEAD ) activities where necessary & when required
To actively participate in the organizations behavioral observation program.
If you’re looking for a unique, exciting career with variety and potential for growth, Actuant offers challenges & extraordinary rewards for people on a global scale. Choose opportunity – choose Actuant

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