Design Engineer

HYDAC - Denver, NC (30+ days ago)3.4

Due to continued growth and expansion, HYDAC, a leading manufacturing in the fluid power industry is seeking to fill a Design Engineer position for our Cooling Systems Division. At HYDAC’s Charlotte area based technology and production center the candidate would be responsible for preforming the following duties:


  • Work on projects assigned by the Engineering Manager / Application Engineers.
  • Work on drafting projects including detail drawings, assembly drawings, schematics, etc.
  • Prepare engineering documentation to support the proper disposition of drawings.
  • Design new components and assemblies to satisfy specific customer requirements.
  • Compile necessary data to facilitate design decisions.
  • Interface with engineering lab to coordinate testing of prototypes.
  • Interface with suppliers for information retrieval and component procurement.
  • Process engineering documentation required for product design and revision.
  • Interpret conceptual information for applications using engineering tools, P.C., CAD system.
  • Prepare design related quality documentation – prototype control plans, production control plans, DFMEAs, PFMEAs, etc.
  • Develop performance criteria for product test specifications.
  • Check bills of material and original detail drawings for completeness, consistency, format and structure.
  • Initiate, update, and maintain systems that will expedite product design.
  • Troubleshoot production problems as they relate to engineering documentation and design.
  • Modify and correct engineering documentation to correlate with current manufacturing and assembly methods.
  • Research and authorize engineering deviations on supplier and in-house produced components.
  • Perform engineering calculations for component design including stress, loading and performance criteria.
  • Coordinate product and component qualifications, and design and verification testing related to existing product lines.
  • Initiate designs and modifications for components to facilitate continuing product improvement.
  • Coordinate unit performance and life testing.
  • Develop and Maintain Engineering Standards.
  • Perform material analysis for component design including strength of materials, loading, and stress calculations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Work Experience/Educational Requirements:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering or related technical field.

Qualification and Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills are a must.
  • Solidworks Design Software.
  • The successful candidate will have the following personality traits: Likeable, Ambitious, Unselfish, conscientious, responsive, detail oriented and have leadership skills.

Job Type: Full-time