Design Engineer I

Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation - Kernersville, NC (30+ days ago)3.5

Working under supervision design and develop new models, mechanisms, or adaptations for a particular product. Most of the work is to be done in 3D CAD with drawings generated in 2D CAD from 3D models in I-deas NX6.1 and NX8.5 dual CAD system with Teamcenter 8 PLM from Siemens PLM software family.


Analyze complex assignments in terms of function, reliability, cost, safety, and product design. Determine engineering specifications required.

Perform engineering calculations as well as FEA analysis for new and current designs.

Plan and schedule work to meet completion dates, manage budget for projects.

Survey and evaluate new and advanced engineering concepts, new equipment and processes and technological developments in the field.

Apply analytical design techniques to the operations performed in the plant. Support production and other departments during daily activities.

Provide design and specifications, specifies tools, and equipment of the manufacture of the various products.

Create design studies for product improvement and cost reduction and develop final products along with improvement plan.
Support design & development of excavator field kits and attachment groups in support of new PDP programs and to satisfy customer & market requirements.

Assist DTAC and DMAC to rapidly address customer and dealer issues


BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, no job experience necessary

Knowledge of CAD 3D modeling and 2D drafting (NX and I-deas preferred but not specifically required)

Knowledge of FEA software (NX and I-deas preferred but not specifically required)

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office required