Product Designer and Tech Support

Bessemer - Alabama (AL), 35020

U.S. Pipe, A Forterra Company

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Perform detailed design specifications and documentation of products through the creation and modification of mechanical product drawings. Product definitions are parts, mechanisms, tools, foundry tooling, molds, core-boxes, sketches, layouts, templates, and all related to drafting and or design.

Essential Functions:

Assumes full responsibility for the accurate and detailed documentation of mechanical products through the creation, modification and maintenance of product drawings.

Checks drawings prepared by others for accuracy.

Prepares drawings for distribution licensees and other authorized recipients and handles all transmittal functions.

Maintains the drawing database to ensure organized computer based tracking of drawings.

Maintains conventional velum and product history files as backup to electronic records.

Provides drawing interpretation and support services for PI engineers.

Additional Functions:

Additional document and specification creation as may be required.

Additional engineering support functions as may be required.

Scope Data/Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Details products as designed by PI product engineers.

Performs detailed design of products under close supervision of PI Engineers.

Performs filing and archiving of PI product drawings.

Manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Working conditions are primarily office/desk and assisting with product assembly and testing.

Full time employment typically 7:30 to 4:30, M-F, Travel: Minimal to None.

Job requires extensive computer work involving much repetitive motion.

Product assembly and testing.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Traits:

A.S. degree in Computer Aided Drafting preferred and Design or equivalent experience required. Must possess extensive proficiency in AutoCAD and preferred proficiency in one other CAD platform (for example: Inventor or SolidWorks). Must have a solid working knowledge of modern drawing requirements (Geometric Tolerancing preferred). Excellent organizational skills and attention to details required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products particularly Word and Excel.

Must be able to function independent of close supervision, and to interact in cross functional team environment.

Must possess demonstrable initiative. Proven technical writing skills highly desirable.

Every employee is expected to demonstrate the following core values: customer commitment, high-performance culture, fleet of foot, innovation, accountability, integrity, respect for others and teamwork. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

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