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Machine Designer III

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Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company: Greenheck Group



General Summary:

Participate in the design and development of products, machinery or tooling. Conceptualize, design and develop, in coordination with other product development personnel, new and changed products, parts, machinery or tooling.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Create and change drawings to new and existing machinery and tooling with limited direction of design team.
  • Manage multiple projects and assist in cost analysis process, submitting design proposals and project costs, evaluating and specifying tooling requirements. Design/build moderate machines.
  • Involved in preparing bill-of-materials on new and changed designs.
  • Maintains drawing files (CAD, PDF and other documentation).
  • Oversee the transition from design into production, including any necessary testing and training required for implementing new or changed designs. Lead the safety sign-off in compliance with OSHA and ergonomics.
  • Evaluate material selection, cost analysis, and vendors as required.  Review the selection and specification of purchased component parts for basic systems.
  • Involved with prototyping and testing of machine concepts.
  • Involved with the testing of new designs. 
  • Analyze product designs for manufacturing feasibility and make recommendations to delivery time, cost and part quality.
  • Support business units with equipment breakdowns, process improvements, LEAN manufacturing.
  • Assist with testing, training and final run-off of the machine for the customer.
  • Provide technical direction to shop floor personnel/maintenance to correct design problems as they arise. 
  • Communicate and/or resolve design problems to appropriate engineering personnel for corrective action.
  • Assist with documentation prior to shipment, including preventative maintenance, safety, operational procedures, maintenance manual, and prints and purchased items lists.
  • Assist in resolution of machine/process issues in production. Travel may be required.
  • Actively participate in process improvement projects to continually improve the cost efficiency of design and manufacturing processes.
  • May have indirect supervision of small design teams.




Job Qualifications:

Work requires extensive technical or specialized training such as that which would be acquired in the first two or three years of college or technical school.


  • Between 3-5 years of work experience is required.
  • Knowledge of CAD systems (AutoCAD and Inventor Preferred).
  • No knowledge required of Greenheck products or systems but is preferred.
  • Ability to specify basic pneumatic and hydraulic components.
  • Moderate to high analytical ability required.



Special Notation


The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.



Why join the Greenheck family?

Our benefit packages and salaries are among the best in our industry. Benefits may vary slightly by location, but usually include:

Health insurance

Prescription drug benefits

Dental insurance

Paid vacations and holidays

401(k) Retirement savings plan

On-site clinic and fitness center (Schofield location)

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending accounts for medical or dependent care expenses

Tuition assistance

Employee Wellness Program



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