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Mechanical Designer in Lewisville, TX at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 1/11/2023

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Job Description

Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers’ business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.

Job Description – Mechanical Designer

  • Prepare comprehensive electro-mechanical designs with 3D modelling using SolidWorks that includes top assembly, sub-assemblies and components for existing or new products.
  • Prior experience with metal forming, casting, machining, injection molding and PCB layout and their application in designs is preferred.

  • Conduct tolerance stack up on assemblies.

  • Alter and modify design to meet requirements to improve reliability, departmental continuous improvement and product cost savings.
  • Provide documentation for changes or improvements to existing designs. Requires initiating, preparation and submittal of Engineering Change Notices.
  • Maintain masters and uncontrolled copies of documents and Engineering databases.
  • Maintain technical competence through self-study and emerging technologies.
  • Able to work independently based on directed assignments.
  • Communicate effectively with inter and departmental personnel, customers and vendors.
  • Participate in Team efforts for new projects.
  • Document activities on projects on a timely basis.


  • AS degree in Engineering or applied science.
  • Detailing of drawings with GD&T to ANSI Y14.5M, latest edition.
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) – preferably using SolidWorks and MS office suite including ACCESS.  Knowledgeable of other CAD and commercially available office software. PCB board and cable layout design is a Plus.
  • Proven working experience in an engineering environment with a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Works well under pressure, changing priorities and multiple projects.
  • Familiar with metrology and gauging equipment.
  • Must be willing to operate and support a team environment.
  • Flexible work schedules may be required.

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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