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Design Engineer in Greenville, SC at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 11/23/2022

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Job Description

Overall Scope

Automotive product design engineer with an emphasis on mechanical design/mechatronics. Current product range is fuel injectors, idle air control valves, evaporative system integrity modules, and solenoid actuated pressure regulators for diesel applications. Areas of design responsibility will vary as new projects are acquired. A successful candidate will have some familiarity with the general operating principles of solenoids and electric motors, cast or molded part casings, and CAD design/FEA.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Product design and development, some test fixture design as desired or needed
  • Reverse engineering of existing OE components to determine product specifications
  • CAD model and drawing creation
  • Perform development and project cost analysis
  • Coordinate pilot builds for new product launches
  • Resolve technical issues with respect to product performance
  • Lead new product design projects up through hand-off to manufacturing
  • Consult with Sales and Customers to determine product requirements
  • Develop specialized design validation testing as needed
  • Design data acquisition methods to determine product testing requirements
  • Document investigations with engineering reports



Ergonomic Focus

  • Uses computer workstation
  • Using telephone, copier, scanner, fax and printer
  • Standing/walking/sitting
  • Frequent verbal and written communication
  • Lifting up to 30 lbs. unassisted
  • Use of tools and production/lab equipment

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 years’ minimum experience in a mechanical design field
  • Experience with CAD system such as Creo or SolidWorks
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to details
  • Knowledge of Lab View/PLC or other control software a plus


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