The Mechanical Design Engineer will be a key member of the aFe Air Intake team and will own design projects from inception to release. The ideal candidate is a highly skilled mechanical designer, with a passion for the automotive aftermarket who is highly organized, flexible, loves a challenge and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Owns design projects including new design innovation as well as sustaining value improvement projects (VIP) for existing applications.
Prepares and revises design drawings and prototype models for new products and components.
Verifies that designs meet all requirements, adhere to product specifications, quality and cost parameters and achieve superior standards for manufacturing through inspection, product testing and design revision as required.
Participates and provides input to Project Management activities regarding development completion timelines.
Collaborates with technical and R&D staff to administer performance testing and analyze results.
Oversees prototype of designs using 3-D Printing and CNC.
Creates and maintains BOM for design applications and ensures data for new products and product changes is accurate in systems and databases.
Writes test analysis reports, and drafts technical verbiage for product instruction sheets.
Ensures project files are maintained for assigned projects.
BS Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of relevant experience as a design engineer; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience..
Strong manufacturing experience.
Strong background in automotive aftermarket, a plus.
Advanced knowledge of CAD systems, most notably SolidWorks.
Mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of mechanics
Superior and effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong collaborative skills, and ability to work with all levels and across functional departments.
Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and thrive in an autonomous environment.
Excellent analytical skills with a problem solving mindset
Internal Number: 2020-09
About Advanced Flow Engineering, Inc. (aFe POWER)
Since its inception in 1999, advanced FLOW engineering, inc. (aFe POWER) has grown to be the premiere manufacturer of high-performance aftermarket solutions for the automotive consumer and enthusiast market, specializing in adding horsepower and improving performance on a wide range of vehicle applications for cars and trucks – on and off-road. From our beginnings, introducing our proprietary air filter media which started it all to our current product lines that include intake and exhaust systems, drivetrain solutions, and suspension products, the aFe team channels their decades of collective experience into producing the highest quality automotive performance products on the market today. aFe employees enjoy a fast-paced, high energy environment and a culture of collaboration that enables them to develop new skills, meet tough challenges and deliver superior results. Team members receive competitive compensation packages, a full range of benefits and income protection plans, and enjoy company events, access to trade shows, product discounts, aFe gear and more! Check us out at www.afepower.com!