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Mechanical Designer

Company: SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc.
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At SPX Corporation, what's in it for employees goes well beyond market-competitive compensation and benefits. Our Total Rewards program includes a comprehensive offering combining a challenging work environment with opportunities for personal development, career growth and recognition. Together, these opportunities present significant growth potential for employees both financially and professionally.

SPX Total Rewards is an integrated strategy of programs and practices that help us attract, motivate and retain talent. Our compensation programs are market-driven and designed to give employees a financial stake in the continued success of our global enterprise. They are also performance-based, allowing us to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace and deliver exceptional results.

SPX Corporation offers a benefits package that is competitive with the market and choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our performance and recognition programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team and individual efforts toward the achievement of business results. Through our development and career growth programs, employees have opportunities to enhance their skills, develop new competencies and pursue career goals. The SPX work environment is based on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for maintaining effective mechanical design bases for transformer layouts and for providing technical expertise to customers both within and outside of the organization. This role will review projects assigned to them comparing customer specifications to other design data, noting any inconsistencies or special requirements. Mechanical Designers will be expected to utilize any and all operating programs to function effectively.

Principle Duties And Responsibilities

  • Complete transformer mechanical design including internal and external layout of components and accessories based on documentation provided in project design folder, standard practices, and/or from technical advisors.
  • Calculate dimensions, allowances, and specifications per standard procedures or general design knowledge of shop capabilities when standard procedures do not exist. Verify and update programs as required.
  • Provide technical support and training of others when required.
  • Assist the supervisor in the planning and scheduling of the design and detailing processes.
  • Responsible for directing or executing corrective action when shop problems are encountered. Consult with shop and QA personnel on interferences or interpretation of engineering information.
  • Assist on development projects as requested by supervisor. This may also include completion of standard processes or practices and computer programs.
  • Recommend and develop new procedures to improve the efficiency of the design and/or detailing process.
  • Provide support to Quote Designers, such as bid or preliminary outlines and mechanical optimization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent process and problem solving skills
  • Duties require an understanding of shop methods, industry standards, and drafting procedures
  • Some occasional travel may be required
  • An excellent team player with strong people skills; able to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Effective communication skills, including verbal (logical and organized), written, listening and presentation
  • Computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications, ProE, and PTC Creo

Education And Experience
  • Required Education / Experience
    • Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Drafting and Design or approved equivalent
    • Previous experience in PTC Creo and Microsoft Office required
  • Preferred Education / Experience
    • Experience working in a union environment preferred
    • SAP experience preferred
    • Proven ability to perform assignments under minimal supervision, with assistance as required for design questions or technical problems
    • GD&T experience preferred

About SPX

At SPX Transformer Solutions, we are committed to hiring the best and most talented people and providing them with the tools and opportunities necessary for them to not only excel at what they do every day, but also fuel their workplace passions and transform their careers. Mentoring, training and development activities by industry experts abound, while the nature of the business encourages cross-functional and interdepartmental learning, communication and teamwork that lead to continuous improvement in all areas. Desired competencies include self-motivation, creative problem-solving, compulsion to make a difference and the ability to work well with others in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. (formerly Waukesha Electric Systems, Inc), is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers and a valued supplier of complete transformer service solutions, components and replacement parts as well as a variety of substation-applicable training classes for all skill levels including a large number of comprehensive LTC maintenance courses. We employ approximately 1,200 people throughout the United States and operate manufacturing facilities at our headquarters location in Waukesha, WI as well as Goldsboro, NC and Dallas, TX.

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Thank you for your interest in our company.

Keywords: SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc., Waukesha , Mechanical Designer, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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