Opportunity Group, Inc. Fixture Designer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Currently looking for a skilled Mechanical Designer to fill a direct hire position in the Grand Rapids, MI area. The successful candidate will have 3 to 5 years of machine design experience, preferably tooling, fixtures, gages or assembly automation. Prior experience as a machine builder or a machinist would be very helpful.Responsibilities of the Mechanical DesignerulliCreate, design and layout custom fixtures, gages and special machines utilizing engineering principles, knowledge and related experience./liliCreate models and detailed drawings using Solidworks software./liliConceptualize designs, layout detailed drawings, select materials and create Bills of materials./liliCreate and review bid specifications, detailed drawings, technical manuals and bill of materials./liliProvide production and customer support./li/ulRequirements of the Mechanical DesignerulliPrior experience as a machine builder or a machinist would be helpful/liliMachine design experience, preferably tooling, fixtures or automation and material handling./liliSolidworks software experience/liliGDT knowledge/liliMust be a US citizen or have a Green Card/liliTechnical ability, team oriented and attention to detail/li/ulCompensation for the Mechanical Design Engineer The starting annual pay for this position is $25 to $32 per hour, depending on experience.Keywords: Project Engineer, Machine Designer, Automation, Machine Builder, Automotive, Medical, Panel , Controls Engineer, Solidworks, Inventor, ProE, Creo, Autocad, CAD