Strattec Security Corp.

  • Designer 3 (MI)

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/1/2018 3:31 PM)
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  • Responsibilities


    Perform product design functions as directed by the engineering manager and lead product engineers.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Develop design studies and new design concepts for new mechanism projects.
    • Develops CAD models for entire mechanism assemblies with minimal direction from engineering.
    • Performs packaging studies with vehicle environment data.
    • Creates product drawings and establishes preliminary GD&T schemes.
    • Performs preliminary tolerance stack-ups during the design phase.
    • Modifies existing CAD models for requested engineering changes.
    • Leads product design reviews.
    • Participates in manufacturing design reviews.
    • Leads problem solving and continuous improvement activities.
    • Participates in cost savings activities.
    • Participates in prototype builds as required.
    • Participates in DFMEA activities.
    • Participates in FEA reviews with engineering. Able to direct FEA activites as apporpraite.
    • Able to identify and create appropraite layouts to assure design quality independently.
    • Mentors other within the team and in the greater VAST organization as required.
    • Leads the development of design practices and standards with engineering.




    • Must be an expert in the NX CAD software.
    • Must be able to make design and drawing modifications.
    • Must be able to create product drawings.
    • Must be able to create GD&T schemes for parts and asms.
    • Must be able to perform tolerance stack-ups.
    • Must have a general understanding of DFMEA & FEA.
    • Must be an expert at designing mechanical devices.
    • Ability to propose and develop designs with advanced manufacturing processes.
    • Expert in Strattec design practices and standards, mentors other associates in there application.


    • 2 yr Associates Degree in Design / Drafting.
    • 15+ yrs experience in product design using CAD.
      • or -
    • Bachelors degree in Engineering field.
    • 10+ yrs experience in product design using CAD.


    • Good oral and written English language skills.
    • Strong technical writing skills.
    • Ability to effectively represent information and respond to questions in a meeting environment.


    STRATTEC SECURITY CORPORATION is an equal opportunity employer and practices affirmative action to recruit, hire, train, upgrade, transfer and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.




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