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Product Design Engineer
Bradken    Mesa, AZ 85213
 Posted 30 days    

With a 3,000-strong workforce our ability to adapt and evolve keeps us positioned firmly as global leaders in the wear solutions market for the resources sector. But we’re more than solutions providers, we’re visionaries - looking ahead of the problem spaces and paving the way for a more productive and prosperous future for our customers.

With strong and clear leadership we continue to grow our business and are searching for people who are talented and inquisitive, confident and courageous to join our team and grow with us. We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Mining & Mineral Processing business in the Mesa, Arizona area as a Product Design Engineer. The Product Design Engineer will create and design mining equipment for the Mineral Processing business and help realize our vision to be a global leader in wear solutions for the resources sector.

Responsibilities Include:

+ Provide design and engineering to assist in the development of new products and modification of existing products

+ Perform solid modelling, detail drafting and analysis/simulation where required

+ Deliver drafting and related technical support to both the sales and marketing group and to manufacturing teams

+ Coordinate new and optimized products through the engineering and manufacturing process

+ Establish and maintain product design documentation and related technical material

+ Administer changeover to new designs for superseded parts, and the disposal of existing components with the assistance of order processing, inventory and sales teams

+ Keep abreast of all developments and new product releases to all areas of defined product responsibility

A qualified candidate will have the following qualifications

+ Mechanical Engineer degree or similar required

+ Mining or foundry experience preferred

+ Experience with ANSYS FEA and Rocky DEM software is preferred

+ Knowledge of iron ore, gold and other mining fixed equipment and processes

+ Experience with the use of wear materials in applications such as bronze bushings, crawler shoes, idlers and rollers

+ Knowledge of Hydraulic Excavator/Electric Rope Shovel Undercarriage Design and Ground Engaging Tool Design

+ Previous experience with 3D solid modeling and 2D drafting required (NX preferred)

+ Must have strong problem-solving skills, an ability to reverse engineer, and knowledge and experience in selecting wear materials for use in mining equipment as well as designing and modifying existing equipment

+ Must be a self-motivated individual that is able to work in a team environment but to be driven and able to prioritize and work unsupervised

+ Ability to travel to and visit mines walking on uneven surfaces and entering mining areas

+ Experience with hand measurement tools such as O.D. micrometers, I.D. micrometer, calipers, etc

+ Experience with portable Coordinate Measuring Machines and 3D scanners and associated software (geomagic preferred)

+ Strong field report and technical document writing skills

Bradken offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits:

+ Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options

+ Life and AD&D coverage provided by Bradken

+ Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage provided by Bradken

+ Paid Holidays, PTO, and Vacation

+ 401(k) with up 50% company match on first 6% contribution

+ Employee Training and Education Reimbursement opportunities

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