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SolidWorks Design Engineer

Horst Engineering & Mfg Co
East Hartford, CT 06108
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This role is responsible for the 3D modeling and design data needed to manufacture customer specified parts.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Translate customer requirements into a method of manufacturing.
  • Determine the best manufacturing techniques to manufacture, adhering to customer specifications and tolerances
  • Develop 3D CAD models and prints outlining the sequence of operations and work instructions for manufacturing processes
  • Create Bill of Materials (BOM) and Methods of Manufacture (MOM) mirror design data in both the SolidWorks design environment and the manufacturing database (EPICOR)
  • Ensure all travelers and job routings accurately match the manufacturing processes, notes, and design intent
  • Ensure operational sheet for outside processes such as heat-treat, coatings, plating, and NDT are appropriately specified according to customer requirements.
  • Create part families for common customer components.
  • Administer and execute engineering changes requests.
  • Peer review design files and technical data in accordance with ASME standards and customer specifications.


  • 3+ years of design for manufacturing - preferably in an aerospace or precision CNC machining environment - Swiss screw, turning, multi-axis milling, and grinding. Must have knowledge of how components are manufactured.
  • Able to read and interpret customer engineering designs, blueprints, specifications, and manufacturing methods.
  • Expert SolidWorks user. Certified SolidWorks Professional desired.
  • Strong CAD fundamentals with understanding of design intent, proper datum structure, subtractive modeling & use of ASME Y14.5 GD&T.
  • Advanced CAD skills such as utilizing design tables, configurations, derived configurations, advanced design techniques & bi-directional parametric association between models & drawings.
  • Experience with PLM/PDM solutions such SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (or similar) is desired.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) database software for entering Bills of Material (BOM) and part master data. EPCIOR software a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to walk long distances through the building.
  • Ability to push/pull up to 25 lbs.


Posted: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-05-30

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