• Mechanical Designer

    Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/2/2018 10:13 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Mechanical Designer will work under the direction of the Mechanical Design Team Leader and also utilize independent judgment to perform the day-to-day project duties of designing, developing and releasing deliverables (Including detail & assembly drawings and related bills-of material) used in the fabrication of equipment for pilot and commercial scale biopharmaceutical manufacturing (Primarily piping assemblies for fluid & gas handling and motorized agitation systems).  Primary responsibility involves generating design plans utilizing Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software.  This position requires a high level of attention to detail along with the ability to develop a strong understanding of the ASME BPE Bioprocessing Equipment design standards.




    • Ability to work in a professional team-based office environment and meet date-driven customer-focused commitments.
    • Review and comprehend customer generated specifications and requirements.
    • Create / maintain design documents (i.e. P+ID’s, GA’s, Details etc…) with technical support from project engineering and project management, as needed.
    • Create / maintain component BOM documentation with support from project engineering and project management, as needed.
    • Create / maintain piping arrangement drawings (Top assembly and Piping module) using P&ID and customer specifications consisting of however not limited to; 3D models, detail drawings, spool drawings & bill of materials.
    • Create / maintain agitation system designs consisting of, however not limited to; 3D models, main assembly detail drawings, sub-component detail drawings, sizing for gearbox, shaft, impeller designs (as specified by project engineering).
    • Generate Engineering Change Notices (ECN’s) used to properly document and publish control changes made to Design documentation as specified in company procedures, work instructions and best practices.
    • Create and maintain project files using departmental resources and best practices.
    • Conduct model design reviews with both internal resources as well as externally with customers and project management.
    • Record needed changes during design review processes and ensure they are communicated to the project team using departmental resources / best practices.
    • Provide manufacturing support related to published designs and released design documentation as required.
    • Generate “as-built” design documentation using provided input from operations and provide them to the Quality department as needed.
    • Travel to customer job sites as required.
    • Other work as assigned to support projects and / or customer expectations.



    • Education: Associate Degree in Computer Aided Design and Drafting or equivalent.
    • Work Experience: 1-2 years in a related industry using 3D parametric CAD-based software with direct experience processing ECN’s, BOM’s and other related design documentation.


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