Engineering Model Maker Job Description Sample
Sample Maker / Model Maker
Premier manufacturer of POP displays and retail fixtures located in the Chicago suburbs is seeking an experienced sample maker. The applicant must have the ability to read engineering drawings and problem solve is required. Sample makers work closely with our engineering group to develop display concepts from renderings and drawings into fully functional prototypes. The ideal candidate would have some prior retail display experience, good communication skills and the ability to work with other team members in a fast paced environment.
Mechanical and math skills that support problem solving activities
Capable of creating high quality prototypes from drawings and sketches
Ability to work accurately and use measurement tools.
Commitment to working safely
Fluent English writing and speaking skills
Basic Computer Skills
- Painting and decorating skills working with graphic elements
We offer competitive wages, full benefits including major medical insurance, 401K, profit sharing and an opportunity for growth.
Model Maker Ar/Vr
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As a Model Maker with the AR/VR prototype team, you will work closely with Design and Engineering teams to develop concept and appearance models. You must demonstrate an understanding of technical skills and knowledge in a variety of prototyping processes at a consistent high level of quality and speed. This position requires strong conceptual development and the proficient use of various hand tools, mills and lathes. The incumbent must be able to work independently, have a high attention to detail, be customer oriented and possess strong problem-solving skills. A good working knowledge and ability to take files through the RP process from set up, operation, part clean up and fitting. This person must be a self-starter, well organized and have strong communication skills.
Create models of concepts and products for evaluation, presentation and focus group studies.
Collaborate with the Industrial Design and Engineering teams to ensure models and prototypes meet their requirements.
Engage with the Rapid Prototyping team to resolve complex design challenges and improve model making process.
Finish, paint and assemble models to a high level of quality.
Use hand sketches, computer aided designs (CAD) to create 3D models according to established specifications.
5+ years of experience in hand finishing, painting and assembly visual and appearance models.
Experience in working with cross-functional teams including Engineering, Product Design, Research, etc.
Experience and knowledge of the full spectrum of model making and prototype development process, such as: 3D printing, CNC machining, functional prototypes, and appearance models with aesthetic fit, finishes color matching at a production-level appearance.
Experience devising and constructing tools, dies, molds, jigs, and fixtures, or modify existing tools and equipment to achieve outcome.
Experience working independently.
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Model Tool & Die Maker C - 2Nd Shift
Fabricate models and prototype parts to support new product development engineering teams. Build, repair and maintain jigs, fixtures, dies, gauges, and tools for Manufacturing Operations.
Graco is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. This position will support our Contractor Equipment Division (CED) in Rogers, MN. At CED our product line meets the needs of painting and general contractors, and includes airless, air and gas-powered sprayers, line stripers, pressure washers, and roofing equipment (http://bit.ly/1zMGRDu). Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016.
Read and understand blueprints
Program and operate CNC machines.
Transform complicated drawings and sketches into parts.
Perform hand-fitting operations.
Build multiple parts holding tools.
Work with engineers and or support groups on machine requirements that could affect the quality and cost of prototypes being built.
Work from sketches and conversations with engineers as necessary Inspect work to assure parts conform to blueprint by the use of precision measuring equipment.
Maintains safety procedures for self as well as for others using the built tools/prototypes.
Must be willing to move to other machines as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent
2 year technical schooling degree in Machine Tool Technology, or Tool and Die
Minimum of 3 years CNC machine tool operation and programming experience combined milling and turning machines. (Internal candidates: 2 years experience in Graco machining required)
Previous CNC operating and programming experience.
Must be able to inspect complex parts, to read and understand complicated drawings, and have training in advanced math and precision measuring instruments (both English and Metric).
Ability to apply Graco standards and geometric tolerancing and dimensioning.
Proven ability to do prove outs, preprods and reprocessing and demonstrated examples of cost savings.
Ability to work independently.
Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Ability to plan and effectively execute the plans given by manager or supervisor.
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Must have strong PC skills and ability to work with Microsoft products
Demonstrated ability to work with various tool steels and heat treat processes
Demonstrated ability to setup and operate all equipment in the Tool Build area
Time in grade will need to be satisfied along with a completed promotional checklist to move to the next grade Model and Tool and Die Maker
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Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for both professional development and career progression. Graco's comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.
Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!
The Model Maker, Research & Development will support all aspects related to JRDC projects. Primary responsibility will be on physically translating design concepts into reality. The position will focus on ensuring design and product integrity throughout the design lifecycle for all projects flowing through the JRDC. The position will include 5 Key Accountabilities including Prototype & File Creation, Communication, Support for Cross Functional Partners, Collaboration & Leadership, Technology Leader. Functions under each Key Accountability will be compliant with Universal Performance Accountabilities (Strategy, Innovation & Creativity; Execution & Product Excellence; Collaboration & Partnerships; and Expertise & Judgment) and Key Performance Accountabilities specific to the position itself, including Formal Training and Advanced Knowledge & Experience.
Prototype & File Creation:
The Model Maker will interface with Design Creative, Manufacturing & JRDC teams (CAD, Quality & Standards, Engineering) on product functionality, and technical design elements including form, style, details and materials.
The primary function of the Model Maker is to translate Design Concepts into reality by physically constructing mock-ups, prototypes, templates and models (when needed) .
Physically construct Finished Goods Level Physical Models (Prototypes & Mock-Ups) for new products, existing products (reverse engineering), and line extensions based on direction from Design Development and Design, while adhering to project time-lines and delivery dates.
Ensure ALL models created are in keeping with Tiffany best practices and Manufacturing standards (e.g., metal is not too thin for safety or functionality, clasps function, etc.)
In consultation with CAD Production Designers, provide initial direction on component breakout, construction, and methods of fabrication for the Critical Requirements Document
Provide timely and innovative solutions to complex mechanical problems, at any point in the production life-cycle
Adhere to timelines and accurate completion of projects. Communicate effectively to keep team updated on project status, issues, and concerns. Identify potential barriers to meeting completion timelines as soon as they arise
Appropriately manage all WO, Inventory Control and job bag procedures
Establish and monitor individual time-lines, and ensure adherence to overall project timelines and accurate completion of projects. Identify and communicate potential barriers to meeting completion timelines as soon as they arise. Keep management updated on project status
Communicate effectively to keep team updated on project status, issues, and concerns. Identify potential barriers to meeting completion timelines as soon as they arise
Provide ongoing direction during prototyping and initial sampling phases including but not limited to: Verbal or hands-on direction & clarification; working with CAD Production Designers, Engineers & suppliers to provide alternative manufacturing approaches to align with manufacturing capabilities and still maintain design integrity; Other direction/support as required
Proactively flag critical issues for consideration that may impact design and/or design aesthetic when creating and transferring Mock-Ups, Soft Prototypes, and at any point in the production life-cycle
Proactively flag critical issues for consideration that may impact manufacturing and/or quality of final product (e.g., meeting of tolerances, reliability between 3D FG WIP CAD and final product) when creating and transferring Mock-ups, Soft Prorotypes, and at any point in the production life-cycle
Support for Cross Functional Partners:
Interface with Director, Manager, Designers and cross-functional departments on project direction, review of Concept Art / CAD timelines and issues
Proactively provide mechanical/technical design leadership amongst coworkers. Communicate with JRDC counterparts on risks and opportunities
Archive appropriately, organize and maintain shared files
Support internal and external suppliers as needed by the project team to demonstrate product requirements and techniques
Aid in the creation of Work Instructions for internal and external suppliers
Collaboration and LeadershipLeadership:
Provide initial direction/ advice on construction, methods of fabrication for prototypes, costing and technical documentation.
- Remain current with industry standards and knowledge related but not limited to; Gold/Metalsmithing, and the application/use of advanced materials
Significant Model Making training and experience (with at least 10,000hrs of hands-on model making)
Manufacturing knowledge of jewelry and/or other related industries
Extensive experience working with jewelry materials (e.g., precious metals, and gemstones/diamonds
Significant experience building, repairing, and troubleshooting metalsmithing/materials manufacturing processes while maintaining design integrity
Experience applying formal training/skillset to developing a successful design/collection
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong team player with a high level of professionalism
Ability to adapt and meet urgent timelines under high demand conditions
Bachelors degree or diploma in Jewelry Design, Jewlery Arts, Industrial or Fashion Design, or Engineering
Formal creative design training and experience, with a high degree of aesthetic sensibility
Tool & Model Maker A / Grand Prairie, TX
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In this role the applicant must be able to layout and fabricate a variety of tools such as simple jigs, and fixtures and patterns to close tolerances. Develop and fabricate simple templates and form blocks.
Layout, fabricate, assemble and finish small scale display models, simple mockup parts and details. Work from templates, sketches, drawings, change orders and verbal instructions. Build simple frames and supports and operate model shop machines including wood lathes, drill presses and use wood working hand tools.
Needs to be able to develop and fabricate form blocks and flat pattern templates involving compound angles and irregular contours. Must also be able to check work performed against requirements for accuracy and operation sequence using precision measuring equipment, such as dial calipers, micrometers, scales and gauges. Must assist lower labor grade employees to carry out assignments.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience developing and fabricating complex jigs and fixtures.
Experience using precision measuring equipment.
Experience using laser tracking systems.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas
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Goodman is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Model Maker position. The responsibilities for this position includes but are not limited to fabricating prototypes parts from sketches and prints, assembling engineering prototype units to be tested in engineering labs. Working with design engineers in the development of new designs. Working with various materials and working with various machinery. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website http://careersatgoodman.com/ and submitting your resume.
Houston-based Goodman is a leading supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products for residential and commercial use and is a member of Daikin Industries, Ltd. . Goodman's products are predominantly marketed under the Goodman® and Amana® brand names, and are sold through company-operated and independent distribution networks with more than 950 total distribution points throughout North America. Goodman is ISO 14001:2004 accredited, an international certification that recognizes manufacturing processes and policies that are more environmentally sustainable. Daikin Industries is a Fortune 1000 company with more than 44,000 employees worldwide and is recognized as the number one HVAC manufacturer in the world. The company has manufacturing operations in 18 countries and a sales presence in more than 90 countries and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. For more information, visit www.goodmanmfg.com
Help with the design of new products being developed in engineering.
Fab parts from prints, sketches, and/or ideas discussed.
Build prototype and developmental units for testing and for fit and function of design.
Be able to work well as a team member as well as on your own.
Help with the support of the labs with test preparation.
Perform other job duties as needed and required.
High School or GED required.
Machinist Classes or Sheet metal classes a plus
Good communication skills – oral and in writing when required.
Working knowledge of the following a plus:
Hand brake, Press brake, Gas weld, Wire weld, Arc weld, Tig weld, Braze, Lathe, Power shear, Vacuum form molding, Mill, 3 axis programmable mill, Various saws, Metal Formers, Plastic Formers, 3D Printer, CNC Water Jet, Various hand formers and tools
CNC Machining center
Must be able to read prints and sketches.
Must be able to do sheet metal layout.
Some computer skills may be required – Microsoft Office and Design Cad
Good attendance record is required.
Excellent follow-up and attention to detail skills are required.
The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a person's race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
Core Job Title: Model Maker
Cost Center: Model Studio
Experience: 1-2 years Industry experience in consumer goods development
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design or Mechanical Engineering.
We're looking for a Model Maker to join our amazing team in Burbank, CA.
The Model Maker works with development teams to create prototype models with responsibility for aesthetic finish and mechanical performance for all models within the Hasbro portfolio. This person supports a wide variety of Sales and Marketing initiatives.
This candidate must demonstrate an understanding of technical skills and knowledge in delivering a variety of prototype models at a consistent high level of quality and speed. They must can visualize a 3-dimensional part from mechanical drawings, hand sketches or CAD files. This position requires strong conceptual development and the proficient use of various hand tools, mills and lathes. The incumbent must be able to work independently, have a high attention to detail, be customer oriented and possess strong problem-solving skills. A good working knowledge and ability to take files through the RP process from set up, operation, part clean up and fitting. The candidate must also be well versed in the following programs Mastercam, Solidworks, Magics, Illustrator, and Photoshop. This software is essential in the operation of Laser cutters, RP equipment, mills, and additional studio equipment. This person must be a self-starter, very organized and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
- 50% Responsible for the development of a variety of products that include conceptual models, engineering breadboards, mechanisms, check models, tooling quality patterns and highly detailed functioning show samples, utilizing hand tools, conventional machinery, CAD/CAM, RP and CNC equipment.
- 40% Responsible for the aesthetic finishing of molded, fabricated or RP created parts, clean up and assembly of urethane castings and preparing parts for decoration.
- 5% Communicate with engineers, designers, marketing and sales personnel to give value added feedback that would enhance product development.
- 5% Provides support to Sales/Marketing groups for commercial shoots, presentations, trade show, and play-tests. Support will include but not limited to, traveling to maintain samples on location, working on displays, sample pack-out and coordination.
Demonstrates competent technical skills and knowledge in delivering a variety of prototype models and patterns at a consistent level of quality and speed.
Capable of visualizing a 3-dimensional part from mechanical drawings, hand sketches or CAD files.
Strong skills are required in basic math and trigonometry, use of various hand, machine and CNC tools, ability to work independently, attention to detail and strong problem solving skills.
Knowledge and use of Prototrak, 2D CAD/CAM systems like SurfCam or MasterCam are required.
A working knowledge of 3D CAD software such as Solidworks
3+ years experience
Associate degree in Industrial Design, Model Making, Sculpting, Fine Arts, or apprentice ships in a related field preferred.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
Model Maker / Sheet Metal Craftsman (Pos-212520)
Support all activities in the New Product Development groups by the fabrication of new parts or the assembly of working Prototype merchandisers, using the necessary equipment to produce a high quality product.
1.Work in collaboration with the designer and engineers developing new product using the modular concept to minimize the duplication of component parts and to streamline assembly methods.
2.Manufacture prototype merchandisers using material bills, drawings or sketches.
3.Effectively, efficiently and safely utilize the equipment in the Model Shop to support all areas of New Product Development to produce parts, prototypes or models.
4.Coordinate efforts with all the areas of manufacturing in the scheduling and procuring components or parts to ensure a timely and efficient completion to assigned projects.
5.Document changes during the prototype stages of developing new product and communicates changes to the designer or engineer assigned to the project.
6.Assist in the implementation of new products into the manufacturing areas either in Bridgeton or off site manufacturing facilities.
Must be able to read and comprehend blue prints and material bills.
Must be able to read wiring diagrams and be able to assemble and wire case components.
Must have a basic knowledge of refrigeration components and be certified in brazing.
Associates Degree Highly preferred.
Certification in refrigerated systems a plus but not required.
EPA certification for refrigerate handling.
Model Maker (000000006173)
Responsible for the completion of prototype models in support of multiple and/or complex (mid to large-size) product development projects with limited or no guidance. Coordinate work using internal and external resources and lead a team of model makers as needed. Uses a variety of processes and materials to demonstrate new ideas and prove feasibility. Interacts with designers and engineers in collaborative hands on environment by providing suggestions and recommendations for improvement/refinement. Designs and creates own tools, dies, fixtures, set-ups, and molds as necessary. Has technical knowledge of processes and materials to fabricate an aesthetically acceptable, structurally sound and cost effective product. Provides guidance to Designers, Engineers and Model Makers as needed. Provides input and assistance in support of department objectives. Practice good housekeeping. Research tools (process, workflow), technology, capability and experience to prototype to speed solution. Consult and provide recommendations for improvement/refinement of products. Leverage expertise in technical knowledge of processes and materials to develop an appropriate/effective model based on quality, cost, and timing needs defined by product teams. Actively pursue emerging technologies to explore other perspectives outside of office furniture norms. Opportunity to convert/transfer and impart integration to processes.
Demonstrates good time management and project coordination skills.
Knowledge of construction techniques as to the materials, machinery and tooling involved. Ability to work with hands to create sculptured effects and finely tailored models to represent function, appearance and design.
Ability in operating a variety of equipment relative to applied area of modeling (mills, lathes, brake presses, punch press, shear, laser, welding, upholstery equipment, wood equipment, etc.).
Ability to read prints and the analytical skill to determine the needs of requestor.
Ability to collaborate and communicate detailed technical information to all audiences (Engineering, Design, etc.).
Ability to effectively verbalize and prototype concepts or applications that clearly communicates solution and/or design intent.
Requires use of problem solving techniques and decision-making methods.
Proficient in basic computer skills and various software packages. (M.S. office, email. CAD/Cam a plus)
Collaborate with product teams the prototyping and apply new and emerging materials, processes and modeling methods.
Ability to determine when and where to apply materials in modeling.
Engage in spontaneous interactions that are active, timely, and well balanced between listening and sharing
Support hands on learning for Peers, Design, and Engineering through an environment that promotes coaching, teaching, and humility – inviting rather than intimidating
Model Maker journeyman card or equivalent work experience. BS/BA degree preferred
Experience in a model making or related technical field.
Participate in Professional Organizations to promote learning and partnerships.
Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.
Steelcase offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including profit sharing.
To learn more about our company, and our family of brands – including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, PolyVision® and Turnstone®, please visit our website at www.steelcase.com.
Model Maker Lead
What you will do
This position is responsible for building prototype parts and units with sufficient experience to handle all model making assignments, utilizing model shop equipment to perform machine operations in the fabrication of parts and components. Identifies and initiates possible improvements to processes. May provide less experienced team members as required.
How you will do it
Builds one-of-a-kind models.
Operates machine tools, welders, sheet metal working, heat treat and wood making equipment.
Works with precision with materials of all types such as: metals, wood and plastic.
Develops tools and fixtures to produce desired results.
Follows established safety procedures.
Uses precision measuring instruments to perform part layout work.
Assists in coordination of day to day activities of Model Shop.
Other duties as assigned.
What we look for
University degree and one year experience or twoyear degree and six years experience or equivalent combination of education andexperience.
Proficiency in a Windows operating environment,including e-mail and Microsoft Office software.
Strong interpersonal skills and decision makingability.
Effective and professional communication andorganization skills.
Ability to interpret, work, and apply standardsfrom sketches, blueprints, and verbal instructions with minimal supervision.
Excellent working knowledge of techniques andskills in areas of wiring, sheet metal fabrication, brazing, welding, coilfabrication and/or unit assembly.
The ability to lift equipment: compressors,units, motors, sheet metals parts, etc.
Basic math skills.
JohnsonControls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer andall qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteranstatus, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any othercharacteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and yourequire an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.
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