Engineering Model Maker Job Description Sample
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.
Tool & Model Maker A / Grand Prairie, TX
Description: 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.
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.
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.
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
Launch your career with Graco!
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!
Model Maker / R&D Machinist
Computer Task Group is seeking a Model Maker / R&D Machinist to work a 9 month contract position for our client in Grand Prairie, TX.
Plan the layout, fixturing, and fabrication of mechanical devices; set up and operate precision machine tools including lathes, mills, grinders, saws, etc. to make original parts, tools, mechanisms, and devices for experimental purposes. Work to verbal instruction, sketches, or detailed drawings.
Required to solve problems relative to work-holding arrangement, unusual materials, machine settings, tools and cutters, product specifications, and fabrication methods. Will interface extensively with research engineers to refine requirements, recommend fabrication processes and perform estimates. Normally performs precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions in a developmental laboratory condition.
Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.
Associates degree in mechanical engineering technology required.
CNC Mill experience.
Ability to comprehend mechanical drawings using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
Basic computer knowledge.
Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.
Ability to work first shift and over time as required.
This is a great opportunity for someone who is a recent grad or someone with less than 5 years experience.
Problem solving / trouble shooting skills 2 years machining experience Electronics assembly / solder experience Secret security clearance
Candidates interested in this position may apply now or email resumes to email@example.com
CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe.
CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.
CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).
CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.
The Model Maker, Jewelry Design & Innovation Workship will support all aspects related to JDIW 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 JDIW. 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 & JDIW 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 JDIW 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
Model Maker I
Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets. Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility.
Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers. We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Under immediate supervision, uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specifications.
The ability to braze copper to copper, Brass to copper, Aluminum to Aluminum and Aluminum to copper.
Electrical knowledge, able to wire HVAC Equipment and terminate wiring per print.
Experience of using small tools, band saw (vertical and horizontal).
Experience in some Lathe work and Tube End Former.
Assemble HVAC Prototype Units, creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials. May perform minor repair on model making machinery. May assist technicians in visualizing concepts or finished products
Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Good oral and written communications skills.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of models using precision technical plans, blueprints, and drawings. Good communication skills, working with Engineers and Designers.
About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace.
WestRock's 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
Model Maker - Winston Salem, NC
5900 Grassy Creek Blvd
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27105
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THIS POSITION IS WITH MERCHANDISING DISPLAYS, WINSTON SALEM, NC
The Model Maker position creates models, patterns and prototypes using a variety of methods and materials.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Use computer generated geometry, renderings, blue prints and schematics to produce models,
patterns and molds; build displays and or parts that are dimensionally within tolerance, clean
Match custom colors and use painting system
Perform machining tasks, including setup,programming, and operation of CNC equipment.
Create general assembly fixtures
Perform welding, cutting, bending and general metal fabrication tasks
Operate small vacuum formers to produce samples and limited production parts
Perform acrylic fabrication tasks, includingrouting, bending, gluing, assembling and polishing
Use table saw, band saw, disc and spindle sander, and jointer to perform woodworking and plastic fabrication tasks
Comply with OSHA and WestRock safety regulations and guidelines
Other duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or GED minimum and four(4) years industry experience.
The Model Maker position requires a good understanding of design and construction methods, and a working knowledge of model shop machines and tools such as table saw, band saw, disc and spindle sander, jointer, drill press and milling machine.
The position further requires the ability to read blue prints, and to perform woodworking, Plastic fabricating and machine shop tasks. Schedule flexibility is required for both overtime situations and to travel if needed
Location: Orlando, FL
Duration: 11-12 months
Designs and fabricates tools and parts in metals and plastics through machining and heat-treating operations. Works from blueprints, drawings, or verbal instructions using math and basic computer skills.
Maintains model shop machinery. May enter data from blueprints or databases into CAD/CAM system, generate numerical control program, and transmits program to machining center. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup; uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments; makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds; measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining; fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material, parts, and equipment required. May modify numerically controlled programs on numerically controlled (NC) machines.
May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
- Precision machining involving set up, programming and operation on a variety of CNC machines using a multitude of machine tools. Must be able to interpret and apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Must have the ability to work first or second shift.
- Technically trained with an extensive machining background in a variety of metals and other materials. Prior experience with CAD/CAM programs and posting to CNC machines.
Skill Name Description Level (1-5, 5 being the highest)
1 2 3 4 5 Years Mandatory(Yes/No)
- CNC Machinist / Tool Maker 6-8 Years No
Category Description Mandatory
- Equipment CNC Machining No No
Model Maker Senior
You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference.
Or you can work as a Model Maker Senior at Herman Miller and make both.About this OpportunityAs a Model Maker Senior, you'll independently perform and coordinate the building of prototypes, models, and mock-ups to a degree of completion required by Design/Development Teams for proper evaluation and/or presentation. You will work from sketches, layout drawings, completed detailed drawings, and CAD data as available in accordance with a predetermined schedule and/or priorities.What You'll DoYou'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
Lead cost estimating exercises for components and large development builds.
Collaborate on product design solutions with Design/Development to influence the feasibility of production or prototype runs.
Design and build fixtures or molds as needed to aid in the building of models and prototypes.
Develop and/or build models, prototypes, and mock-ups in the most feasible way per customer requirements, goals, and objectives.
Lead in the development and training of the Model Maker Apprentice.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested in support of achieving business objectives.
Perform responsibilities in a safe and organized manner in compliance with state, federal, and company policy.
Maintain professionality in the use of standard modeling techniques, materials, processes, and technology.
Recommend and use materials, methods, procedures, and technology used in building models and prototypes.
Serve as the Lead Model Maker on projects and provide technical expertise, recommendations, and directional guidance to the assigned team.
Take strong ownership in projects and provide vital feedback to customers on completed projects.
Work normally under no supervision.Sound Like You?You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
A Journeyman Design Model Maker or equivalent.
Ten or more years of experience in a Design/Development Model Shop.
Sheet metal forming and fabrication experience strongly preferred.
Good competence and creative skills.
Professional knowledge and understanding of and experience working with a variety of materials such as clay, wood, metal, sheet metal, plastics, epoxies, urethanes, and metal castings.
Familiarity with industrial design concepts and processes.
Professional knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes related to wood, metal forming, and plastic.
Well-developed conceptual, analytical, and communication skills.
A professional understanding of the Rapid-Prototyping and Rapid-Tooling industry and processes.
Professional knowledge of Product View, Solid View, Pro-E drawing and part files, importing and exporting CAD data, and CNC/CAM.
A professional understanding of the modeling technologies and equipment used in CAD/CAM, Product Visualization, and FEA.
The ability to make sound decisions without all relevant data present.
The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
The ability to solve problems with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment.
The ability to be a self-starter, reliable, motivated in your work, and to work in a team environment.
The capability to work under minimal or no supervision.
A demonstrated ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently used in the Herman Miller office environment.
The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.Who We AreAt Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
Small Scale Model Maker And 3D Design Assistant
The successful candidate for this position will collaborate with architectural design teams to plan and construct physical architectural models that support marketing pursuits and ongoing projects. These models are primarily made from laser cut acrylic (Plexiglas) and wood, and often include elements made with an in-house 3D printer and CNC machine; experience with 3D modeling software (Rhino, SketchUp) and AutoCAD is highly desirable.
The Small Scale Model Maker and 3D Design Assistant will work closely with the Director of Design and Architect in order to create visuals for upcoming design ideas. They will be required to create renderings, build models and compile visual presentations for internal and external parties.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work with Architect and Director of design to create visuals for the projects
Build scale models of buildings and interiors – white models and full-color models
Create renderings of retail and office designs (interior and exterior)
Build concept miniatures of furnishing prototypes
Create concept sketches for new assets on direction of the Architect
Create presentations boards for internal and external presentations
All other duties as assigned
Ability to work under pressure
Highly developed analytical skills
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.
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