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Design Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA, US

Job ID: 21981 

Location: US-IA Cedar Rapids HR 

Department:  Engineering 



Our Cedar Rapids Location is looking for a Design Engineer!



  • Translate product specifications from Platform Manager and Product Manager into engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products.
  • Working with Design engineers, produce full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOMs.
  • Stay knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative.
  • To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process relating to Impactor crushers.
  • Follow Group standards of in the areas of QFD, FMEA, design-for-manufacture, prototype development and field testing
  • Follow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering data
  • Ensure current and new products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliability
  • Reduce manufacturing cost through improved design and consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.
  • To investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner.
  • To supervise and control sub-contract design personnel as may be required from time to time.
  • To develop a deep specific expertise in Cone crushers, and their applications.
  • To manage, mentor, coach and help develop design engineers.
  • To conduct on-site trials etc to help generate comprehensive application database.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of Impactor and Jaw crushers.
  • Assist design/development of Jaw and Impactor crushers as may be required.
  • Drive standardization of components and sub assemblies within the static crushing and screening products
  • To support the Jaw, Cone and Impactor platform Lead Engineers as and when required.
  • Any other duties/projects as defined by the Cone Engineer Manager from time to time.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience in heavy equipment design (new graduates will be considered)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous design experience of aggregate equipment essential
  • Strong 3D CAD skills, preferably Pro E.
  • Ideally have good working knowledge of hydraulic system design.
  • Working knowledge of Metallurgy, welding and casting techniques.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Experience with Oracle TMS a plus
  • Good English communication skill, both written and spoken
  • Good Presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Project management experience and advantage
  • Someone who cultivates a team spirit with the respect of others’ ideas and requirements
  • Able to direct multiple personnel, across several MP locations
  • Able to assess workload and commit to realistic timelines with given resources
  • Able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident
  • Able investigate root cause of machinery non performance
  • Can identify risks both technical and commercial with proposed product change or new product





Referral Bonus Amount: $1,000.00 


Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids