Senior Design Specialist

Sterling Heights, MI, Michigan

Job Type: Contractual
Minimum Experience: 9-11
Recruiter Name: Angelo Escalante, John Tayag, Khris Cruz, Melody Papa, Stephany Joy Pastrana

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Designer

Location: Sterling Heights, MI (Onsite only)

Position Type: Full-time

Job Description:

We are seeking a Senior Designer to support our program initiatives by creating innovative and practical mechanical and electro-mechanical concepts and designs for components, assemblies, tools, and products of varying complexity. In this role, you will work closely with engineering, vendors, manufacturing, quality, and customers on design specifications. You will ensure that designs are free of layout process defects and may assist engineers with defining design standards and configurations. Proficiency in Computer Aided Design (CAD), particularly Creo 7, is required, and experience with Model Based Definition (MBD) is a plus.


  • Develop highly innovative concepts that satisfy functional and operational requirements for existing product lines and new product development programs.
  • Review completed engineering documents to ensure compliance with engineering and military standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensions.
  • Provide expert technical consultation to the division and customer community relative to comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of design.
  • Prepare the most complex design layouts, schematics, or sketches, including test plans, procedures, or specifications, to satisfy system and integration requirements within cost and producibility constraints.
  • Coordinate closely with systems engineers to ensure designs satisfy contractual requirements.
  • Evaluate completed drawings, specifications, and procedures for producibility and viability of design, appropriateness of tolerances, fits, finishes, and materials.

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in tolerance analysis and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Proficiency in Creo 7 CAD system.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of military drawings and specifications, and applicable MILSPEC/STD’s.
  • Comprehensive product line knowledge at the component, subsystem, and system levels.
  • Knowledge of Model Based Definition (MBD) is a plus.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 9 years of design/drafting experience using Pro-E/Creo CAD system.
  • Previous experience with Combat Vehicle is strongly preferred.


  • Associate Degree with emphasis in engineering drafting/design or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of nine additional years drafting and design experience, including five years of advanced design concepts and applications.

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