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Drafter/Designer Specialist

Requisition ID:  102973
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment Rockmart (3110)

Rockmart, GA, United States, 30153

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East..

Job Designation

The Designer/Drafter Specialist provides significant expertise on complex mechanical designs and acts as a professional resource for the team. Designs and details drawings for a variety of mechanical components and or products.              

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Provides mechanical design expertise to support development of new mechanical items or improving existing ones
  • Maintains project design files and appropriate records of work
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining effective communications with key vendors.
  • Utilize computer aided design software to create and revise designs, save and release data via PDM system
  • Act on technical information for the purpose of design documentation and Configuration Control.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Advise supervision of unrealistic or impossible technical requirements for a given proposal or contract.
  • Advise supervision of any cost or time saving concepts in design of the product or design/drafting practices.
  • Understand and take advantage of the new technologies in design and manufacturing
  • Responsibilities include minor to major layouts, product and tool design and some analysis.
  • Knowledge of Meggitt and Government engineering design practices and drafting procedures is required.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specifications

Education: Associate degree in Engineering or Drafting Technology or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.

Years' Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience

Skills: Demonstrated expertise with complex mechanical design solutions

Proficient with 2D drawing standards and requirements including GD&T.

Proficient with 3D modeling and drawings in CATIA V5. ENOVIA, NX, Solidworks experience a plus. Candidates must be willing to complete a Catia skills assessment to demonstrate proficiency level.

Design/manufacturing experience, tooling and mold design a plus.

Ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge     

Able to solve complex problems; makes decisions based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion

MS Office. SAP a plus 



This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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