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Design Engineer

Platinum Recruiting is seeking an Experienced Design Engineer with a Management background for a local client in the Chattanooga, TN area.

Required Skills:

  • Design of Metal Castings, Molded Parts, and machined parts for industrial products.
  • Testing materials for performance and application compatibility
  • Evaluating industry standards to ensure that new and existing products are in compliance
  • Research of applicable technologies for product design and manufacturing
  • Experience with Design for Manufacturing
  • Provide technical documentation for manufacturing of new products:
  • Evaluate prototypes and production components and products to ensure compliance to the design intent
  • Evaluate production processes for improvement or modification to accommodate new designs or improve productivity
  • Liaising with colleagues in R&D, manufacturing, and outside resources to ensure projects meet all applicable goals
  • Write test procedures and reports
  • Supervise subordinate teammates, i.e. designers and lab technicians, to ensure quality work.



Bachelor of Science in Engineering.

Master’s desired.

Professional Engineer (PE) desired.

Six Sigma Green Belt certification is desired.


5 to 10 years of materials and process design experience in composites, elastomers, coatings or applicable similar industrial polymeric materials preferred.

Prior experience with manufacturing design, experiment design. In addition, familiarity with Design of Experiments

Experience with the following; Statistics, Office tools including Excel or other data preparation and presentation software. In addition, working knowledge of DFMEA, PFMEA, and other DMAIC Tools.

Additional Details: 

Relocation assistance may be offered for this position for the right candidate.

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