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Mechanical NX Designer

Location: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Job ID: R0003882
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2021
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems
Company Name: Sullair, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Manufacturing/Process/Design_EngineeringEngineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Summary of the position:

Create technical assemblies, models, and drawings for the design of Portable and Stationary Compressors. Work closely with other designers, the lead designer, engineers, and staff engineers to complete this work. Preform simple calculations such as Weight and Center of Gravity. Release new and revise existing files into PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) system. Most work will be reviewed by the Sub-System Engineer and the Staff Engineer and Design Engineering Manager.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Create 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) models of complex compressor sub-systems.
  • Model new vendor parts, as necessary.
  • Support multiple engineers/project managers and numerous projects at any given time.
  • Design equipment with maintenance, safety, and robustness in mind.
  • Design assemblies in context of the top-level assembly using assembly constraints and arrangements.
  • Prepare Engineering Requests (ER’s) to document and release new parts, assemblies, BOM’s and drawing changes.
  • Provide management with appropriate, timely, and accurate status updates.
  • Develop and revise engineering drawings, BOM’s and specifications.
  • Support the development of standard processes, procedures, and designs as it pertains to mechanical systems.
  • Create Bill of Material using SAP Engineering Control Center (PLM) software.
  • Assist in training and mentoring of less experienced team members.
  • Participate in departmental and cross-functional teams to achieve corporate strategic goals.
  • Perform other design related duties as assigned.
  • Apply sound design practices to both CFD and FEA model setups.
  • Provide technical support to teammates in sales, warranty, and customer service roles.
  • Preform engineering analysis on components and sub-systems.



  • Minimum Associates Degree in Engineering/Design related field and/or 1-3 years of experience in design of powered (Diesel engine/Electrical AC motor) industrial equipment.

Professional experience:

  • Strong 3D parametric modeling skills (sheet metal, mechanical design, mechanical routing, castings, and machining).
  • Experience using ECTR, or other PLM Software.
  • Ability to create complex assemblies using constraints.
  • Ability to understand and create P&ID (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams).
  • Proficient in Unigraphics NX 12, other design packages considered with appropriate experience.
  • Self-directed work team environment requires individual to be a team player and self-starter.
  • Require work to be completed with current work tools but have a desire to improve our processes through continuous improvement.
  • Understand attribute driven models in NX and PLM.
  • Understand Drafting standards.
  • Experience with GD&T preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Understand how ERP systems work (JD Edwards or SAP).

Key behaviors:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-starter, professional, able to work without direct guidance or direction from others.
  • Multi-tasking, efficiently managing several projects simultaneously.
  • Interacts positively with other employees and other departments.

Direct reports:

  • N/A


The successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and maintaining a safe workplace.

This description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated periodically and at the Company's discretion.

Sullair is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.

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