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Principal Design Engineer in Louisville, KY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  938483

Apex Systems, the nation’s second largest IT staffing firm, has an immediate opportunity for a Design Engineer to support one of our top clients in Louisville, KY! Please find the details below.
If interested and believe you are 80% qualified, please email your word resume to Ronae at  


Principle Design Engineer Overview

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Louisville, KY

Contract Length: 5 month contract-to-hire

Pay: $50/hr – room to negotiate based on experience


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Help a team design the industry’s first outdoor refrigerated delivery box (GoBox). This hands-on position requires creativity as well as technical competency to identify and develop unique engineering solutions for next generation products.

  • Own all aspects of design and implementation of delivery box (GoBox)
  • Prototype models that incorporate new concepts to demonstrate product feasibility
  • Ensure components and assemblies adhere to business standards
  • Participate in product technical specification definition.
  • Support design efforts throughout the program. Conduct technical and top down reviews to ensure design robustness and compliance to product technical specification.
  • Lead all qualification testing
  • Organize and maintain all engineering records, documentation, and test results
  • Incorporate Design for Six Sigma, Design for Reliability.


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years of product design and development in consumer products, preferably in refrigeration
  • Proficient in 3D software such as Creo, Solidworks, or equivalent
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, create/design, and implement product for mass-manufacturability
  • Proven ability to respond, adapt and pivot to frequent changes in product plans and business strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with varying key stakeholders in multi-functional groups
  • Proven ability to effectively work cross-functionally to launch programs
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in compressed schedule programs
  • Proven ability to quickly root cause issues and drive corrective actions
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work in a team-oriented cross-functional environment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel as required.


Desired Skills/Experience:  

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of IoT and familiarity with connected appliances
  • Quality, Six Sigma or Lean Background
  • Experience in design for manufacturing and lean practices
  • Experience working with global teams
  • Demonstrated experience using statistical tools in design of parts/components
  • Strong business acumen with excellent analytical skills

*Please not that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, you’d be eligible for health, dental, vision, and life insurance; direct deposit, weekly pay, and our referral program*
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