The design engineer supports Corvette America’s initiative by creating accurate models of parts while working closely with R&D and other departments to successfully develop new products and/or implement new tooling, techniques or processes.
Works with CAD Technician to reproduce accurate parametric models and details of parts and derived tooling from existing samples, or digital scans.
Requires the ability to write CNC programs, post and verify, and execute programs to mill molds from a variety of materials.
Designs and/or modifies product: reviews feedback and develops product requirements based on customer specifications (internal or external). Works with R&D team lead and manufacturing personnel to create new processes or solve existing process problems
Track and monitor the cost of new molds. Estimate project costs, and lengths of future projects.
Monitor and measure manufacturing processes to identify ways to reduce losses, decrease time requirements, or improve quality.
Create and determine sequence of 5 axis machine operations and cutting tools to eliminate errors, and fix quality problems.
Analyze speeds, feeds and surface finish to maximize efficiency and minimize tool wear and machine stresses.
Research, recommend, track, and monitor tooling; develop and maintain programs associated with production equip.
Work with outside vendors and suppliers to prototype and produce tooling, assemblies or products produced from internally generated specifications.
Research and recommend new manufacturing capabilities and assist in the acquisition and implementation of required equipment.
Develop and maintain programs to standardize design processes.
Develop / Maintain Quality Controls
All other duties as assigned within the scope of responsibility and skill required for the job.
Experience in Solidworks as well as a CAM software (MasterCAM, CAMworks. etc.)
Restoration Parts Unlimited (RPUI) is a Dubin Clark & Company investment platform company in the classic car restoration segment which owns seven restoration brands supplying parts and accessories to dealers and consumers in this market segment. Corvette America is one of the five operating businesses and is run independently. Located in Reedsville, PA - near Penn State (State College, PA), Corv...ette America develops and manufactures the world's finest Corvette parts and accessories, specializing in interior components, wheels, weather-stripping and accessories for every generation of Corvette. We offer over 24,000 different parts for Corvettes, including licensed GM Restoration Parts.