Jacobs Machine Designer in Bingham Farms, Michigan

Machine Designer


Jacobs is seeking a creative mechanical designerwith 4 years of required experience, but 10 – 15 years of experience desired in the design of machinery or mechanicalmechanisms to join our machine design group. The successful candidate will workin a multidiscipline project team environment to develop custom designsolutions to satisfy unique customer requirements. Typical projects includewind tunnel equipment, rocket and jet engine test stands, automotive test cellsand other unique test facilities and systems.

The Jacobs Technology Inc. Engineering &Projects Group provides technical and managerial leadership in the design,construction, and startup of advanced test systems and facilities for a varietyof clients around the world. Our clients are in the automotive, aerospace, aero-propulsionand other markets and represent both the private and the government sectors.

Essential Functions of the Position:

Unusual orSpecial Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of timerequired)

  • Lifting:5%

  • Climbing:1%

  • Crawling:1%

  • Specialclothing/equipment (wearing): 1%

  • Unusualphysical requirements: N/A

  • Highnoise level: 1%

  • Other:

Description ofWork Environment (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Inside?Outside? Combination? Where?: OfficeEnvironment 95%, Industrial facility 5%

  • Hazardousconditions - What are they?: N/A

  • Travel/transportationrequirements: 5-10%

  • Other:

Equipment andMachines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Officeequipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: PCs/Office eqmt.

  • Vehicles,forklifts, etc. operated which?: N/A

  • Toolsused in trade - which ones?: N/A

  • Other:

Criticality ofAttendance (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Overtime,regular days, off days: Paid Overtime on an as-needed basis (10-15%)

  • Shift,1st, 2nd, 3rd: 1stShift

  • Necessityfor regular attendance: Required

  • Urgencyfor punctuality: Required


Drafting certificate (mechanical) or associatesdegree. 4 years of experience required, but 10 years of experience preferred in design/drafting of machine components andmechanisms. Demonstrated use of 3D CAD packages (Autodesk Inventor preferred,but not required) The successful candidate shall be creative and demonstrateknowledge of machinery and machine components – including bearings, gearing,linear motion, hydraulics, pneumatics, seals, etc. Knowledge of GD&T isconsidered a plus.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Bingham Farms

Req ID: PFO0001AT