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IMI Precision Engineering DET Designer I in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Want to gain comprehensive planning/scheduling experience where you

will apply & grow your experience in an innovative, hands-on environment?

Joining the team at IMI Precision Engineering will provide these opportunities and many more!

IMI Precision Engineering is a global organization with a small company feel. We specialize in providing innovative engineering services, custom design and manufacturing solutions to our customers.

We are looking for a Associate Production Planner to join our team. This position requires a dynamic individual who thrives in a fast paced environment and enjoys facing new challenges.


To provide low level complexity, while still providing high quality, and volume of designs within the application and/or engineering group relating to all phases of core business. Designs, drafts layouts and drawings of automation components and/or dies, assemblies, components and/or systems from specifications, source control drawings, sketches, models, prototypes or verbal instructions for both new and existing product design


  • Entry level of knowledge of automation/product &/or die design with basic understanding and knowledge on press automation and equipment for design considerations.

  • Creates specific conceptual product solutions; able to guide identify the best solution for implementation into the product design &/or customer requirements.

  • Designs several types of pressroom automation, product &/or dies (Tandem, Crossbar and Tri-axis types of automation) with assistance / supervision.

  • May recommend multiple solutions to leaders and suggesting improved work processes.

  • Support and follow quality and process improvement procedures, including general write up and documentation of design revisions.

  • Able to apply basic manufacturing tolerances to detailed drawings based on product function and manufacturing capability. Able to apply basic GD&T to part detail drawings.

  • Able to conduct product part and assembly verification to the created documentation.

  • Able to implement basic Engineering Change Notifications with supervision.

  • Detail oriented with modeling practices and bill of materials.

  • Able to understand and work within budgeted hours and duration of set expectations for the specific work assigned.14. Display positive interpersonal skills in customer and team interactions

  • Models positive relations and teamwork within the organization.

  • Review customer source control drawings/information, specification control drawings/information and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility of product.

  • Perform preliminary and advanced work in development of working layouts and final master drawings, adequate for detailing parts and units of design for new proposals and current designs.

  • Make revisions to size, shape and arrangement of parts to create efficient design drawings.

  • Design studies, tolerance stack-ups, layouts, drawings, calculations, weight estimates, supporting documentation, etc., are to be completed on 2-D/3-D CAD or other computer applications.


Education and Experience

• Associates degree or higher from accredited College, University or Trade School and less than 1 year of experience.

• More than 3 years related experience and/or training (if not degreed)

• Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as customer reports, specifications and government standards.

• Ability to clearly and professionally compose routine reports and correspondence.

• Proven communication skills with demonstrated ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

• Able to calculate component and assembly weight, area, volume and circumference.

• Demonstrated problem solving skills including ability to carry out written, oral and diagram instructions.

• Previous experience in resolving problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computers and Technology

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of: Catia V5 or UG-NX, MS Word, MS Excel spreadsheet software and MS Power Point.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Job ID 2019-31932

# of Openings 1

Category Engineering

Platform IMI Precision Engineering