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Sr. Designer - Fire Truck Body

Company: Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc
Location: Holden
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Ferrara Fire Apparatus is a premiere manufacturer of fire trucks and emergency response vehicles offering a full line of pumpers, aerials, industrial, wildland, and rescue apparatus. Working hands-on with both municipal and industrial fire departments, the Ferrara team thrives on diagnosing departments current apparatus limitations and response needs to custom design the perfect fire apparatus solution that will stand the test of time.
SCOPE: Design of mechanical and/or electrical components and systems, working with and through Design Engineers to meet customer and sales product requirements. Extreme attention to detail, producing defect-free design packages within the specified schedule. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Knowledge and practical use of drawing and drafting standards. Dimensioning and tolerancing of detailed drawings conforming to drafting standards and department policies.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes with emphasis on metal fabrication / assemblies. Application of DFM methodologies to deliver producible designs to Manufacturing assuring form, fit and function.
  • Create and manage indented BOM in adherence to company standards. Fully use engineering configuration tools for BOM and design automation.
  • Problem solving skills from issue identification to root cause resolution. Support Manufacturing to ensure quality and schedule commitments are met.
  • Awareness and familiarization of regulatory standards - NFPA, DOT, ULC etc.
  • Knowledge and use of lean principles as they apply to manufacturing and business processes.
  • Fulfillment of customer requirements (i.e. quotes, shop orders) taking into consideration design rules and all applicable interface points. Hold cross-functional design reviews as appropriate to solicit input to deliver a robust design that is producible, avoids interferences and meets all industry and company requirements.
  • May be required to participate in customer meetings to understand design requirements and answer questions regarding product design parameters and/or limitations.
  • Handle engineering changes through established processes and documentation. OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:Perform or assist with any operations, as required or directed, to maintain work flow or respond to production requirements. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
    • Design software like Pro-E, Auto Cad, etc.
      • Proficiency in CAD systems - Pro-E and / or Auto CAD
      • Associate Degree in an Engineering Field or equivalent experience
      • 5+ years Design work experience
        REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTSEffective January 1, 2020, pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (as amended, the "CCPA"), if you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights. Please click on the link for a description of those rights and how California residents may exercise them.

Keywords: Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc, Baton Rouge , Sr. Designer - Fire Truck Body, Other , Holden, Louisiana

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