Durr Systems Inc
  • 24-Feb-2017 to 31-Dec-2021 (EST)
  • PFS - Mechanical Engineering
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Dürr is one of the world's leading suppliers of products, systems, and services, mainly for automobile manufacturing. Our range of products and services covers important stages of vehicle production. As a systems supplier, we plan and build complete paint shops and final assembly facilities. We also manufacture and supply automotive and industrial paint and sealing robotics. Our environmental technologies deal with procedures to improve energy efficiency and the exhaust air purification.


We are a growing organization, and we are seeking a Designer to join our team. Together, with the momentum of our business vision, we can achieve international success and added innovation in all of the themes which Dürr influences at a global level.


Location: Southfield, MI


Position Summary: The Designer is responsible for generating and assembling project coordination drawings required to effectively bid, install and/or commission various types of paint finishing equipment.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities        


  • Utilize a computer aided design (CAD) system to create drawings (2D and 3D)
  • Interpret schematics to develop complete system designs
  • Produce drawings within project schedule
  • Effectively communicate and interact with engineering and estimating departments, contractors, suppliers and customers
  • Control and document the distribution and archiving of drawings and documents
  • Understand, diagnose, and solve real or potential design problems
  • Attend and contribute to design review meetings
  • Interpret mechanical drawings
  • Travel to local customer sites and participate in field measurements

Nonessential Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Associate Degree in CAD, Mechanical Design, or related field preferred
  • 5 or more years of experience if no degree
  • Familiar with mechanical layout, detail drawings, and basic piping preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Ability to perform basic engineering calculations
  • Strong skills in math and geometry
  • Experience with AutoCAD required
  • Experience with 3D modeling preferred
  • Experience with Microstation preferred
  • Experience with Building Information Modeling (BIM) preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to technically define problems and propose solutions
  • Adaptable to change in a learning environment
  • Self-starter capable of executing assigned tasks and solving problems in a diplomatic and professional manner
  • Willing and able to travel approximately 15%
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary

Physical Demands: While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands and arms. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or disability, height, weight, or any other protected status.  We maintain a drug-free work place and perform pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Note to all Staffing Agencies: Dürr has a team of dedicated Human Resources professionals who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors on an as needed basis. We do not accept resumes from agencies that are not on our preferred vendor list and have not signed our Recruiting and Permanent Placement Contract. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and Dürr will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.


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