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Mechanical Designer - Schafer Driveline Job in Fredericktown, Ohio US

Mechanical Designer - Schafer Driveline

Schafer Driveline - Fredericktown, OH

Posted: 7/8/2024 - Expires: 10/2/2024

Job ID: 275731187


Job Description

Schafer Driveline
Job Title:  Mechanical Designer

Company Overview:

Schafer Industries is a premier supplier of off-highway axles and differentiated precision gearing solutions.  Established in 1934, Schafer Industries has locations in South Bend, IN, Roscoe, IL, Fredericktown, OH and Blacklick, OH. Schafer Industries is one of the few manufacturers of integrated axle solutions in the off-highway electric vehicle market. Schafer serves customers in a variety of end markets including off-highway vehicles, recreational vehicles, aerospace, defense, oil & gas, material handling, powertrain, electric mobility, heavy duty trucking, agriculture, and construction. Our mission is to leverage world class capabilities to deliver superior products and services to maximize the value for our customers, employees, shareholders, and communities.

Position Summary:

Schafer Industries is currently seeking a Mechanical Designer for its Schafer Driveline operation in Fredericktown, Ohio. 

Why Work at Schafer Industries?

  • We are a growth-oriented company with a diversified customer base.
  • We are committed to a culture of safety and continuous improvement.
  • You will enjoy a collaborative work environment where your talents and opinions matter.
  • We provide training as well as opportunities to work on projects in support of your career development.
  • You will quickly see your impact when working with the team.
  • We live our values of Safety, Integrity, Responsibility to Others, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement and Accountability in all that we do.
  • We have competitive pay and benefits to include 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement.

Job Summary

The design engineer position is responsible for the engineering of products involving design and redesign in accordance with time schedules, quality parameters, customer needs, market needs and manufacturing capabilities. 

Essential Functions:

  • Handles all aspects of design engineering work using Pro-E (Creo).
  • Creates solid models and detail drawings using Pro-E Software.
  • Some communication with customers in the form of quotations, meetings, and presentations to understand and define their needs.
  • Understands and responds to customer requests, both verbal and written.
  • Designs products to meet all requirements provided by Product/Application Engineers and customers.
  • Creates and maintains bill of materials within the MRP system.
  • Manages several projects at one time.
  • Assists drafting, the test lab, manufacturing, quality, and planning as required.
  • Handles all changes and problems related to product assigned.
  • Acts as technical design expert for the company for both internal and external customers.
  • Responsible for entire product life cycle

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Associate’s degree and three to five years design experience
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Project Management.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Presentation Skills
  • Basic understanding of axle functions and components preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD modeling and 2D orthographic drafting practices including GD&T

Working Conditions

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although occasional out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Schafer Industries is an EEO/AAP Employer:

Our company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity. This means that we make employment decisions on the basis of job-related qualifications, skills and abilities and not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


As a federal subcontractor, we also are required to take affirmative action, or proactive measures, to prevent discrimination.

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Advanced knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD modeling and 2D orthographic drafting practices including GD&T
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 6
Graphic Literacy: 6

Workplace Documentation: 7