Design Engineer

Design Engineer Position Available (Direct Hire) - Paramount, CA

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Design Engineer for one of their top aerospace clients in the Paramount, CA area.
Description Summary:
Design Engineer II employees will design tooling to support that manufacturing of open and closed die forgings. Employees will also assist in the concurrent design of shipped forgings with customers. Employee will be able to review a forgings entire data package to ensure compliance with the requirements. Employees will be proficient with CAD and simulations software. Employees will utilize experience to improve department procedures, standards, and help other employees.
Major Job Duties:

  • Under limited supervision, designs: new product, forging envelopes, develops die configurations, and makes improvements to existing products Evaluates tooling improvements, and process changes for cost efficiency.

  • Use finite element analysis simulations to analyze process effectiveness, efficiency, die stresses, and forging loads, research and implement new simulation practices.

  • Determine most effective process parameters for a new forging design.

  • Represent engineering in cross functional strategic team.

  • Track progress of die fabrication.

  • Work with sales and directly with the customer on new forgings.

  • Design mechanical components, fixtures and templates.

  • Produce documentation to satisfy departmental control procedures.

  • Review engineering documentation for changes (DTR) Advise Engineering Techs and Design Engineer I employees regarding departmental practices, analysis techniques, and technical design problems.

Requirements Qualifications:

  • Must be able to comply with ITAR and EAR residency requirements


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering discipline plus 2-4 years experience in manufacturing, preferably in a forging environment.


  • The incumbent will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be fluent in English.

  • Must have strong analytical/problem solving skills.

  • Competency with customer, industry, and military specifications, standards, practices, and procedures.

  • Requires strong knowledge of manufacturing and machining practices, mechanical design, finite element analysis, strength of materials and failure modes.

  • Must be able to read blueprints and prepare drawings and layouts.

  • Proficiency in product definition, including geometric dimensioning and tolerance

  • Strong knowledge in designing mechanical components, fixtures and tooling.

  • Experience in 3D modeling software to develop CAD models to determine forging material requirements.

  • Understanding of internal and vendor manufacturing constraints and limitations.

  • Computer skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint,). 3D CAD experience (CATIA is preferred)

Why Kelly??

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in
industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier
source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm
with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety
and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct
hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific
professional interests.

Kelly Services?

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.


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