Building 7

Mechanical Designer/Engineer

US-PA-Lititz
# of Openings
1
Category
071304 Design- Mechanical
Shift
Main

Overview

TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world. Staffed by World Class Innovators creating World Class Experiences, TAIT is at the forefront of technology and live event. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring sets, theatre automation, corporate events or brand experiences, TAIT works with the brightest minds in live event to bring their vision to life. 


With its acquisition of Stage Technologies and Delstar Engineering, the depth of cutting edge technologies continues to advance the companies capabilities. Among its claims to fame, TAIT supplies staging for the highest grossing concert world tours including The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more. Additionally, TAIT created the largest kinetic light installation in concert touring history for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was the production specialist that partnered with NASA to put the lyrics of U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’ into orbit, received a Guinness World Record title for its LED integration and customization at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the London Olympics, fabricated Las Vegas’ Omnia Nightclub Chandelier at Caesar’s Palace and created the first-ever commercial use of the Cable Coaster Virtual Reality simulator for National Geographic’s “Experience Mars.

 

This Mechanical Designer will design and develop ‘best in class” tools and processes required to deliver theatrical automation, stages, live sets, kinetic architecture to the entertainment industry.  There is an opportunity to focus on driving innovation into the market space for portables, permanent installation, kinetic architecture, and corporate events. This position will be charged with heavily supporting a team-based design approach. In this role you will utilize your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Responsibilities

POSITION OUTCOMES: (What must get done and how will we measure success)

  • Development of an engineered scheme design covering approx.. 75% of the engineering to prove the proposed solution is viable.
  • Leading an accurate design process indlucding complete design reviews
  • Design for manufacturability resource capacity concerns and design capabilities
  • Performance to estimate, actual design hours vs. budgeted design hours at 100%
  • Rework hours <3% of total direct hours
  • OCT, On-Time Completion of tasks >95%

POSITION COMPETENCIES:

 

Critical:

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCad and its tools or other standard TAIT modeling software
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and critical deadlines
  • Ability to work with various members of a team and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Strong, independent problem-solving skills

Cultural:

  • High energy individual with ability to grow in role
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to determine and present solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and handle heavy workloads
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Adaptable/change agent
  • Customer-oriented mindset

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or Industrial Design
  • 5-10 years' applicable design and work experience
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience using AutoCAD 2000 or higher and experience with a 3D modeling program preferred (Inventor or Solid Works)
  • Progressive mechanical engineering experience in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Must be able to effectively communicate on both large and small projects
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with hands on engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with writing detailed reports
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office

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