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Product Designer

Company: Gast Manufacturing
Location: Troy
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

If you're looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you've found it. Whether you're an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Who is GAST Manufacturing?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, GAST Manufacturing has a long history of being the leader in design and manufacturing of quality air-moving products. We specialize in offering cost effective solutions for a wide variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, healthcare, and environmental cleanup applications. We are looking to add more talent to our team.

Scope of Role: Support Gast engineering team by executing all 3D modeling needs spanning from new product development to updates and changes to existing 3D models and engineering documentation.


  • Designs and/or modifies 3D models and assemblies using SOLIDWORKS 3D modeling software.
  • Prepares supporting documentation including tolerance stack-ups, design calculations, detail sheets, modified prints and engineering standards per engineer's requests. Supports print /design reviews. Utilize Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) to support design and engineering print creation.
  • Provides training and consultation to engineering, procurement and quality teams as required.
  • Utilize oral and written communication skills to manage various projects at once.
  • Maintains, coordinates and processes routine engineering change documentation and perform other miscellaneous duties as required.

    • Timely execution of engineering change documentation
    • Timely execution of existing component and assembly re-draws
    • Completeness and correctness of prints submitted internally and to Gast vendors.
    • Correct use of GD&T as well as design intent and manufacturing standards.

      • Associates Degree in Design or a technically related field and least four (4) years product design experience
      • Demonstrated knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerances (GD&T)
      • Demonstrated ability to apply proper detailing requirements to engineering prints and perform accurate tolerance stack-up calculations
      • Fluency in SOLIDWORKS with strong component and assembly modeling
      • FEA, CFD, and additional simulation experience required

        • Well organized, able to work and complete tasks independently
        • Integrity, trust and interpersonal savvy
        • Able to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment

          GAST Manufacturing, a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

          The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

          Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

          IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

          Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at for assistance with an accommodation. These contact tools may be used only by individuals with a disability for accommodation requests. Do not inquire as to the status of an application.

Keywords: Gast Manufacturing, Troy , Product Designer, Other , Troy, Michigan

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