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Design Configuration Engineer (Contract)

  • Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States

Job description

Step Up Your Career with SS Industries!

As the premier manufacturer of the largest selection of straight and spiral stairs in the world, SS Industries is always seeking talented candidates to elevate us further as an industry leader. If you want to be part of a team environment, are willing to learn & grow, and want to be a part of a fast paced & rapidly growing company offering a secure future, then we want to hear from you!

There at Every Step

SS Industries emphasizes meaningful career development and growth through challenging employees with projects and supporting them with training. We offer an ever-growing array of competitive benefits, including:

  • Competitive Pay Structure
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Company-Sponsored Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Paid Time Off and 9 Paid Holidays
  • 401(K) Match

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain DriveWorks design configuration system.
  • Work within the Engineering Department to ensure product requirements are accurately represented.
  • Interface with Product Management to update and maintain product pricing data.
  • Create manufacturing documentation with input from production team.
  • Ensures that design deliverables comply with department/corporate procedures and applicable regulations and standards.
  • Outline and draft company procedures related to engineering design best practices.
  • Actively develop and maintain product Bill of Material data.
  • Create and release new company part numbers.

Collaborate with Supply Chain team to identify and resolve BOM discrepancies

Job requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be necessary to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • At least three (3) years related experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Engineering or related field required.
  • Proficiency in 2D and 3D modeling software required – Solidworks preferred.
  • Experience with Visual Basic programming and SQL Databases required.
  • Knowledge of DriveWorks design configuration software strongly preferred.
  • Experience with connection design, weld design and design of structural members preferred.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems required.
  • Knowledge of fabrication processes including but not limited to sheet-metal processing, machining and welding beneficial.
  • Ability to work successfully with associates at all levels within the organization.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills - including presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Proven analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

Leadership Skills

Ability to communicate and provide constructive feedback in a positive nature at all levels of the organization regarding performance and objectives. Ability to take direction from Senior Management and display a positive “can-do” attitude, strong work ethic and utilizing strong problem-solving skills.