Knoll Inc. Mechanical Designer – Product Development in East Greenville, Pennsylvania

Mechanical Designer – Product Development

Tracking Code 1561-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

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The Mechanical Designer will be responsible for fully documenting product designs as specified by Knoll Design, engineering and manufacturing teams.

Required Skills


Responsible for the documentation of product designs by creating solid models and detail drawings using Creo solid modeling design tools, including, but not being limited to:

  • Advanced working knowledge of Creo 2 including ASSEMBLY, SHEETMETAL-DESIGN, DETAIL, and REPORT

  • Advanced working knowledge of ASME Y14.5 and ASME Y14.100 Dimensioning, Tolerancing and Engineering Drawing Practices

  • Working knowledge of Windchill 10.2 PDMLink Product Data Management software

  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes used in consumer product applications particularly injection molded plastic, cast aluminum and zinc, aluminum extrusions, steel tubing, sheetmetal, and wood

Acts as an integral member of the product development team, and in support of the New Product Commercialization Process:

  • Support the engineering design effort of Product Development Engineers and Design Assistants

  • Develop the mechanical design of parts and assemblies that adhere to, and comply with, industry standard and advanced materials and manufacturing processes

  • Develop detail and assembly drawings with adherence to ANSI / ASME drafting standards

  • Initiate timely communication of project progress and challenges

  • Fluidly manage multiple concurrent assignments as an integral part of a multi-disciplined product development network

  • Coordinate with Product Engineering, Quality, and Operations to assure documentation of best practices leading to end product integrity

  • Participate in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies

  • Actively participate in appropriate team meetings

  • Quickly communicate with the Project Team Leader regarding observed areas of less than optimal cohesiveness

Required Experience


  • Two years technical school / Associates Degree or approved equivalent


  • Minimum ten years (20,000 hrs) working experience utilizing Creo 3D mechanical design and detailing software and Windchill Product Data Management software

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge in the application of Creo software and Windchill PDMLink software within the interview/selection process

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ANSI/ASME Y14.100 and Y14.5 design and drafting standards, and proven working knowledge of SURFACE, SHEETMETAL, FAMILY TABLES, and REPORT


  • Working knowledge of Interactive Surface Design Extension (ISDX) and Creo NC software will be considered a plus

Years of Experience:

2 to 5 Years

Job Location East Greenville, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.