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Product Design Engineer I

Location: Hampton, Georgia
Job Type: Full-time

Job Function:

The Product Design Engineer will work within the Design Engineering group to create new products for the Power Switching Division as well as provide support for existing products. This will include interpreting standards, performing development tests on new and existing high voltage interrupters, mechanisms, control systems, and other projects based on customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop new high voltage interrupters, mechanisms, and controls based off project specifications
  • Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for Southern States products using Solidworks
  • Assist Manufacturing, Production, and Sales on projects in the areas of problem resolution, quality assurance, fit and finish, testing, and coordination
  • Develop, conduct, and document quality and type tests
  • Write assembly instructions, instructions books, and other quality documents
  • Must be willing to occasionally travel, domestically and internationally, (5-10% of time) to customer sites and test labs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or related field.
  • Experience: Entry level to 4 years of related work experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD/SolidWorks.
  • Strong hands-on mechanical aptitude.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Mechanical or related field.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in FEA computer analysis.

Product Design Engineer I


At Southern States, you will enjoy an excellent benefits package, including 11 paid holidays, 401K retirement savings, medical, dental, and other benefits.

Southern States, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employment without regards to race, color, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.