Mechanical design technicians assist engineers in the design of products and prepare engineering drawings for any manufactured product that you use in everyday life. The parts of a car, the chairs you sit on or the computer keyboard you use, are all examples of mechanical parts that have to be designed and drawn prior to being manufactured.
Mechanical design technicians are challenged through active involvement in the engineering design process creating more dependable, cost effective and unique product designs that will satisfy their customers. To assist in this process, mechanical design technicians use science, mathematics, engineering problem solving, computer-aided design (CAD) technology and parametric solid modeling.
*Manfacturing Infrastructure and Planning- the process of how manufacturing businesses function including product and project management, product costing, manufacturing planning and control.
With additional education and/or experience, graduates may find employment as:
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