JBT Corporation

Designer II

4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Application Engineering (Portfolio)


John Bean Technologies Corporation and its predecessor companies have a long history of technical innovation. JBT traces its roots to 1884 when inventor John Bean developed a new type of spray pump to combat San Jose scale in California's orchards.

Today, JBT Corporation’s AeroTech Division is a world leader in the supply of airport equipment and services focused on the future.  At our Orlando, Florida facility we manufacture airport ground support equipment, including aircraft deicers, aircraft tow tractors, cargo loaders and transporters.  


These positions are currently contract with a high probability in extending to a long-term contract.


As a Designer II with JBT AeroTech, you will be work closely with multiple engineering and design teams to create designs and drawings of complex mechanical, electrical, electromechanical, and hydraulic systems. You will perform and lead difficult assignments requiring considerable initiative, resourcefulness, and design expertise while working closely with all engineering teams, support teams, and manufacturing teams to produce the best possible complete package design.  You will also conduct design reviews with cross functional teams to present concepts, accept feedback, and integrate feedback into the design process. Specific duties include:


  • Leads the design of complex mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electromechanical systems including component selection, harness and hose routing, large welded structures, sheet metal parts, creation of assemblies, installation of assemblies and components, and BOM creation in accordance with engineering guidelines.
  • Prepares complex concepts, cost estimates, design reviews, and complete drawing packages from verbal or written instructions.
  • Assists with preparation of project estimates and completion schedules. Monitors project status and report progress and obstacles to management as required to complete tasks on schedule.
  • Provides technical assistance when issues arise or when new products are released into production.
  • Analyzes new and existing products to eliminate design issues in fabrication, assembly, and operation.
  • Exercises independent judgment interpreting data, design intent, design operation, and possible product improvements based on knowledge and experience.
  • Stays current with industry trends, recommending potential improvements or enhancements to JBT AeroTech operations.
  • Provides support and guidance to other team members pertaining to drafting standards and Unigraphics operation
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company’s discretion.


Education and Experience:

  • Associate of Science degree in design or equivalent industry training
  • 5+ years solid model drafting experience
  • 5+ years solid model design experience


Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): None


Additional Training: The following in-house training will be required:

  • Unigraphics, Teamcenter, and drafting standards
  • Operation of JBT equipment
  • Safety and shop practices
  • JBT work instructions
  • Various software packages
  • Other training as needed

Specialized Knowledge, Equipment, and Applications:

  • Advanced knowledge of Unigraphics NX8.5 or newer solid modeling and drafting
  • Advanced knowledge of Team Center 8.3 or newer application
  • Ability to exercise general searches and workflow processes within inside Teamcenter
  • Advanced knowledge of MRP systems and Bill of Material generation and manipulation
  • Excellent knowledge of standard PC based office software


Special Information (Travel required, physical requirements, work environment, supervisor responsibilities, safety and so on)

Work Environment- While this position is primarily in an office setting, extensive exposure and work in the manufacturing facility will be required. Visits to manufacturing and test areas will result in exposure to high noise levels, hot or cold ambient temperatures, congested work spaces and the exposure to potentially hazardous work environments normally associated with heavy duty manufacturing activities.

Physical Demands- Exposure to climbing ladders, working on machines, and working at heights other than ground level. Ability to drive and operate JBT products required.

Travel Requirements – Minimal domestic and international travel may be required.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Supervisor Responsibilities- No direct reports.

Type of Supervision Position works under: (close, moderate, minimal)- This position requires moderate supervision. The position is responsible for implementing JBT AeroTech drafting guidelines, design reviews, drawing checks, and coaching other team members. Project completions schedules are to be established, communicated, and adhered to.  This will require constant and accurate communication with management concerning the adjustment of work schedules, prioritization of jobs, and scheduling of overtime as required.

Relationship Responsibilities- Regular communication with internal customers, design teams, and management. Regular communication with vendors and outside service providers. Regular communication with management concerning project status and schedules.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of JBT AeroTech are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.


We believe that work should be fun as well as challenging. That's why the company offers the best of both worlds - the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage + a 401K plan.   



It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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