Mechanical Design Engineer

The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for designing, testing, or implementing new product, and the engineering support for all existing products. We are looking for a range of experience levels. We welcome new graduates with intern experience and also candidates with more senior experience and design background in SolidWorks, GD&T, etc..

Essential Functions

  • Design, configure, and provide production support for linear motion components.
  • Utilize SolidWorks to generate component and assembly drawings.
  • Maintain documentation, permanent files, and drawings as needed.
  • Work closely with applications engineering and design team to integrate all specification constraints into the product design and to ensure the product is robust and designed for manufacturability.
  • Direct contact with manufacturing personnel, outside vendors, and customers to produce prototypes, initiate test programs, develop production components and specify associated tooling and equipment as required.
  • Assure that design features are communicated to people associated with the project/program (including customer contact) through design reviews, memos, specifications, etc.
  • Support production through design of custom fixtures, tools or machinery to ensure product quality and efficiency.

Physical/Environmental Demands

  • Normal office environment.
  • Time will be shared between office and production floor (air-conditioned).


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering


  • Zero to five years related experience (new graduates must have internship experience).
  • Effective communication and analytical skills to solve problems effectively and efficiently; Ability to establish priorities, work independently, proceed with objectives and direct the work of others with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks CAD design software.
  • Geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.5-2009
  • ERP System experience (Epicor preferred but not required)
  • Knowledge of materials (steel, aluminum, thermoplastics) as well as heat treat specifications, plating and other part finishing techniques
  • Familiarity with motor controls, instrumentation and LabVIEW is a plus

Ability to:

  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.