Design Engineer

Job Requisition: 7060

Design Engineer (Direct Hire)

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Requisition: 7060

Description for Design Engineer: 

We are currently looking for a qualified Foundry Design Engineer to join our expanding team. This position is responsible for development, design, and analysis of foundry systems. Additionally, this position requires working within a team environment with other areas such as System Engineering, Production Engineering, Customer Service, Sales and R&D testing. The ideal candidate will have direct foundry experience as a project engineer or involvement with the design, layout, and ROI of capital equipment projects.


Responsibilities for Design Engineer:

  • Apply existing knowledge gained from working within the metal casting industry toward new solutions that will elevate the customer’s process.
  • Green sand or no-bake processes will be the primary focus of this position.
  • Create and modify engineering drawings in conformance to Systems methods to define equipment and parts accurately and clearly for manufacture.
  • Grow and maintain a set of engineering design, analysis, CAD, manufacturing and equipment knowledge.
  • Assist in the development of new market initiatives and support existing marketing strategies.
  • Take a proactive approach in partnering with Sales and other departments to provide customers with competitive and accurate proposals.
  • Continuously look for ways to control costs by optimizing critical design, eliminating unnecessary costs and help improve efficiency within the group.
  • Effectively utilize available technology to enhance productivity.
  • Fully support the Company’s ISO objectives, policies and procedures.

Requirements for Design Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Engineering experience designing capital industrial equipment is a plus.
  • The ability to occasionally travel onsite for process evaluations, field measuring, commissioning, etc.
  • Working knowledge of computer aided design systems, preferably AutoCAD, Inventor, and Vault.
  • Resolve problems by identifying and analyzing problems logically and comprehensively, distinguishing between relevant and irrelevant information.
  • To understand basic business concepts and the ability to respond to customer requests.
  • The ability to take ownership and show support for work related initiatives.

Employment includes: Benefits include competitive pay, health, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(K), on the job training, development and much more.


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