Mechanical Engineer

Job Requisition: 7094.1

Mechanical Engineer(Direct Hire)

Downers Grove, IL

Job Requisition: 7041.1

Description for Mechanical Engineer:

Designing various pieces of machinery within Autodesk Inventor, adapting references, and creating production drawings. Performing motor and gearbox selection, configuration, and all necessary calculations of relevant forces.

Responsibilities forMechanical Engineer:

  • Lead the design and release of mechanical projects
  • Apply sound engineering and machine design principles to design custom engineered equipment
  • Create/modify/update all mechanical drawings and BOM’s
  • Analyze existing designs and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Mentor other engineers and designers on best practices for machine design
  • Perform independent site inspections and supervise equipment installation
  • Participate in brainstorming and design reviews 
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Work with shop assembly personnel in troubleshooting & debugging of equipment
  • Assist in the checking of drawings and analyze tolerance stack ups
  • Assist in developing engineering and drafting standards
  • Issue and complete ECO’s

Requirements forMechanical Engineer:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field (Degree is not required)
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience designing custom industrial equipment
  • Driven and ambitious personality with attention to detail
  • Creative, innovative and forward-thinking approach to engineering design
  • Excellent problem solving skills in a team-oriented environment
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes such as machining, welding and general fabrication
  • Machining/fabrication background is a plus
  • Field experience, customer site audits and experience supervising installations is a plus
  • Strong CAD 2D and 3D proficiency required, Inventor is preferred
  • Experience with GD&T is preferred
  • FEA experience is a plus
  • 15% availability for travel, including some weekends and international opportunities


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