Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Direct Hire)

Downers Grove, IL

Job Requisition: 6486

Description for Sr. Mechanical Engineer:
The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will own the mechanical design and layout for major industrial automated machinery projects.
Responsibilities for Sr. Mechanical Engineer: 
  • Lead mechanical projects and manage a team throughout the project
  • Apply sound engineering and machine design principles to design custom engineered equipment
  • Create/modify/update 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 for Sr. Mechanical Engineer:
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 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
  • Excellent computer skills, including 3D CAD (Autodesk Inventor preferred), AutoCAD 2D, Office
  • Strong FEA background
  • Knowledge and experience with GD&T and ASME Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standards
  • Professional Engineer License is a plus
  • Machining/fabrication background is a plus
  • Field experience, customer site audits and experience supervising installations is a plus
  • 15% availability for travel, including some weekends and international opportunities 
*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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