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Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tool-3189

Absolute Opportunities
Rockford, Illinois, United States
April 26, 2017

Job Ref.: 3189

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tool

Role: Engineering or Related

Relocation Available: Yes

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Illinois

Town / City: Rockford

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Company is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer with large industrial machine experience.

This Engineering position is responsible for developing complex designs in conformance with company design standards and customer or marketing specifications. Responsibilities include participation in the development of engineering standards, design specifications for marketing activities and complex project design assignments. Communications with customers and functional organizations within the company is an important aspect of this position. Engineers in this position must have strong design capabilities coupled with an ability to achieve schedule, budget and quality objectives


* Must have strong mechanical design skills with an ability to read and layout mechanical drawings.

* A broad knowledge of mechanical systems is a must.

* Must have a good understanding of basic machine tool design.

* Experience drawing complex mechanical assemblies strongly preferred.

* Experience with CAD systems is required with knowledge of 3D Solid Modeling desired; CATIA experience preferred.

* Must be familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerance per ANSI Y14.5.

* Should have strong mathematical skills, including at a minimum, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus/analytic geometry.

* A general understanding of Finite Element Analysis techniques is desirable.


* A Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Mechanical Engineering field or by a reputable Engineering College is a must.


* Three to five years' relevant experience in mechanical design engineering required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop new designs to meet customer or marketing specifications.

* Works with supervision to maintain project schedules and budgets.

* Documents designs using the appropriate format to standards.

* Provides assistance to other functional organizations; manufacturing, assembly, customer service, through the life of the project.

* May have responsibility for testing and validation of design.

* Develop specifications for purchased equipment.

* Prepare Bill of Materials and ENOC's.

* Maintains technical competency and works to expand technical skills and knowledge.

* Approve detailed drawings produced by peers.

* Some travel is required for this position.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

2. 3+ years of experience in mechanical design engineering on large industrial machines.

3. Good understanding of basic machine tool design.

4. Experience with CAD systems & 3D Solid Modeling desired; CATIA experience preferred.

5. Familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerance per ANSI Y14.5.