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Senior Mechanical Engineer SolidWorks

Thorofare, NJ
February 18, 2021

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Experienced, highly motivated Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the R&D team at our corporate headquarters. In this position, you will develop new products from concept to production and support existing product lines. You must be capable of prototyping concepts quickly for engineering testing and for Voice of Customer feedback. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with DFM and processes such as injection molding, machining, sheet metal forming and aluminum casting.

Our products are technology driven, intelligent solutions for inventory control and loss prevention. They are used worldwide for retail markets such as apparel, grocery, and electronic.

Job Duties

Lead projects from concept to manufacturing, making technical decisions to achieve project goals

Create 3D models, detail mechanical drawings, and develop BOMs using SolidWorks CAD

Design complex components & assemblies with DFMA in mind

Provide engineering expertise for various mass production processes: injection molding, sheet metal forming, machining, extrusions, vacuum forming, and aluminum casting

Fabricate physical prototypes for proof of concept and testing as well as for obtaining Voice of Customer feedback

Interface with multidisciplinary teams: Project management, Hardware, Software, Industrial design, Manufacturing (both domestic and international)

Present mechanical design concepts to internal international project teams



Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technologies

Focus on designing parts for injection molding. Means the person must have minimum 10 years experience in designing these parts.


10+ years of mechanical design experience for industrial or consumer product industries

Solid Modeling and drafting experience with CAD tools such as SolidWorks or Pro-E

Experience creating technical documentation and maintaining revision control with a PDM tool

Understanding of Analysis software tools (SolidWorks Simulation, Ansys, Mechanica)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong understanding of materials and production methods like injection molding, sheet metal stamping, vacuum forming, extruding, aluminum casting, welding

Strong understanding of design for manufacturing and design for assembly principles

Ability to demonstrate fundamental engineering calculations: stress, thermal analysis and tolerance stack up

Familiarity with Rapid Prototyping materials and techniques

Hands-on prototyping and mechanical testing experience

Team player who is willing to take ownership of projects and meet project goals

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, will interact in a world-wide cross functional team

Fluent in English, both written and verbal required