Design Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: DJ6022187720 Compensation: $70000-95000 / year

Job Description

Design Engineer

Position: Design Engineer
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Type: Contract to Hire
Experience Level: Entry Level to 10+ years
Salary Range: $70,000 - $95,000 per year

Are you a passionate and innovative engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact? We are seeking a Design Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This role offers the chance to work on cutting-edge projects in the metal casting industry while also contributing to the growth and success of our company. We value a mix of experience levels, ranging from 2 years to over 10 years, and we are open to hiring entry-level candidates who possess the right skills and attitude.

Job Responsibilities:

Utilize your existing knowledge gained from the metal casting industry to develop innovative solutions that enhance our customer's processes.
Focus on green sand or no-bake processes as the primary areas of expertise.
Create and modify engineering drawings that adhere to our company's methods, ensuring accurate and clear definitions for manufacturing equipment and parts.
Develop and maintain a deep understanding of engineering design, analysis, CAD, manufacturing, and the specialized equipment.
Collaborate with Sales and other departments to deliver competitive and precise proposals to our customers.
Play an active role in the development of new market initiatives and support existing marketing strategies.
Identify opportunities for cost optimization by streamlining designs, eliminating unnecessary expenses, and enhancing overall group efficiency.
Embrace technology to maximize productivity and contribute to the continuous improvement of processes.
Adhere to the Company's ISO objectives, policies, and procedures.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Prior experience in engineering, especially in designing capital industrial equipment, is advantageous.
Willingness to occasionally travel onsite for process evaluations, field measurements, commissioning, etc.
Proficiency in computer-aided design systems, preferably with experience in AutoCAD, Inventor, and Vault.
Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to logically and comprehensively analyze and resolve challenges.
Familiarity with basic business concepts and the capacity to effectively respond to customer requests.

Competitive salary ranging from $70,000 to $95,000 per year.
Opportunity to work on diverse and impactful projects within the metal casting industry.
Potential for growth within the company and advancement in your engineering career.
Collaborative and dynamic work environment that encourages innovation and creative problem-solving.
Comprehensive benefits package upon transition to full-time employment.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are a great fit for this role.

Meet Your Recruiter

Alejandra (Aly) Mora

Aly Mora is a devoted Technical Recruiter specializing in the dynamic Automation Division. With a rewarding 2-year tenure at Sterling, Aly’s passion for shaping people's careers and adeptness at navigating the competitive recruitment landscape make her a standout professional.

As a Technical Recruiter within the Automation Division, Aly brings a deep understanding of the industry's particulars, enabling her to expertly match skilled professionals with positions that align with their talents and aspirations. Her commitment to finding the perfect fit drives her to facilitate transformative career moves.

What Aly enjoys most about recruiting is the opportunity to shape people's careers positively. She takes pride in matching candidates' skills with the right job - witnessing their growth and success as they navigate their professional journeys. Aly is fueled by knowing she plays a pivotal role in her candidates' achievements.

In addition to her dedication to candidates, Aly extends her expertise to advising job seekers. Her advice is rooted in thorough research, urging candidates to invest time in understanding the company they're applying to, its values, culture, and industry presence. She believes informed candidates can ask insightful questions during interviews, showcasing their genuine interest and proactive attitude.

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