Mechanical Designer

Itasca, IL 60154

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Mechanical Design Job Number: KO965704519 Compensation: $25-32 / hour

Job Description

 Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer (Automation Machinery)

Pay Range: $25-$32 per hour based on experience

Location: Itasca, IL

Job Type: Full-time - Contract to hire.

Job Summary: As an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer specializing in Automation Machinery, you will play a vital role in the design, development, and implementation of automated systems and machinery. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, collaborating with engineers, technicians, and other professionals to create efficient and reliable automated solutions. This position offers an excellent opportunity for career growth and hands-on experience in the field of automation machinery.


  • Design and Development: Collaborate with senior engineers to design and develop automated machinery systems, ensuring compliance with project requirements, industry standards, and safety regulations.
  • Component Selection: Assist in selecting appropriate components, such as motors, sensors, actuators, and controllers, for the automation machinery system based on technical specifications and performance requirements.
  • CAD Modeling: Utilize computer-aided design (CAD) software to create detailed 3D models and assemblies of mechanical components, sub-assemblies, and complete automation systems.
  • Documentation: Prepare technical documentation, including engineering drawings, specifications, and test reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with project requirements.
  • Collaboration and Support: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including electrical engineers and software developers, to integrate mechanical components with electrical and control systems, ensuring seamless operation and synchronization.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles and concepts.
  • Proficiency in CAD software for 3D modeling and design (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD).
  • Basic knowledge of automation systems, robotics, and industrial machinery.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt to new technologies and methodologies.

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if applicable) to [email address]. Please include "Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer (Automation Machinery)" in the subject line of your email.

We appreciate all applications, but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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