Mechanical Engineer - Linear Motion

Wood Dale, IL 60191

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: DJ4697719429 Compensation: $85000-95000 / year

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Wood Dale, IL
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Target Salary Range: $85,000 - 100,000/year

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Summary:
This role is with a small, well-established and long-standing company that develops innovative laboratory instruments for scientific research. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to work autonomously and take on a variety of different tasks outside of your regular duties, to keep things fresh and interesting.

The Mechanical Engineer will work closely with electrical engineers, scientists, and suppliers to maintain and upgrade existing designs, as well as develop new concept designs for scientific laboratory instruments.

This position also comes with a full, comprehensive employee benefits package (70% of the insurance premium is paid for by the company) and other excellent incentives!

Job Duties:
  • Apply basic mechanical engineering concepts and processes to the design of new and existing devices - both mechanical and electromechanical products.
  • Develop and maintain all product lines.
  • Work cross-functionally with different teams and organizations to bring products to market.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, take suggestions into consideration, and make suggestions on how to improve operational efficiency.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related design engineering field.
  • 5+ years of professional work experience as a mechanical engineer.
  • Experience using Solidworks for CAD design.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Knowledge of precision and linear motion.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience with machining processes.
  • Knowledge of different material (metals, plastics, etc.)

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Schmitz
Technical Recruiter

Mike Schmitz is an esteemed Recruiting Team Leader specializing in the Life Sciences Division. With an impressive tenure of over 12 years at Sterling and a remarkable 16-year career in the recruiting arena, Mike has cemented his reputation as a trailblazer in talent acquisition.

As a Recruiting Team Leader, Mike's understanding of the intricacies within the Life Sciences Division is unparalleled. His expertise positions him as a strategic partner in bridging the gap between talented professionals and opportunities that align with their aspirations.

With a career spanning 16 years, Mike's journey in the recruitment landscape has been defined by his dedication to facilitating more fulfilling careers for skilled professionals. His ability to understand everyone’s unique strengths and match them with roles that foster growth and satisfaction marks him as a true advocate for professional development.

Mike's advice to candidates reflects his commitment to helping them excel: approach every job interview with positivity and authenticity. He firmly believes that a positive attitude and an engaging personality are pivotal in creating lasting impressions. Mike emphasizes that while technical qualifications are crucial, the ability to connect with interviewers and present oneself effectively is equally valuable to prospective employers.

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