Mechanical Engineer

Carol Stream, IL 60188

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Ts9314011213 Compensation: $80000-90000 / year

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer
Location: Carol Stream
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Salary Range: $80,000 - $90,000 per year (commensurate with experience)


We are at the forefront of industrial and food automation machine solutions, driven by innovation and precision engineering. As we expand our team, we are seeking a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer to contribute technical expertise to our projects.

Role Overview:
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will collaborate closely with Project Engineers, delving into the intricate mechanical aspects of our projects. Your primary focus will be on designing components for automation, pneumatic systems, and structural elements. Engaging with senior staff, you will actively contribute to project milestones, ensuring seamless project execution with an emphasis on intricate technical details.

Key Responsibilities:
Utilize SolidWorks for the meticulous design of mechanical parts and assemblies.
Generate precise 2D quality control drawings to guide manufacturing processes.
Conduct thorough component specification and selection.
Manage the integration of assemblies and references into our document control system (SmarTeam).
Establish and maintain regular communication with vendors and contractors for optimal part sourcing.
Execute the assembly of prototypes based on detailed design specifications.
Systematically gather and document project results for comprehensive reporting.
Apply innovative solutions to resolve complex problems, incorporating new techniques, technologies, or concepts.
Undertake additional duties as assigned, showcasing versatility and adaptability.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
Proficient in reading and interpreting assembly drawings, standard operating procedures, and Bills of Materials.
Fluent in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Expertise in Draftsight, AutoCad, and SolidWorks.
Familiarity with SmarTeam and QAD is advantageous.
Solid understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic schematics.
Ability to follow and comprehend verbal and written work instructions and blueprints.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects, demonstrating flexibility in adapting to evolving priorities.
Capable of working both independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision.
Strong communication skills in English.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
2 – 3 years of Mechanical Engineering experience.
Prior experience in engineering within the automation field.

If you are a technically adept Mechanical Engineer seeking an opportunity to contribute to sophisticated automation projects, we encourage you to apply.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ric Delgado
Lead Technical Recruiter

Ric Delgado is a seasoned Principal Recruiter primarily focusing on the Automation Division at Sterling. With a distinguished tenure of over five years at Sterling and an impressive career spanning more than a decade in the recruiting field, Ric is a respected and accomplished professional in talent acquisition.

As a Principal Recruiter, Ric draws upon his extensive experience to excel in the Automation Division. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry enables him to connect talented individuals with exciting and fulfilling job opportunities expertly. Ric plays a pivotal role in helping candidates find new positions, advance in their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

Ric's passion for positively impacting individuals' lives through career advancement is the driving force behind his dedication to recruitment. He takes immense pride in his role as a professional growth and development facilitator, understanding the pivotal role a career change can play in a person's life journey.

He firmly believes in continuously updating one's skills and knowledge to stay competitive in any field. His commitment to personal and professional development not only enhances his own expertise but also positions him as a valuable resource for candidates seeking guidance in their career journeys.

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