Mechanical Engineer

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Project Management Job Number: Jt361782817 Compensation: $80000-90000 / year

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 (Experience-dependent)

Primary Responsibilities 
  • Lead the design and release of mechanical projects
  • Apply sound engineering and machine design principles to design custom engineered equipment
  • Create/modify/update all mechanical drawings and BOM’s
  • Analyze existing designs and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Mentor other engineers and designers on best practices for machine design
  • Perform independent site inspections and supervise equipment installation
  • Participate in brainstorming and design reviews
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Work with shop assembly personnel in troubleshooting & debugging of equipment
  • Assist in the checking of drawings and analyze tolerance stack ups
  • Assist in developing engineering and drafting standards
  • Issue and complete ECO’s

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field (Degree is not required)
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience designing custom industrial equipment
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes such as machining, welding and general fabrication
  • Machining/fabrication background is a plus
  • Field experience, customer site audits and experience supervising installations is a plus
  • Strong CAD 2D and 3D proficiency required, Inventor is preferred
  • Experience with GD&T is preferred
  • FEA experience is a plus
  • 15% availability for travel, including some weekends and international opportunities

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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