Mechanical Engineer

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Jt662215316 Compensation: 87500

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Downers Grove, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire - $75-$100k per year

Job Summary:
  • As a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Machine Design, you would work in our Downers Grove, Illinois office and your primary responsibilities would include:
    • Lead mechanical projects and manage a team throughout the project
    • Apply sound engineering and machine design principles to design custom engineered equipment
    • Create/modify/update 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 equivalent
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience designing custom industrial equipment
    • Driven and ambitious personality with attention to detail
    • Creative, innovative and forward-thinking approach to engineering design
    • Excellent problem solving skills in a team-oriented environment
    • Understanding of manufacturing processes such as machining, welding and general fabrication
    • Excellent computer skills, including 3D CAD (Autodesk Inventor preferred), AutoCAD 2D, Office
    • Strong FEA background
    • Knowledge and experience with GD&T and ASME Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standards
    • Professional Engineer License is a plus
    • Machining/fabrication background is a plus
    • Field experience, customer site audits and experience supervising installations is a plus
    • 15% availability for travel, including some weekends and international opportunities
    Salary and Benefits
    • Salary commensurate with experience
    • Benefits including health insurance, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401k, vacation and sick time
    • The chance to make an impact with a growing company

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. 

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