Mechanical Engineer

Elgin, IL 60123

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Dj961001113 Compensation: $80000-90000 / year

Job Description

Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Location:  Elgin, IL

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.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
The Mechanical Engineer performs functions to plan, research and develop solutions to product design-related problems for a limited variety and complexity of assigned projects.

Job Duties:
  • Plan and analyze assigned project needs involving the design of individual assemblies, mechanisms, and/or schematics.
  • Perform required calculations and analysis to determine the feasibility of design alternatives and prepare project bills of material, schematics and/or software routines as required.
  • Work and meet with customers as necessary to establish initial project design objectives and specifications.
  • Interface with other department staffs and vendors to resolve mechanical engineering issues and to research and specify the purchase of components, and parts to meet project needs.
  • Develop prototypes and test plans and procedures to verify the feasibility of design alternatives.
  • Perform test procedures, record, and analyze test results and take necessary corrective actions.
  • Design and prepare pneumatic systems and diagrams.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain test protocol (FAT, IQ, OQ. Development testing).
  • Generate project cost and time quotations.
  • Develop required project documentation including manuals and installation instruction.
  • Perform project finalization and release procedures and prepare related documentation.
  • Perform and supervise product installation procedures and provide user training as required.
  • Provide technical support throughout the company and for customers as required.
  • Prepare project reports as scheduled.
  • Assign and direct work of support personnel.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in the mechanical design of components, mechanisms, and/or equipment.

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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