Mechanical Engineer

Job Description


The Engineer provides design efforts from inception through production both in new product design and in existing product redesign.

Essential Functions

  1. Develop designs for equipment to fit within project parameters.
  2. Work with customers to finalize designs and approved drawings.
  3. Prepare preliminary design proposal(s).
  4. Responsible for defining and solving manufacturing/design issues and implementing production growth and/or projects that optimize existing production lines.
  5. Perform liaison function between engineering and all manufacturing operations for any related issues, problems or improvements.
  6. Prepare technical data such as qualification test procedures, acceptance test procedures, reports, component maintenance manuals, etc.
  7. Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to company.
  8. Coordinate as required with internal groups including purchasing, quality control, sales, production, accounting personnel, metal finishing and assembly so projects are started and completed within the set timetable.
  9. Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems and progress as related to work assignments.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Collaboration Skills.
  2. Technical Capacity.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Flexibility.
  5. Time Management.

Work Environment

The Engineer operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

While performing some duties of the Engineer, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Engineer.

While performing the duties of the Engineer, the employee is required to:

Task % of time
• talk or hear; stand or sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms 80%
• climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl 10%
• lift and move objects that are 10 – 25 pounds 10%


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend work.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  2. A related discipline and two to three years of experience.