9 Jan 2017

Full-Time Mechanical Design Engineer

Design Engine – Posted by jobsDowners Grove, Illinois, United States

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer
Downers Grove, IL  60515

Industrial Kinetics, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our engineering team to address our immediate need and anticipated growth. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer include configuring standard and semi-standard products, modifying existing designs and/or creating custom assemblies for suitability of application.

Conveyor system experience is beneficial but not required. We encourage applicants with a strong mechanical design background to apply. This is a dynamic, on-point opportunity for a talented professional seeking challenging a career with a proven industry leader.

To the right Mechanical Design Engineer, we offer:

  • Excellent compensation commensurate with technical experience and industry exposure
  • Health, dental, and group life insurance
  • 401(k) with match and profit sharing
  • Paid holiday and vacation
  • On the job training and tuition reimbursement
  • Long-term potential for career growth and earnings growth

Founded in 1969 and under the same family ownership, Industrial Kinetics, Inc. is an engineered to order designer and manufacturer of custom conveyors and material handling systems. IK does not merely supply conveyor and material handling hardware. We are focused on finding custom solutions to our customer’s material handling problems. From concept to completed installation, IK provides turnkey engineering, manufacturing and integration services. Our headquarters and manufacturing operations are located in the convenient western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, IL easily accessible by expressway and public transportation. To learn more about us, please visit our website (but no direct inquiries please; only online applications will be considered): www.iki.com

Duties and Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Design and detail parts, subassemblies and assemblies
  • Effective documentation of design and assembly requirements are required through drawings and other documents
  • Specify materials and parts for procurement
  • Support designs through the manufacturing and testing process

Measured Performance Criteria:

  • Design quality as defined by suitability for intended use and/or adherence to specifications
  • Design manufacturability
  • Adherence to budgets, including design time, fabrication time and material cost

Requirements for the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Proficient use of AutoCad, Solidworks, and/or other 3D software required
  • Proficient use of MS Office products
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • Working knowledge of power transmission products, pneumatics, hydraulics and electric motors
  • Working understanding of assembly techniques and tolerances
  • Prior experience in a job shop sheet metal environment is preferred
  • Prior experience in package and unit handling conveyor equipment or custom machine building
  • CNC programming (Metal Soft) is beneficial

If you’re interested in a challenging, rewarding job with our successful and expanding company, please apply via the confidential application below. Industrial Kinetics, Inc. is proud to be an EEO employer across any and all classifications protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Categories: 3D CAD, Auto CAD, Design, Design Engineer, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3d, AutoCAD, manufacturing, mechanical design, Mechanical Engineering, and SolidWorks. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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