5 Aug 2019

Full-Time Mechanical Engineer I

Life Fitness – Posted by Travis DentonAnywhere

Job Description

The individual will be responsible for the mechanical design, development, analysis and release of components and/or sub-systems for cardiovascular and/or strength products from concept through production launch.

Supports current product lines, as assigned, by using general mechanical engineering skills to resolve field, service and manufacturing issues, as required.

About Company:

An empty treadmill isn’t compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives.

For more than 45 years, Life Fitness has been the global leader in helping inspire healthier lives. Headquartered in Rosemont, IL, our family of brands include Cybex, Hammer Strength, Indoor Cycling Group, Scifit and Brunswick Billiards.

With seven state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, our products can be found in over 160 countries and 250,000 fitness facilities worldwide.

Inspire. Innovate. Make an impact and join our team!

Responsibilities & Requirements:  Education:

  • Follows Life Fitness Mechanical Engineering departmental procedures and design guidelines to complete engineering tasks as assigned.
  • Under the direction of an experienced mechanical engineer/manager, uses SolidWorks to complete CAD model and drawing development for metal and plastic components, working with internal and external suppliers to determine the optimal manufacturing process for each component.
  • Performs engineering analyses, such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA), dynamic simulations, design calculations, and tolerance analysis, to prove out the feasibility of component and sub-system designs.
  • Contributes to projects to improve Mechanical Engineering department processes and procedures, as assigned.
  • Efficient with 3D CAD software, SolidWorks preferred
  • Basic understanding of Drawing Development
  • Basic knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) preferred
  • Basic understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) development/management
  • Capable of completing engineering analyses, such as: FEA, Hand calculations
  • Working knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, such as Teamcenter, preferred
  • Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) tools preferred
  • Basic understanding of Project Management
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or volunteer organizations


  • Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.


  • 0-3 years experience as a mechanical engineer in a related field
  • Learn more about us here.
  • Life Fitness does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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Job Categories: 3D CAD, Design, Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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