Monday, January 9, 2012

Mechanical Design Engineer or Tech job opening

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design mechanisms and mechanical components using traditional engineering knowledge. Perform design engineering work from concept stage to creation of drawings needed to manufacture the parts.
  • Must be familiar with system design from concept through detailing and release for production.
  • Must be familiar with material, process, and other pertinent specifications needed for the design, drafting & manufacturing of mechanical components.
  • Generate accurate/complete/clear manufacturing drawings of products using SolidWorks
  • Work directly with engineering staff to develop tooling and components for automated equipment via SolidWorks
  • Create 2D engineering model and assembly drawings via SolidWorks
  • Hands-on interaction with machine shop and machine build staff
  • Interact with diverse client industries: Optical, Semiconductor, Solar Energy
  • Generate assembly drawings and Bills of Material from assembly models
  • Prepare layouts/models based on design specifications and create detailed drawings of parts based on the layout/model
  • Calculate and verify that the design meets the specifications
  • Design to cost goals and design for manufacturability and testability
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Convenient Phoenix East Valley Location (Gilbert, AZ) 

  • 2-5 years experience in mechanical design
  • Working knowledge of Solidworks ; experience with other CAD packages a plus
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Handle an entrepreneurial environment and remain team oriented
  • Familiar with the fundamentals related to design of machined parts, weldments, sheet metal fabrications, and mechanical assemblies
  • Ability to apply the basic engineering fundamentals of selection and strength of materials, design of weldments, and machine design a plus
  • Knowledge of common machining practices
  • Experience working as a machinist a plus; knowledge of manufacturing software a plus

Full time position with vacation and health benefits. Salary range is $28-35K to start, DOE.

Please send all resumes to

Principals only--no agencies or agents, please.