Senior Mechanical Engineer jdd

$105 - $135k
New Berlin, WI

Senior Mechanical Engineer jdd


  • Conceptualizes and designs highly complex automation machinery, robotic cells and material handling systems, including development and checking of technical specifications, drawings and bills of material.
  • Creates 3D part/assembly models and details drawings for manufacture per design best practices using Solidworks.
  • Manages the scope of work for mechanical design on customized projects, including planning, supervising project work and verifying designs to ensure effective performance of the work.
  • Supports fabrication, testing and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications.
  • Provides guidance and direction in technical risk evaluation, functional composition and interface management as part of the design team.
  • Provides technical expertise in automation and equipment engineering practices.
  • Ensures commitments on projects are met including cost, schedule, function, performance, serviceability, and appearance.
  • Delivers complete and accurate designs within the allotted time.
  • Mentor
  • Develops and maintains positive customer relations.
  • Know and follow all safety rules, such as safe work practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Other job duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from an accredited college or university.
  • Three (3) years of machine building experience.
  • Three (3) years of mechanical engineering experience in automation.
  • One (1) year of 3D CAD design (e.g. Solidworks, AutoCad Inventor, Pro/Engineer) that includes modeling and automation systems design experience.


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Mechanical Engineering Technology (BSMET) from an accredited college or university.
  • A strong precision machine design background.
  • Solidworks experience preferred.
  • Experience with project management methods, practices and tools including scoping, facilitations, delegation and risk management best practices.
  • Substantial knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes such as machining, grinding, welding, hand assembly, fasteners, etc.


  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Relevant experience with fixed and robotic assembly system concept development and design.
  • Ability to do drafting as required.
  • Experience working within cross-functional teams to handle multiple priorities and meet scheduled milestones.
  • Ability to accurately estimate the level of effort required to complete a design on time and within budget.
  • Possesses a desire and capability to coach and mentor interns and other engineering partners.
  • Demonstrated mechanical component and assembly design experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in engineered component selection and major equipment specification development.
  • Demonstrated ability to create drawing packages, electronic bills of materials and engineering change orders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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