Mechanical Design Engineer
Career Professionals, Inc - Lynchburg, VA

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Career Professionals, Inc is an executive search firm that has been serving the technical and professional staffing needs of southeastern manufacturers for more than 25 years. Please visit our website at to learn more about our search firm and view additional job openings.We are currently working with an established company in central VA in need of a Mechanical Design Engineer. This is a 7-member ME department, and Engineers design mechanical and electromechanical custom machinery and components using 3D software (AutoDesk Inventor). Emphasis will be on R&D of new types of products which may include integrating vision, robotic, and automated inspection devices. Will work closely with customers on design specifications and will also test manufacturing and assembly methods as well as materials. The Mechanical Design Engineer will develop drawings for fabricating, building and assembling equipment in addition to designing testing methods to ensure quality standards are met. Design responsibilities will include both new equipment design as well as design modification of existing equipment. Designs are complex and involve hydraulics, pneumatics, sensors, and other electrical controls. Qualified candidates will have BSME or MSME along with 5+ years experience in capital equipment manufacturing. This is a small-plant, entrepreneural environment so candidates must be willing to 'wear a lot of hats'. This is a team-oriented environment and good communication skills are essential. Qualified candidates will have long-term career growth potential. Excellent environment for creative engineers who enjoy designing specialized products---position offers a lot of variety in mechanism and device designs.Company is in a growth mode. They have a strong customer base and primarily work with well-known electronics companies. Compensation package depends upon experience level.
BSME or MSMESkills in custom machine design (mechanical and electromechanical)3D software skills; Autodesk Inventor is ideal