Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Güdel, Inc.
  • Hybrid
  • May 23, 2024
Full time

Job Description

The Purpose of the Position:

The Mechanical Design Engineer with minimal direction designs assigned product & systems within budgeted scope, cost and timing. Including optimizing and standardizing for the purposes of developing, estimating, quoting, and purchasing materials for use with general industrial, metal sheet handling & powertrain automation via internal engineering, outsourcing to/from inter-company entities or third-party suppliers. May with support, mentor and lead more junior level employees including checking others work (low-mid complexity).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, or modifies a full range of mechanical products & systems, applying engineering principles within budgeted timing requirements, records time on project.
  • Reviews specifications and other data to develop mechanical layouts, utilizing knowledge of mechanical parts as well as computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Understanding and application of the manufacturing process.
  • Provide design support on system start-ups, troubleshooting, customer acceptance, installations, and project close out as assigned.
  • Work with project management to fully understand project requirements, develop cost effective and innovative solutions and work through any design concerns or missing information
  • Responsible for planning and implementing all internal design reviews, external customer design reviews and project handover to manufacturing.
  • Understand and apply GD&T to drawing package as required by technical specifications and/or project requirements.
  • Oversee design, detail, bills of materials, design reviews and check of all aspects of the mechanical design packages
  • Understands and follows both Company & OEM employee/supplier, compliance, confidentiality, and safety regulations/policies, and identifies and communicate any concerns.

Required Education, Training & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Mechanical Engineering, Technology, or Mechatronics, and 3+ years of related design experience.


  • 10 years of industry related experience or equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • Experienced in PDM/PLM systems,
  • Experienced in solid based CAD Systems (Solidworks), or related Software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Education, Training & Experience:

  • Experienced in machine building
  • 3+ years of automation related experience.
  • Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Servo Soft Application Sizing Software.
  • Ability to assist with FEA analyses/study & calculations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of: Pneumatic / Lubrication Drawings / Schematics (North American & European Standards)

 Skills, Knowledge, Abilities & Behaviors:

  • Organized, strategic approach to managing project technical and commercial requirements, customer feedback and expectations.
  • Professional and positive approach, high energy, self-motivated, and driven for results.
  • Team player with all internal departments.
  • Ability to deliver Voice of the Customer in a positive framework to improve the company’s performance.
  • Highest degree of ethics and integrity. Behaves with full transparency and builds trust.