Position Overview

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Department: Engineering

Reports to: Engineering Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

This is a full-time position located at our Sun Prairie, WI office.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for 3D CAD designs, modifications, and original designs.*
  • Research and Validation of design choices. *
  • Assembles and tests.*
  • Responsible for quality control.*
  • Inspects mechanical parts.*
  • Responsible for mechanical systems analysis.*
  • Designs Mechanical Systems.*
  • Design, Creates and Implements Test Fixtures.*
  • Assists the Production Department as needed.
  • Provides Technical Support During Meetings with Customers.*
  • Attends and presents at meetings and design reviews.*
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Language Ability:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Solidworks Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Docs word processing software and spreadsheet software, Adobe, and our internal job system.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university is preferred or AS/AA degree; and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equipment/Programs:

  • Solidworks or equivalent
  • PDM System
  • Inspection equipment
  • Environmental chamber
  • Test chambers and apparatus
  • Hand and power tools
  • Fabrication equipment such as files, saws, sanders, and drills
  • Electrical testing equipment such as volt meters and current meters

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Professionalism
  • Works well individually and with a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to move from task to task
  • Ability to work well in a small fast paced environment
  • Initiative
  • Works Independently
  • Problem Solver
  • Works well with time constraints

Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.

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