Mechanical Engineer

  • location: Dixon, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $70,000 per year

job description

Permanent position: Our client, a manufacturer of industrial sanitation machinery located near Sterling, IL, is actively seeking candidates for a Mechanical Design Engineer position. This position will involve the design/drafting of new and revised machinery components, perform FEA analysis on parts & components, sending out new product releases & ECN's to production & outside vendors, and project management from cradle to grave. Ideal candidates will have 3-8 years' experience, Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and proficient in Autodesk Inventor & AutoCAD... Candidate with valid work authorization status are encouraged to apply. Visa Sponsorship is not available now or in future. Salary Range is $50k-$70k, depending on experience.

Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer

  • Design and drafting of new and revised components using AutoCAD and 3D AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Create 3D models of components and machines using sound engineering judgment necessary to ensure proper fit and function of the designs.
  • Perform the analysis necessary to help define the most efficient design in terms of weight, durability and cost effectiveness.
  • Be responsible for sending out new product releases and ECN's to production, purchasing and outside vendors.
  • Will work closely with all departments in the company as well as outside vendors.
  • Must be able to manage projects from beginning to end.

Requirements for the Mechanical Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3-8 years of in field engineering experience
  • High level of mechanical aptitude.
  • Strong knowledge of material and manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD & Inventor a major plus.


  • 401(k) Plan -Eligible to contribute upon date of hire.
  • Group Health Insurance for Employee and Family
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account, Limited Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account

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