Sr. Mechanical Engineer

  • location: Swanton, OH
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $96,000 - $102,000 per year

job description

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

job summary:
Our client is a leading manufacturer of aviation ground support equipment. Due to continued growth they are looking to add an additonal Sr. Mechanical Engineer to their team. This facility is located in Northwest Ohio.

This person will be responsible for the research, design and support of mechanical, electromechanical, and hydraulic products and systems. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, self-starter who works well in both an office and manufacturing environment. A technical person who is always looking for ways to improve the product.


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5-10 years' experience working as an Engineer.
  • Some travel may be required to attend customer meetings, trade shows, and/or to test and troubleshoot units in the field; Expected travel <10%.
  • Advanced understanding of engineering principles of design; ability to be forward-thinking with design concepts.
  • Experience with stress and load analysis.
  • Exceptional mechanical aptitude and strong analytic skills.
  • Prior experience with and ability to perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
  • Ability to understand and perform structural computations.
  • 5-10 years' experience with Computer Aided Design Software, Finite Element Analysis.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret drawings, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government 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.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardizations exist.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Preferred Qualities

  • Experience with Solidworks CAD software.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing facility.
  • Experience designing to SAE and CE standards.
  • Background in DFMEA, Problem solving, ISO requirements.
  • Experience/certification in Lean and Six Sigma.
location: Swanton, Ohio
job type: Permanent
salary: $96,000 - 102,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Research and analyze data such as customer design proposals, specifications and manuals, to determine feasibility of designs.
  • Research and recommend substitutions for obsolete parts.
  • Perform tolerance stack ups, loading calculations and hydraulic oil displacement analysis.
  • Perform stress/strain calculations, shear, torsional and vibration analysis.
  • Design products or systems such as instruments, machines and mechanical, thermal, hydraulic or heat transfer systems.
  • Plan and lead engineering personnel in the design and fabrication of test apparatus and equipment.
  • Develop methods and procedures for testing products or systems.
  • Participate in product testing or prototypes to aid the design process.
  • Interface with other departments including manufacturing, sales, sourcing, product support, and accounting.
  • Create and edit operation and service manuals for products.
  • Create and modify drawings, solid models and assemblies for analysis, quoting, and manufacturing.
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Use ERP system to create, manage, and modify engineering bills of materials.
  • Lead projects and provide direction to manufacturing, procurement, designers and other engineers to accomplish project goals.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Mechanical
  • Mechanical Design
  • Solidworks
  • Solidworks
  • CAD
  • FEA
  • Hydraulics
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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