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Mechanical Design Engineer
Agawam, MA

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Direct Hire

$80,000 - $90,000 / yr

Job Responsibilities:

·         Create and support designs of automated machine accessories.

·         Perform all mechanical aspects of projects from conceptualization through implementation.

·         Create and propose conceptual designs to fulfill customer requests.

·         Ensure designs are appropriate and fulfill functional requirements.

·         Design mechanical components & mechanisms.

·         Create construction documents of designed components.

·         Specify appropriate off-the-shelf items such as pneumatic actuators, pneumatic valves/manifolds, sensors, electric actuators, motors, and reducers.

·         Enter component and Bill of Materials information into our ERP system.

·         Create outline of Sequence of Operations for controls personnel to write control program.

·         Communicate with vendors and fabricators for parts sourcing.

·         Assemble or directly support assembly of your first article’s mechanical portion and refine machine operation with controls personnel.

·         Create and/or direct project documentation, including manuals.

·         Support, in person and/or remotely, installation of machine at customer’s facility.

·         Review designs and drawings from other team members.

·         Provide technical support to end users after implementation.

·         Some travel to customer’s facility will be required ~ 5%.


7+ years’ experience in mechanical machine design required, preferably with machine tool accessories/equipment.

Experience with Swiss type lathes is a plus, especially Citizen and/or Miyano machines.

Four- or two-year Mechanical Engineering degree required. Exception may be allowed for appropriate knowledge and experience.

Possess working knowledge and experience with pneumatic and electric actuators.

Knowledgeable of fabrication processes for designed components.

Able to create detail drawings of parts and assemblies accurately and efficiently for manufacture.

Able to specify proper tolerances to achieve desired components fits.

Proficient with SolidWorks 3D CAD.

Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Able to work with minimal supervision and guidance.

Able to work effectively both individually and with a team.

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