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Mechanical Designer
Chanute, KS

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$50,000 - $65,000 / yr

TITLE:                        MECHANICAL DESIGNER / Machine Design


AREA:                       GARNETT, KS




SALARY:                   $85,000   


Do you want to learn Machine Design? We offer a complete line of spare parts for most of the industries plastic mixers, this firm has continuously worked to provide high quality service to most of the leading companies in various industries. We offer a complete line of spare parts for most of the industries mixers, mills and other machines.

This firm has recently had the opportunity to join a more global firm. We now have a family of sister companies all focused on offering numerous services to plants operating in most industries.


Summary of Position

 As a Mechanical Designer you will join our team and assist with the design and development of our Industrial machines & auxiliary equipment. This equipment includes but is not limited to: Hardware, Gears, Shafts, & Couplers Etc.

This position interfaces directly with other engineering personnel, shop staff, and non-engineering department personnel and management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Please note that the Essential Job Functions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.


  • Perform mechanical calculations to size and analyze mechanical systems.
  • The scope of these calculations includes Load, stress calculations for mechanical members and systems
  • Parts strength calculations
  • Preparation & creation of 3D models, 2D drawings, and internal order documentation for equipment release to our shop.
  • Preparation & creation of 3D models and drawings.
  • Work closely with shop staff to optimize the design of parts and equipment for manufacturing.
  • Troubleshoot, revise, and optimize existing parts and assemblies for continued improvements to products and procedures.
  • Provide technical support to internal customers.


  *Required Education:

 * Associate Degree in Mechanical Design or Equivalent experience

  *Required Skills: *

* At least 2+ years’ experience in mechanical engineering design

* Proficient in Solidworks or other 3D software

 * Good knowledge in MS-office applications (Excel, Word, Access)

 Desired skills:

* Ability to use Finite Element Analysis,

* Ability to read Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID).

* Familiarity with industrial equipment:

 * Familiarity with manufacturing processes, hands on experience is especially valuable.

* Knowledge of the basic operating principles of industrial equipment..

 * Knowledge of relevant codes; ASME etc.


If you feel you are qualified for this position and would like to be considered, send your resume in MS Word format as an attachment for immediate review.

Recruiter’s Comments:

This is a solid company and the products they make are essential to the clients they serve. This is a position that is difficult to duplicate in the current employment market and I expect the competition to be crisp. Take the next step.

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