Design Engineer

November 30, 2015

Reports to: Design Engineering Manager

Job Type: Salary

Location: York, Pennsylvania USA


The role of the Design Engineer is responsible for mechanical design, development, and testing for parts and assemblies in automation machinery. The Design Engineer will work in a team environment with other designers, machine builders, project managers, and controls engineers.


Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Creates parts and assemblies for processes used on high-speed, precision automation machines with SOLIDWORKS
    • Review industry standards and customer manufacturing requirements
    • Research and test manufacturing methods, assembly methods, and materials to develop mechanical and electromechanical products
    • Coordinate with team members and end-users for product improvements
    • Coordinate design practices to reduce manufacturing costs
    • Ensure product designs meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements
    • Provide accurate engineering information related to assigned tasks and products
    • Develop and maintain effective professional relationships with team members, customers, and vendors
    • Maintain accurate technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, when appropriate; review professional publications; establish personal networks; participate in professional societies
    • Coordinate with team members as needed to  successfully accomplish projects and tasks
    • International and domestic travel may be required
    • Other duties as may be assigned


Skills & Related Experience:

    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering preferred
    • 5 years experience with mechanical design/drafting
    • Experience with precision automation machinery
    • Proficiency with SOLIDWORKS
    • Experience with international machine standards
    • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
    • Proficiency with M.S. Office



    • High School Diploma required
    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering preferred
    • Ability to work independently and manage / own multiple tasks comprehensively under tight deadlines
    • Key characteristics: self-motivated, energetic, and resilient



To apply for the Design Engineer position, please see the details in the CAREER INFO section.