Mechanical Design Engineer



Advert ID



San Antonio

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD100600.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Northern California Engineering - (USA) 3101 Zinfandel Drive Suite 240 CA Rancho Cordova , CA 95670



Job Description

Job summary:

Applying strong fundamental mechanical design and engineering principles, assuring complete design and procurement of manufacturing equipment. Fiber Glass Machine Design position focuses on mechanical design of one-off equipment designs including CNC winders, electrical, hydraulic, and other driven equipment. Design, build, installation/startup and troubleshooting equipment is required. Solidworks and AutoCAD proficiency required. Automation, PLC, Hydraulics, etc. skill sets a plus.


* Work with product design engineering on technical specifications that will best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

* Prototype new processes and/or new equipment for manufacturing of products.

* Transcribe performance requirements for product process, equipment development or engineering projects.

* Study industrial processes to maximize the efficiency of equipment applications, including equipment placement.

* Recommend process and equipment improvements incorporating latest technologies.

* Collaborate with electrical engineer and manage specifications for automation of equipment.

* Support product development by developing, verifying, and implementing product process and manufacturing solutions to satisfy a variety of market requirements.

* Design test equipment and/or develop procedures for testing products.

* Collaborate with vendors to source components of design and fabrication, machining, and assembly of equipment.

* Prepare technical packages for tenders and organize the technical tender documents.

* Estimate costs or submit bids for engineering, construction, or installation projects.

* Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, or repair of machines or equipment ensuring they are installed and functioning according to specifications.

* Budget, monitor, and report cost and schedule of equipment and projects.

* Contribute in lab prototyping and manufacturing environments as needed.

* Investigate equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and recommend remedial actions or design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

* Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.

* Other duties as assigned


* Bachelor?s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline required.

* Position is onsite located in San Antonio, TX.

* Master?s degree level in Mechanical Engineering preferred.

* 5 or more years work experience in equipment design field.

* Experience in field of composite manufacturing is a plus.

* Projects may require evening and weekend work attendance.

* Strong Mechanical Aptitude.

* Ability to interpret data and provide recommendations based on findings.

* Available for overnight and international Travel required.

* Exposure/experience working with shop fabrication and machining.

* Exposure to and familiarity with hydraulic design.

* Exposure to and familiarity with equipment automation.

* Design for manufacturing.