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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Saint Paul, MN 55120

Position purpose: To provide technical support to the development of profitable new products and improvement of existing products.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Proficient at creating models and detailed layouts of complex parts and assemblies in preparation for manufacturing.
  • Participates in the research, evaluation, design, development, promotion, and testing of new and existing products.
  • Process engineering change orders, from research to completion.
  • Manage CAD files, drawings and other related design information.
  • Write test requests, assist in testing, evaluate results, and write formal test reports.
  • Work closely with manufacturing, vendors, and customers to solve design issues.
  • Manage multiple design projects concurrently.
  • Help analyze and evaluate competitor’s products.
  • Assist in other design related projects as needed.
  • Supports Marketing and Sales team by meeting agreed upon performance, cost and schedule goals.
  • Provides customer support as requested.
  • Ensures technical accuracy of product literature.
  • Performs evaluation and analysis of competitor’s products.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Position requirements:

  • Associates degree in mechanical engineering technology, or closely related degree, from an ABET accredited school.
  • 2 – 5 years minimum experience in the engineering technology field with a focus on product design and development.
  • Extensive CAD design knowledge and skills, utilizing Solidworks design software.
  • Excellent math, algebra, geometry skills/experience.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Self directed with ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously with a proven record of taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Working knowledge of fluid mechanics, stress analysis, power transmissions, and geometric tolerancing.

Position desired qualifications:

  • 2 – 5 years minimum experience with pumps and valves or related fluid power product development.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Registered certified Solidworks Associate and/or Professional.
  • 2000+ hours minimum design time with Solidworks
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.