Mechanical Design Engineer

Application deadline:

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 7:21am


Automation International, Inc.


Amid the COVID-19 issues, we are still interviewing for a Mechanical Engineer.  Send your resume in and we will start with a phone interview.

Want to work in a stable environment and be busy?  Check us out.  We would like to talk to you if you have the experience required and the desire to work.

Job Summary and Qualifications:

  • Leads equipment design using customer defined specifications
  • Work with vendors and suppliers for component selection and integration into equipment design
  • Develop all layouts, details and schematics for equipment design
  • Use FEA's to calculate stresses and displacements of parts and assemblies under internal and external loads to optimize and validate equipment designs
  • Support the different areas in Manufacturing and Test/Service throughout the build process as needed
  • Support Sales as an information resource for RFQ's involving new technologies
  • Complete all necessary documentation manual development, i.e., assembly layouts, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics, spare parts list defined and vendor literature collected
  • Able to provide customer support at customer sites (traveling domestic and/or international)
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area
  • Participates in department meetings
  • Performs other tasks as assigned


  • 3+ years of experience as a Design Engineer with a strong background in industrial machinery/equipment
  • Experience in the metal forming industry along with hydraulics and pneumatics are highly desired
  • Must possess analytical/problem solving skills, knowledge of power transmissions, material selection, and design for manufacturability and design for assembly skills
  • Must be able to make strength calculations using the finite element method (FEA)
  • Proficiency with 2D/3D Design Software; AutoCAD required and Solid Works (a plus)
  • Generate and maintain engineering schedule for tasks; meet cost and schedule goals
  • Interface with Sales, Manufacturing Vendors and Customers
  • High integrity and a solid work ethic
  • Excellent PC skills and have proficiency using the MS Office product suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a Team Player, always willing to help out and take the initiative to get things done
  • Ability to work independently and successfully represent the Company

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday



Years of experience: 

  • 3 - 5 years



Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor's degree


We offer a full benefits package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance; Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401K and paid vacation and holidays. EEO