Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Phoenix, AZ

$80,000 - $120,000 Per Year


Join a company that is a leader in manufacturing innovative, high-tech, automated equipment. With over 35+ years in business, they continue to grow and have provided and support their equipment in 12 countries worldwide.

Industries served include Automotive Safety Devices, Semiconductor, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Mining, Food & Beverage, Solar, Commercial & Retail Products. Core competencies include advanced high-speed motion controls, precision component placement, precision custom metrology systems, machine vision, and robot & laser integration.

Reasons to work for this company:


  • Innovative Manufacturer of high-tech custom automated machinery with customers around the world in many industries

  • Employs 65 people with plenty of opportunities for career growth

  • Projects range from Lean equipment to large scale integrated control systems

  • Low travel

  • Competitive Salaries

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package and a 401K Match

  • Located in a convenient Phoenix suburb


Position summary:

The Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for creating, developing, and reviewing technical drawings and models for automated assembly and test equipment. The perfect candidate will work directly with Project Managers and Clients. Projects will range from lean equipment to large scale integrated systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical design, mechanical engineering or equivalent

  • A minimum of 10 years of mechanical design experience

  • Expert in SolidWorks 3D and associated Toolboxes

  • Ability to quickly grasp the functionality of complex assembly, test, and processing equipment

  • Ability to develop provide functional diagrams of the machine’s operation

  • Familiar with the design principles behind machined parts, precision tooling, weldments, sheet metal fabrications

  • Working knowledge of common machine shop techniques

  • Schedule oriented; able to make and achieve commitments

Desirable Additional Qualifications:

  • Past experience working as a machinist a plus; knowledge of manufacturing software a plus

  • Experience working within a PDM or EDM environment a plus

  • Experience working on an Agile or Scrum project team a plus

  • Engineering supervisory or management experience a plus

Essential Functions:

  • Create and support assembly-level and mechanical component 3D models for automation solutions

  • Develop, review, and manage technical drawings with a keen understanding of manufacturability

  • Specify, analyze, and design-in commercially available automation components such as robotics, laser systems, pneumatic automation, vision equipment, material handling, sensors, etc.

  • Work collaboratively with an engineering project team to meet client requirements and maximize client business value

  • Provides effective mentoring to support staff including formatters and engineering assistants

  • Assist machinists, toolmakers, fabricators, machine builder, integrators and expeditors in production processes, debug, integration and commissioning