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Lead Project/Mechanical Engineer

Job Description:

An experienced mechanical machine design engineer with experience in designing medium- to large-scale automated machinery and support equipment for global plastics markets.  The company manufactures only proprietary products.  The candidate will work with a team of designers and will need to be a hands-on lead designer. Tasks include creating new machine designs, supporting existing designs, generating assembly and detail drawings, sizing and selecting components, creating Bills of Materials using 3-D design software.   Ideal candidates will also have knowledge in the following:

  • Designing complete industrial machines and equipment systems from cradle to grave.
  • Performing structural load and stress calculations for new and existing designs.
  • Sizing mechanical power train components like gearboxes, motors, bearings, etc for new and improved applications.
  • 3-D mechanical design software packages. Solid Works is a plus.
  • Visual Manufacturing software.

 This position will be responsible for:

  • Designing new products.
  • Improving existing products through VAVE efforts to reduce overall cost and improve performance.
  • Providing technical leadership and engineering support within the department and throughout the company.
  • Acting as liaison between engineering department and factory floor.
  • Coordinating mechanical design requirements with electrical engineers and software engineers
  • Being technical support to customers as required. 
  • Supporting to the Sales Department in creating concept drawings to customers for new applications.
  • Working closely with vendors in the selection of components and equipment.

Other Requirements:

  • Degreed Mechanical Engineer (BS or MS)
  • Excellent communication skills; perhaps some group lead experience
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Job requires infrequent travel

Job Classification:

Salaried full-time, permanent position

Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits that include paid vacation, 401K plan, medical, life and disability insurance.  


Please submit resume in .pdf format via email to sales@ferryindustries.com with the job title in the subject line
or by mail to:
Attn. Human Resources Department
4445 Allen Road
Stow, OH 44224


4445 Allen Road, Stow, Ohio 44224-1093 USA
Phone: 330.920.9200
Fax: 330.920.4200

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