Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Portsmouth, NH
  • This position has been filled

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Mechanical Engineer

An automation company specializing in custom automation machinery is looking for a design engineer.

The individual we are seeking must enjoy handling multiple projects, in different phases, at the same time. The company needs a hands-on, aggressive individual that is self-motivated. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to experience a multitude of different industries and experiences in a growing and dynamically explosive field.


Design clean-sheet automation systems from concept through production.

  • Translate Customer’s Requirement into Design Specification, Evaluate Design Feasibility and Provide Technical Expertise to Meet Customer’s Request
  • Create Innovative Design Solutions, using SolidWorks
  • Keep Designs Simple and Cost-Effective
  • Perform Design Reviews with Customer
  • Create Detailed Drawings of Fabricated Parts (Material Selection, Finishes, Quantity, Etc).
  • Create and Review Detailed Bill of Materials for Accuracy (Quantities, Part #’s, Etc.)
  • Alert Purchasing of Long-Lead Items
  • Manage Design Projects
  • Update and Revise Drawings As Required
  • Identify Potential Recognize High-Risk Areas During Initial Quoting Process
  • Provide Support to Operations During Build, Test & Evaluation
  • Stay Up to Date with Leading Edge Technology
  • Assist with Sales Calls
  • Participate in Design Schedule Development and Internal Review Meetings


  • 6-10 Years Experience in Turnkey Automation Preferred
  • Knowledge in Properties of Materials and Mechanical Properties of Materials
  • Knowledge in Mechanical Hardware and Components
  • Good Knowledge of Layout, Machining, & Assembly
  • Excellent Project Management and Analytical Skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc)
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Must have Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Must be Responsible, Self-Driven, Self-Motivated, and Able to Work Independently


  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Design Preferred
  • Equivalent Experience