Mechanical / Wisconsin

Sr Design Engineer Full Time

Immediate, direct hire opening for a Senior Design Engineer responsible for the support of product, manufacturing, and application engineering programs. This support includes design, prototype generation/coordination and laboratory testing up to production launch. Located in Northern part of Waukesha County.  Solidworks experience highly preferred.


  • Analyze engineering sketches, specifications, data, and/or drawings/models to determine design factors as well as tolerancing.
  • Designs for manufacturability
  • Lead design reviews.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications and drawing releases to ensure compliance with both internal and external specifications and standards.
  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs.
  • Controls drawings, models and other applicable documents.
  • Utilize and improve Company engineering tools with the goal of following a consistent process that results in a predictable result. Examples of tools include: Zero Gate, Risk Tool, FMEA, Control Plan, stack-up calculations, DFM, DVP&R, Process Validation and PPAP.
  • Responsible for utilizing Company processes such as Phase/Gate, Engineering Change Order process, and program reporting.
  • Supports sales staff by providing technical data for presentation to customers.
  • Researches and suggests different manufacturing processes.
  • Leads customer meetings.
  • Helps in training/mentoring Design Engineers



  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • 4-5 years related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Good mechanical aptitude, and working knowledge of different materials (metals, plastics, etc.), as well as coatings/finishes and hardware.
  • Good working knowledge of different manufacturing process capabilities; CNC, injection molding, welding, milling, etc.
  • Ability to support customer meetings and work directly with customers on design related tasks.
  • Ability to manage suppliers as they relate to prototype builds and associated changes/corrections
  • Ability to handle multiple activities to meet target dates
  • Experience in Root Cause analysis activities: FMEA’s, Flows, Control Plans, and other Quality activities.
  • Experience with DFMEA, PFMEA, DOE and other AIAG procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Solid Works or other 3D Modeling software

Preferred (but not required):

  • Working knowledge of Stage-Gate Process, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and SPC
  • Experience with Ansoft or other Magnetic FEA Software


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with generous company match
  • Company paid Disability Insurance and Term Life coverage
  • Paid Holidays and Time off
  • Paid Funeral, Jury Duty and Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Please forward your resume to:

Job 37814

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 1 week ago
  • Expiration date: September 2, 2022
  • Location: Waukesha, WI
  • Job Title: Sr Design Engineer
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