Mechanical Engineer

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Nov 18, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Mechanical Engineer Opportunity!

One of my best clients is an employee owned and operated manufacturer, searching for a Mechanical Engineer to join their team. The company is a leader in their respective market and committed to providing excellence and a family-friendly culture.

Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Read blueprints, computer-generated reports, or technical drawings.
  • Must be an adaptable and detail oriented, problem solver with excellent software skills who enjoys new challenges every day.
  • Responsible for the development of engineering instructions using manufacturing engineering practices.
  • Participate in concurrent engineering design reviews.
  • Evaluate and approve drawings, routings, specs, and other documents.
  • Design, develop, and test models to assess feasibility, performance, and sustainability.
  • Design and procure tools/equipment.
  • Develop production assembly solutions that ensure product quality and customer satisfaction are consistently exceeded.
  • Evaluate and solve production problems. Provide technical feedback/customer service.
  • Train assemblers or conduct training to introduce new processes.
  • Prepare/manufacture prototypes as required utilizing the principles of concurrent engineering.
  • Evaluate prototypes for energy performance and recommend design modifications.
  • Experience with process planning, scheduling and the justification of equipment and tooling is important.
  • Must have a metrics-driven continuous improvement mindset.
  • Evaluate facility mechanical designs - heating, cooling, ventilation - and recommend solutions to improve energy efficiency.
  • Must excel working in a team environment as well as thrive as an individual contributor with minimal supervision.

Mechanical Engineer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering or related fields is required.
  • 3-5 years' experience required.
  • Ability to work fluently with Microsoft Office and MRP Systems is required.
  • Excellent time management, problem prevention and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in metal fabrication is required.
  • Must be a goal-driven and team-oriented engineer ready to contribute meaningful and measurable continuous improvement strategies to manufacturing systems and processes.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Computer-Aided Design, Stress Analysis is highly preferred

Please submit a resume for consideration. If you would like to learn more about manufacturing opportunities from technician to C-Level, contact Don Alspaugh with gpac. Resumes and interests can be confidentially sent to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.