Design Engineer

Dekalb, IL 60115

Posted: 05/15/2023 Industry: Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Job Number: 2045 Experience: 5 years or greater

Job Description

Established firm looking for an experience Design Engineer with experience across a variety of manufacturing methods such as metal fabrication, injection molding, etc.  The Design Engineer will


  • Utilize understanding of mechanical fits, finishes, and manufacturing tolerances for standard manufacturing processes like molding, casting, machining, and fabrication to create effective professional detail prints and schematics using AutoCAD from basic new product concepts or reverse engineering so that not only vendors understand finished drawings but other engineers can also understand the part development and maintain drawings


  • Effective value engineering design for lower volume production of originally higher volume OEM parts.
  • Hands on metrology expertise including for tolerances of form, material hardness, and gage accuracy
  • Working knowledge and effective use of Excel to create and maintain aggregated product family databases and price lists




Job Requirements

Must have a minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering and 5+ years of experience in product design using one or more of these manufacturing methods.  A naturally curious person who loves to work on a diversity of projects and figur\\e out how stuff works!

Meet Your Recruiter

Kimberly McClain
Section Manager, Chemical Sales and Marketing Recruitment

I specialize in placing people with backgrounds in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development with Industrial Chemical and Materials companies throughout the U.S. I place people in roles ranging from early career through VP and specialize in positions in Polymers, Coatings, Adhesives, Specialty Chemicals, Personal Care, Oilfield, Water Treatment, and Composites, to name a few. Our focus at CPS is very specific and our knowledge of the industry very deep from over forty years of working in our markets.

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