Mechanicals Engineer (m/f)

General Summary

  • Design machines and machine components at a professional level from customer specifications or concepts, developing layout, assembly, and detail drawings.
  • Develop necessary parts lists and bills of materials.
  • Check assembly processes and adjust finished machines to ensure proper operation, if needed.
  • Work directly with the customer in design and development of a desired product concept.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform highly skilled design from general instructions in written or narrative form.
  • Accept specifications or product concepts and develop conceptual perspectives of machines or component parts.
  • Reduce initial concept to layout assembly and detailed drawings.
  • Utilize the services of other Engineers and Assistants, as necessary.
  • Work with Manager of Mechanical Engineering, other staff Engineers, Draft Persons, and customers to assure development of machine modification.
  • May be charged with lead or supervisory role in a team assignment.
  • Select and requisition necessary parts for project.
  • Follow project through assembly process, verifying accuracy of manufacture.
  • Make final adjustments to machine to ensure proper operation.
  • Aid in machine accepting testing by customers.



  • Basic computer skills
  • Data entry
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Familiarity with material specifications (ANSI) a plus
  • Knowledge of electro mechanical devices (motors, switches, etc.)
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Engineering degree
  • Two years or more mechanical design experience
  • Experience with servo, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
  • CAD Solid Edge preferred
  • Exposure to metals machining environment
  • Machinist experience a plus

Email or fax resumé or application. No phone calls, please.
American Hofmann Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.