Mechanical Product Development Engineer

Lake Zurich, Illinois company - Lake Zurich, IL (30+ days ago)

Food Equipment Manufacturer located in Lake Zurich, Illinois has an opening for a full time Mechanical Product Development Engineer.


  • Developing plastic and sheet metal components that demonstrate proper functionality and performance.
  • Collecting and researching data during development testing while providing regular performance feedback to further improve processes.
  • Apply unique design principles and creative innovations within manageable parameters.
  • Supporting the full product life cycle from inception through maturity.


BSME or equivalent of ten or more year of related experience and/or training.

Must demonstrate and appropriate analytical language, math, and reasoning abilities while incorporating knowledgeable computer skills of the following software programs:

  • Must be proficient with Creo/PRO-E 3-D Design.
  • Manufacturing processes including sheet metal fabrication, welding, injection molding of plastic parts and mechanical assembly.
  • Must take a hands-on approach and ownership in developing prototypes design in a NPD Lab environment and completing comprehensive performance test and evaluations.
  • Experience in the Food Service Equipment industry is preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Must be familiar with ERP system and Item master & BOM Product Structure data entry. GP Dynamics experience is preferred.
  • Should foster a positive and productive work environment and be motivated by both personal and Team accomplishments.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance / Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Company paid Vacation, Personal, and Holiday Package


Job Type: Full-time


  • Creo/PRO-E 3-D design: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Injection Molding of plastic parts: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Rate scale 1-10 (10 high): 4 years (Preferred)
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication: 4 years (Preferred)


  • Lake Zurich, IL (Preferred)