Mechanical Designer / Drafter (AutoCAD & Inventor)

ISI, Inc. - York, PA (30+ days ago)

ISI designs, builds, installs and services material handling and conveyor systems and food and beverage production lines for some of the biggest companies in the world. We also have a custom metal fabrication shop.

ISI is seeking an experienced, highly proficient Mechanical Designer with current AutoCAD and AutoDesk Inventor skills, substantial fabrication design experience, and substantial conveyor and production line design experience.

This position involves design in the following areas (and more):

  • Food and beverage production lines
  • Conveyor systems and components
  • Machinery
  • Sheet metal
  • Stairs
  • Platforms & mezzanines
  • Ladders
  • Pipe installation

ISI is seeking candidates with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent solid modeling skills (AutoDesk Inventor strongly preferred)
  • Excellent design/drafting skills in AutoCAD 2010 or later
  • Machine design experience
  • Conveyor design experience is very helpful
  • Plant layout experience is helpful
  • Strong knowledge of fabrication principles and processes, including substantial sheet metal experience and understanding of weldments and bends
  • Project management experience is helpful
  • Ability to invite and accept constructive feedback
  • Ability to develop design drawings based on clients' standards and specifications
  • Ability to program for a waterjet is a plus
  • Experience in the food and beverage industry is a very big plus
  • Experience in the package handling industry is a very big plus
  • Ability to complete drawings accurately and quickly
  • Ability to interact with shop frequently and consistently to obtain ideas, ensure quality and correct errors

ISI is located just north of York, PA. Fishing, boating, hunting, hiking and camping opportunities are all located nearby. We are an easy day trip from Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC.

We strongly prefer local candidates. No relocation assistance is available (though this may be negotiable). We are unable to sponsor visas.

We offer competitive pay ($63K-$70K/year or more, depending on experience and education), health, dental and vision benefits and a 401(k).

To apply, click "Apply Now" and follow the instructions, or send your resume to:

Human Resources
ISI, Inc.
290 Emig Rd.
P.O. Box 436
Emigsville, PA 17318
Fax: (717) 767-1705


A relevant associates degree is required. 5 years of experience is required. Machinery/equipment design experience is essential. Experience in food and beverage equipment design and layout is preferred. Experience with conveyor systems is very strongly preferred.

All candidates must pass a background check.

A design/drafting test is required. During this test, you will use AutoCAD and Inventor to design industrial stairs, per real-world specifications that ISI uses routinely.

ISI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $63,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Mechanical Design / Drafting: 5 years (Required)
  • AutoDesk Inventor: 3 years (Required)