Mechanical Engineer - New Product Development

Virginia, US
Posted 2 weeks ago by FPC East Seattle

Job Description

The Mechanical Engineer researches, develops, designs and tests mechanical components and systems for use in off-road mobile equipment.


  • Specifies mechanical system, and/or engine system components, or directs modification of components to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Confers with Engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Develops and oversees installation, testing, and maintenance procedures to ensure that mechanical system, and/or engine system components are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Reads and interprets maintenance and operators manuals, blueprints, technical drawings, hydraulic schematics, pressure traces, and computer-generated reports.
  • Investigates equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Assists Design Drafters in developing the mechanical design of products using drafting tools or Computer-Assisted Design (CAD) or drafting equipment and software.
  • Works with suppliers to obtain component information and establish component specifications.
  • Specifies type and size of equipment such as bearings, gear drives, engines, radiators, and air/hydraulic/fuel piping.


  • The ideal candidate has a Bachelors degree (BSME/MET) with at least 5-10+ years mechanical engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience and can apply the following KSAs in the performance of the essential job duties:
  • Component identification
  • Machine design and weld design principles including fatigue analysis of large steel structures and components (bearings, pins, shafts)
  • General understanding of hydraulic and electric schematics
  • Preferred Additional Requirements:
    • Creo (Pro-E)
    • Creo Simulate (Pro-E Mechanica)
    • AutoCAD (desired but not a requirement)
    • Is expected to travel nationally and internationally up to 20% to customer or supplier sites
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license and passport

Only U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. Company does not provide sponsorship. Excellent benefits including 100% on the 401K matching & PTO. Relocation for out-of-area candidates. All inquiries on a confidential basis.

Recruiters Details

Virginia, US
Job number:
Daniel Y. Chin
East Seattle
Posted At:
2 weeks ago
Job Function:
Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Heavy Equipment, Industrial Equipment
BS, Technical Degree