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Mechanical Design Engineer Consumer Electronics

Location : Northwest Suburbs of Chicago
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : BS
Travel : Yes
Relocation : Yes

Job Description :

Mechanical Design Engineer – Consumer Electronics


Our client, a leading-edge designer and distributor of consumer electronics located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their internal Design Team. The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for driving product design that integrates innovation into products to meet customers’ specifications and needs. This role includes a variety of functions including product, packaging, and industrial design. The designs will involve a variety of materials including plastics and metals (primarily Aluminum), and a variety of production methods including extruding, casting, and injection and rotational molding. The role requires excellent experience with Surfacing of materials.  The Mechanical Design Engineer will need to conceptualize into their design the manufacturing and assembly necessary to complete and deliver products to the end-client.  In return, our client offers a great culture that rewards an entrepreneurial spirit. This role is a great fit for a person that thrives in a fast-paced environment, who is self-driven, can think out of the box, and does not like to be boxed-in or micro-managed.  

Required Qualifications :

  5+ years of consumer electronics product design experience.

•  Experience working with the design and manufacturing of aluminum and plastic parts for consumer electronics products, with strong Surfacing experience.

•  Ability to conceptualize innovative ideas and incorporate them into functional designs.

•  Advanced SOLIDWORKS 3D Solid Modeling experience.

•  Intermediate SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling experience.

•  Experience using Project Management software to keep projects on time and within budget in a fast-paced environment ( Asana Software experience is a Plus ).

•  Superior communication skills.

•  Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and InDesign is a plus.

•  Basic Industrial design experience is a plus.

•  Openness to occasionally travel and the willingness to attend trade shows several times annually.

•  BS degree in Mechanical Design Engineering or 5 years of related experience.

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