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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Our customer, in Waukesha, WI needs a mechanical engineer to fill a contract position that should become permanent

  • Applies knowledge of engineering principles to design valves and process systems used for Direct Steam Injection equipment. Analyze, develop and test components to meet specified design criterion.
  • Utilize proprietary software as well as other engineering skills and knowledge to assure that Hydro-Thermal valves and systems meet design criterion and operating conditions.
  • Select components, assemblies and materials based on technical information from customer requirements and vendor offerings.
  • Perform design analysis including functional performance, contract specifications, mechanical and thermal requirements. Conduct design risk analyses during concept proposals and project reviews. Utilize Engineering design tools for product development and revision.
  • Provide technical leadership when needed to resolve field service issues. Ability to travel occasionally as needed.
  • Lead design teams for product enhancement, new product development or resolution of technical issues. Able to interface effectively with other departments, including service, manufacturing, sales and marketing.
  • Perform a variety of complicated tasks with minimal direction.
  • Supervise less-experienced Engineers and provide department direction.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications – BS Mechanical Engineering, Associate degree in Mechanical Design with extensive industry experience.
  • Desirable qualifications – MS Mechanical Engineering, PE Registration
  • Five to ten years of engineering experience. Familiar with a wide variety of engineering concepts, practices and procedures. Relies on sound judgment, experience and attention to detail to accomplish goals.
  • A high degree of creativity, leadership and initiative is expected.
  • Willingness and ability to provide direction for key Hydro-Thermal initiatives.
  • Capability in engineering design, fluid dynamics and heat transfer. Demonstrated ability in working with Engineering modeling/CAD programs and FEA, with preference for SolidWorks and AutoCad (2-D). Experience with ERP systems.
  • The ideal candidate would have experience designing Food and Beverage components, ASME Pressure vessel, piping codes and materials selection.
  • Practical experience with process control mechanisms and instrumentation, with the ability to read and interpret piping and instrumentation drawings.
  • Proficiency with PC and Windows Operating system, Microsoft Office Suite.


  • Detail oriented, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Enthusiastic, optimistic and willing to lead.
  • Ability to prioritize workload in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Devoted, hard working and takes ownership of issues to get the job done.
  • Team-oriented.

Please send your resume if this position interests you


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID BH-73
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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