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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

Alexander & Associates is a state of the art technical design firm dedicated to serving today's fast paced, ever-changing industrial engineering community. We have an established record of design expertise, schedule control, and cost containment with a commitment to total quality control on a global basis. Since 1943, Alexander & Associates has consistently achieved excellent results across a broad segment of the manufacturing machine industry. Our primary areas of engineering and design expertise are mechanical, power & controls, project management, and information systems.

It is our goal to achieve a long term working relationship with our clients. In this way, our staff can become thoroughly familiar with our client's technical needs and procedures, increasing the efficiency of design execution. Alexander & Associates can then serve as a readily available resource on an on-going basis.

Alexander & Associates is actively seeking talented, enthusiastic Mechanical  Design Engineers with  to join our staff of technically oriented personnel who enjoy a fast paced, problem solving environment. We offer full benefits and the opportunity to experience career and personal growth.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Take designer’s layout and create 2D draft files of all parts to be able to manufacture details
  • Utilizes a fundamental understanding of dimensioning parts
  • Generates a tree diagram
  • Functionally can use different views and sections in a drawing
  • Generates Bill of Material (BOM) for the assembly drawing
  • Prints drawings and assembles print books in order
  • Use and manipulate file types used to manage a design package.  Ex: JT, PDF, DXF
  • Ability to use 3D software effectively
  • Effectively executes appropriate turnover procedures
  • Effectively utilize and apply geometric dimension and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Can guide/lead/support Mechanical Detailer’s and check work
  • Calculates stress/load/deflection, can write machine component specifications, size drives, calculate speed and horsepower
  • Performs detail design for machine components
  • Adheres to the A&A QA System
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



  • Proven ability to work independently toward assigned goals and objectives
  • Interpersonal skills and a commitment to customer service.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 



Education and/or Experience:


  • Associates degree (A.S.) from College or University
  • Or three to ten years related experience and or training
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Drafting and/or engineering education/experience required


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Manufacturing
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience 1 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing, Industrial
Required Travel Up to 25%
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Mechanical Design Engineer

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