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  • Mechanical Design Engineer

    Posted: 12/30/2022

    How would you contribute?  As a Mechanical Design Engineer you are responsible for the design, develop or enhance proprietary and specialized tooling, product and equipment for the company. Determine and establish specifications utilizing engineering calculations and layouts and apply this to design work. Work closely with internal team and external vendors to determine engineering and design needs.
    Essential Duties:

    • Design plastic injection mold components for rigid plastics manufacturing using design software.
    • Update, maintain and manage design files.
    • Review and evaluate mold designs for error and enhancement, make design revisions as needed.
    • Test product and new molded production design, apply product review validation, and revise if needed.
    • Assist teams with troubleshooting for design, mechanical and machining errors.
    • Lead and support special project teams in support of new product and tooling development from initial design to the final approval for production.
    • Follow all safety processes and procedures.
    • Report food safety issues to management.
    Do you have what it takes?  Airlite Plastics is a versatile employer; complacency is not one of our strengths! We work hard each day to ensure that equipment efficiency and customer satisfaction never leave our line of site. Successful candidates for the role will possess the following:
    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering is required.
    • Previous experience in manufacturing is preferred.
    • Previous experience using design software such as CAD is required.
    • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to apply mathematical concepts and use complex formulas.
    • Ability to apply technical knowledge to process and communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
    • Superior organizational skills and the ability to assemble resources needed to orchestrate multiple projects/activities and accomplish goals.
    • Ability to apply creative thinking to complex design needs.
    • Capability to solve complex problems utilizing technical and critical thinking skills. · Ability to adapt in a changing environment with a personal sense of accountability.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build partnerships and influence others to action; tactful in dealing with people at all levels
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
    • Maintain the utmost level of confidentiality in dealing with sensitive or proprietary information.
    • Knowledge of GMP’s.
    • Upholds and supports organizational goals, values and quality standards.
    Our Core Values Drive Us!
    • Do you conduct yourself with unquestionable integrity?
    • Do you demonstrate respect and appreciation for those around you?
    • Are you innovative and strive to challenge the status quo?
    • Do you strive for continuous improvement and to deliver the “wow” factor?
    • Do you care about environmentally sustainable solutions?
    • Do you take meaning and pride in a job well done?
    What’s in it for you?  As a Full Time employee, you will be eligible for the following benefits:
    • Hiring BONUS – ($1000)
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Company paid short term disability
    • Generous 401k match
    • Generous Time Off

    Position Type: Full-time


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