Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Mounds View, Minnesota


Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer for Solid Design Solutions based in Mounds View, Minnesota. The successful candidate will engage as a member of a highly technical and energized development team, performing and leading mechanical engineering design and development.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Designing & documenting automated assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Mechanical design of industrial and consumer products.
  • Selection of materials, fabrication process & finishing.
  • Selection of purchased components for integration.
  • Selecting & ordering enclosure housing interface components.
  • Working with injection mold, metal, and automation fabricators / suppliers.
  • Creation, revising, and reviewing mechanical drawings.
  • Rapid model procurement.
  • First article inspection & associated reports.
  • Creating engineering proposals for future customers and projects.



  • BS degree w/5-10 years of experience.
  • MS degree w/3-7 years of experience.
  • Highly self-motivated, can work alone with little or no supervision.
  • Good communication and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and understand product specifications.
  • Ability to document discrepancies with detail and accuracy.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, able to work effectively both independently and in teams.



  • SolidWorks 3D Model CAD design programs.
  • Injection Molding design.
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication.
  • BOM structure and creation.
  • Automation design.


Experience with the following considered a plus:

  • Insert Molding, second-shot molding, over-molding, and in-press decorating.
  • Metal Stampings.
  • Wire Forming.
  • Web Handling.
  • Die Cutting.
  • Robotic design.
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Mechanical stack-up analysis / Statistical tolerance analysis.
  • Exposure to Industrial Design.
  • Experience using machine shop equipment.

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