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Senior Mechanical Engineer-Arlington Heights, IL

Post Date: 12/13/2019

Req. Number: 77587

City: Arlington Heights

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60004


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work in the Arlington Heights area.


  • To design and implement process driven, innovative automation system solutions and equipment design
  • Perform process evaluations, feasibility studies and proposal support prior to the release of quotations.
  • Design and implement systems using Solidworks 3-Dimensional design software.
  • Perform project execution upon receipt of order.
  • Create system design documentation.
  • Assist with equipment selection and specification.
  • Provide technical expertise and assurance to customers during sales appointments with sales personnel.
  • Work closely with purchasing, controls engineering, robot programming and the project management team to ensure the automation system design is completed in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with build team to ensure accuracy of system design documentation


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
  • At least 10 years’ experience of industrial project engineering experience involving automation applications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with managing outside vendors for component development
  • Knowledgeable in manufacturing environment
  • SolidWorks Experience: Expert level (3+ years)
    • Extensive sheet metal module experience (SolidWorks); 
  • Ability to write operation and installation manuals, production assembly and testing/QC sheets and sales drawings
  • BOM Expert: Creating, maintaining and updating
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel as well as Windows operating system
  • ISO, Navision or some ERP experience helpful
  • ACAD experience a plus.
  • Should have working knowledge of National Electric Codes, NPFA 33 and related guidelines, and industry practices.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to perform while in a sitting position at a desk, table, lab workbench or computer workstation.

An estimated 25% of the day could be spent in walking and standing to facilitate communication with other areas of the company for development purposes

$40-50 per hour 40-45 hours per week 7-3:30 pm M-F standard hours

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