Mechanical Design Engineer

Zelienople, PA

Job ID: Req-3644 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: Negotiable

A world class manufacturer and supplier of steel making technology is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer at their facility located north of Pittsburgh.



  • Draft and prepare drawings using AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, INVENTOR, and manual (on paper) drafting techniques.
  • Prepare and design drawings from concept sketches and marked-up drawings.
  • Create concept sketches from site visits or customer meetings.
  • Support Technical Sales Department including estimates, installations, field work, and other general technical support.
  • Manage engineering projects from drawing initiation through manufacture.
  • Provide commissioning support on first fill engineered solutions.
  • Provide field engineering support for troubleshooting and site studies.
  • Provide technical support for production.
  • Assist with design support related to alliance partner products.
  • Check and back-check drawings.
  • Maintain Engineering Department electronic and paper drawing files.
  • Revise marked-up drawings.
  • Create copies of drawings using Company copiers or PDF writer software.
  • Have extensive knowledge and responsibility for setting up BOMs, routings, and part numbers in the computer ERP system.
  • Assist in creating, entering, and maintaining all required ISO-related Engineering Department documentation.
  • Attend seminars and continuing education classes, and review technical publications to keep abreast in the state of the art.
  • Follow and comply with all corporate and Engineering Department guidelines, procedures, and rules.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Design or related field along with a minimum of 5 years of related engineering, drafting / design experience.
  • Design experience inside the steel industry is required
  • TIG, MIG, SMAW, and Flux-Core welding fundamentals training
  • Metal machining and Machine Shop measurement system fundamentals training
  • Training in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and ERP software skills.
  • Technical drawing and documentation reading and writing skills training
  • ISO quality control system training
  • EAF / BOF Process Experience is a Plus
  • Proficiency in using AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop and INVENTOR software to prepare drawings
  • Proficiency in using manual drafting tools to revise and prepare drawings
  • Ability to transform concept sketches and other supplied information into working drawings using AutoCAD software
  • Ability to use Solid Edge software to create 3-D models.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all Engineering Department and Plant personnel.
  • Ability to work in teams both inside and outside of the Engineering Dept.
  • Technical drawing and documentation viewing, reading, writing, and printing skills.
  • Basic understanding of TIG, MIG, SMAW, and Flux-Core welding techniques.
  • Basic understanding of metal machining and Machine Shop measurement systems (example: micrometers)
  • Basic understanding of metal foundry operations and procedures.
  • Understanding of ISO quality control system procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and ERP Software.
  • Ability to communicate directly with customers and vendors.
  • Some travel required, approximately 5-10%.

JH Technical Services

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