Principal Mechanical Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA

Industry: Engineering Job Number: Req-4302 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

A growing design services company, located in Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer.


  • Research, assemble, and create presentations, and other materials for client meetings
  • Manage projects and clients with little oversight
  • Produce 3D CAD (SolidWorks) models and production drawings, sketches, simulations, mechanical analyses, mechanical designs, and BOMs.
  • Manage and conduct prototype builds internally and externally with 3rd party vendors
  • Source materials, production techniques and vendors, identify relevant new technologies
  • Refine designs for manufacture, obtain project costing and manage the development of collateral as required (packaging, accessories, etc.)
  • Assist in Proposal drafting, track project progress, and keep Company Partners apprised of progress vs. estimates
  • Work independently as needed completing assigned tasks and projects as well as work in collaboration with the other Designers and Engineers
  • Mentor other junior staff members on engineering and production principles
  • Travel for trade shows, client meetings, research, and professional conferences as necessary (approximately 10%)

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of related mechanical design and engineering experience
  • Must have project management experience
  • Experience with new product and packaging design, and launching products to market
  • Strong understanding of prototype fabrication
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, SolidWorks and MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work with Industrial Designers and Engineers of various disciplines
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm (flexible)

Meet Your Recruiter

Dustin Henry
Account/Recruiting Manager

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