Senior Mechanical Engineer

Available Position(s):

Senior Mechanical Engineer (1 vacancy)

Employment Type:Full Time
Compensation:Salary Based on Experience, full benefits
Location: Portland, CT
Industry:Packaging Equipment/Machinery for Food & Beverages Industries
Travel:Over 90% across North America (US, Canada and Mexico) and occasional international travel. (Travel time is paid in full)

Our company develops high speed packaging machinery for the consumer product industries. We offer the unique opportunity for engineers to create solutions and see the results of their work in operation within a few months. We work in a fast paced, exciting environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • A high level position in the Engineering Department. May oversee the entire design process or serve as a technical expert. May assist in project management. Generally has significant client contact and will supervise engineers and subordinate staff.
  • Adherence to budget and schedule constraints.
  • Design, develop and support high speed packaging automation machinery for the food and beverage industry.
  • Creatively solve application problems to enable customer's products to run efficiently on Standard-Knapp automation solutions.
  • Use solid modeling to create new and modified design solutions. Estimate the costs of design solutions.
  • Work closely with Standard-Knapp manufacturing and purchasing to implement the solutions during the machine build and testing process.
  • Work with customers to insure that any problems are quickly corrected.


Optimum Position Requirements:

  • BSME
  • 5 to 10 years mechanical design experience.
  • 2 to 5 years in a leadership role in an Engineering environment
  • Strong computer skills (Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, and Avante MRP experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of GD&T, Fixturing, Tolerance Stack-ups
  • Knowledge of machine shop practices a plus
  • Up to 20% travel may be required
  • Job Type: Full-time

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