Position:    Mechanical Design Engineer
Shift:             1st Shift
Location:    The Specialty Mfg. Co. – White Bear Lake, MN

Position Description:

  • Provide engineering expertise on assigned projects. Manages development activities, functions as a team leader and engineer on assigned products.
  • Activities relate to development of product designs that meet end user needs and quality expectations (function, cost, timing, reliability & safety).
  • Develops products and product requirements.
  • Assist with technical capabilities to produce and maintain products.
  • Exempt position that reports directly to Director of Engineering.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage product design projects, using technical abilities, to generate products that are highly reliable, manufacturable and marketable, on a timely basis per planned schedules.
  • Prepares engineering documentation and is responsible for the effectiveness and accuracy of drawing, bills of materials, and other written & verbal communication to specify product requirements.
  • Creates and revises product designs & drawings using CAD tools.
  • Develops, with Director of Engineering, priorities, plans and schedules for timely execution of projects.
  • Coordinates multiple design assignments according to appropriate priority
  • Maintains an awareness of Company products, technical innovations and processes, constantly improving ability and knowledge of engineering and scientific developments.
  • Completes and documents design analysis to validate designs
  • Maintains effective communication and effective working relationships with fellow employees.
  • Any other duties reasonably similar and related as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science in engineering preferably Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.


  • Three to ten years of experience as Design or Project engineer in manufacturing organization.
  • Understanding basic design principles (machine design, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and economics).
  • Thorough understanding of design drawings, including GD&T.
  • Understanding SPC, DOE and FMEA.
  • Effective utilization of Solid Works, Microsoft Excel & Word, MRP and software tools.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills.

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Print a copy of our application by clicking here. You may email the completed application as an attachment to [email protected] or fax to 651-846-5254.

Interested candidates may also email their resume to [email protected] (only .doc, .pdf or .txt formats will be accepted). Your information will be submitted to The Specialty Mfg. Co. Human Resources Department for review. Applications and resumes will be retained for one year. The Specialty Mfg. Co. is fully committed to the concept and equal practice of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in all aspects of employment. The Specialty Mfg. Co. considers all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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