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Mechanical Designer

Orange County Metro Area, CA

Posted: 08/13/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -082019-25432

Mechanical Designer

Biotech Industry

Irvine, CA


  • Design custom machinery in 3D
  • Create 2D drawing packages, bill of materials, and machine manuals
  • Assist engineers and technicians with design, documentation, training, and use of equipment.
  • Design automation for a variety of products and assemblies using knowledge of electronic controls, pneumatic actuators, mechanical systems, and operator interfaces.
  • Design and document automation concepts/specifications or make improvements to existing products with input from a number of sources (i.e., manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, marketing, etc.).
  • Have knowledge of mechanical components such as servo and stepper motors, linear stages, actuators and controllers.
  • Understand and be able to read circuit schematics and circuit/wiring diagrams.
  • Understand electrical safety, working with both DC and AC voltages.
  • Guide the design to document effort in creating models and production drawings.
  • Evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability.
  • Set, implement and maintain schedules to ensure project completion.
  • Review initial run of the automation for design compliance and makes appropriate changes to ensure product compliance.
  • Follow the product and makes requested automation changes and corrections throughout the life of the product.
  • Provide technical support by providing information and answers to other engineers, departments and customers.
  • Work with vendors to specify required components and enter them into CAD and drawings.
  • Develop BOMs and submit to document control (Windchill)
  • Balance several on-going projects at once while meeting deadlines
  • Help support manufacturing, bringing your design to life
  • Assist and/or supervise installation of equipment
  • Possess organizational skills, maintain a neat and organized work environment, keep accurate records, maintain design logbook as required.
  • Be capable in writing and executing installation qualification, operational qualification, and process qualification protocols and reports.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and over time on an as-needed basis


  • Experience with machine design, material handling, robotics, and automated equipment is required
  • Experience with Universal Robots a plus
  • Must be fluent in SolidWorks, Word, Excel, and Email
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience

Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering required

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