JR Automation Mechanical Engineer Level 4 in Holland, Michigan

Mechanical Engineer Level 4

JR Automation was founded in 1980, and has grown to become one of the leading global systems integrators and solutions providers for the industrial automation industry. With over 2,000 employees at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, we are looking ahead towards continued success and expansion while servicing multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more. JR designs and builds highly integrated manufacturing systems, including robotic welding, testing, dispensing, material handling, and assembly solutions. JR?s customer base includes the world?s leading automotive, life sciences, aerospace, electronics, and industrial manufacturers. With a keen focus on technological innovation and a strong dedication to their employees, customers, and community, JR Automation is poised to continue its path toward further strategic growth and expansion.


  • Monitor design timelines and delegate responsibilities to the design team.

  • Formally present to customers and employees within the organization.

  • Effectively communicate with internal and external vendors.

  • Develop and fully design equipment, layouts, and subassemblies.

  • Ensure that equipment is designed to customer and/or JR Automation build specifications using standard techniques and approach.

  • Expected to manage several on-going projects concurrently; including people, travel, customer interactions, etc.

  • Take project assignment and direction from Mechanical Engineering Managers.

Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Engineering or 5+ years? mechanical design experience preferably in the automation industry.

  • Proven experience putting together comprehensive design packages.

  • 5+ years working experience with 3D CAD software, Pro-E/Creo preferred.

  • 1+ years of experience leading small teams of other designers/engineers.

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit program that reflects JR?s high regard for our employees.