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Northern Star Industries MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER in Iron Mountain, Michigan

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design of innovative and customized product solutions. This position requires a high degree of analytical thinking, organizational skills, and a broad range of engineering skills. The successful applicant must have an aptitude for developing and executing creative and innovative ideas.

  • Develop new product solutions and perform product improvement reviews on existing products with the intent of improving manufacturability and performance

  • Specify and perform design verification testing, documentation and reporting

  • Provide aid in product release including administering ECN’s

  • Support estimating efforts by reviewing customer technical specifications and providing the appropriate feedback to ensure the best technical solution is offered to the customer

  • Lead trial and prototyping efforts to help validate new ideas

  • Engage in Rapid Improvement (Kaizen) activities

  • Design and program building frames using FrameCAD software

  • Lead problem solving efforts in the office and plant

  • Work with the Product Development team to coordinate and deploy new processes and products

  • Review drawings, assemblies and BOMs to ensure applicable industry and company standards are adhered to

  • Answer technical questions regarding current and future products


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Minimum of 3 years manufacturing and fabrication experience


  • Proficient using solid modeling software (Creo preferred), 2D AutoCAD and MS Office Suite

  • Experience using finite element analysis software is preferred

  • Knowledgeable in Engineering Mechanics, Strengths of Materials, Welding and other manufacturing processes

  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing

  • Must be a team player, creative, and have strong hands on mechanical knowledge

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time

ID: 2019-1346

External Company Name: Systems Control

External Company URL: https://www.systemscontrol.com/

Telecommute: No