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JR Automation Senior Mechanical Engineer in Stevensville, Michigan

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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 Automation designs and builds highly integrated manufacturing systems, including robotic welding, testing, dispensing, material handling, and assembly solutions. JR Automation?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.

At JR Automation, our Mechanical Engineering team never designs the same machine twice. Teams are made of talented engineers who enjoy thinking outside the box with their team to solve practical problems with no standard solution. The projects we work on offer diverse experiences that strengthen and challenge individual and team skills, resulting in innovative solutions. We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking, and a general love for learning. Sound good? Come think, solve, and create with us!

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer, Level 3

  • Reports to: Mechanical Engineering Manager

  • Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • 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 and 3+ years? mechanical design experience. Or, an Associates Degree (Preferably Mechanical Engineering) and 5+ years? design experience.

  • Proven experience putting together comprehensive design packages.

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

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.