Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

If you love the idea of leading a design team to manufacture creative equipment solutions to address client challenges, consider a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer position with Viking Masek! Strong multi-tasking, analytical, and interpersonal relations skills coupled with a 4-year Mechanical Design degree would make you the perfect candidate for this position. 

We have a fun and relaxed workplace culture, solid benefits package, and significant opportunity for growth for the right person. 

Join the team at a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplace and Sheboygan County's Manufacturer of the Year today!

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The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer provides packaging equipment component and systems design services to facilitate the manufacture, assembly, and commissioning of packaging equipment. Functions as a lead worker to guide the work activities of mechanical designers and engineers.



Oostburg, WI - USA



Mon - Fri

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM (can be flexible)



Occasionally, as required. 


Reports to

Director of Engineering


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for the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer opening

Job Requirements

  • Education generally equivalent to a (4) year degree in a Mechanical Engineering program, or related discipline or equivalent experience and specialized training
  • 3 plus years of mechanical design and documentation experience
  • Extensive experience working on engineering projects
  • Superb creativity, vision, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make decisions in high-stress situations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate design
  • Ability to use various precision measuring instruments
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, PDM, and various Viking Masek systems


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs and/or coordinates packaging equipment mechanical component and mechanical systems design services.
  • Accurately and consistently applies engineering and manufacturing standards.
  • Creates and maintains mechanical component and systems documentation, such as BOMs, spares, flow charts, part drawings, assembly drawings, and schematics.
  • Provides support services relating to packaging equipment fabrication, assembly, checkout, and start-up.
  • Constantly upskills themselves and is able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Analyzes problems and coming up with designs to solve them.
  • Analyzes data to write up reports.
  • Attends meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provides OEM equipment and commercial item specification.
  • Functions as a lead worker giving guidance to Designers and Engineers.
  • Leads design teams with technical guidance for decision making
  • Designs and develops new processes. Provides problem-solving and technical expertise. Conducts research relating to advancing or emerging technologies. Defines process sequence and layout.
  • Performs sizing and optimization analysis for making design recommendations. Defines and carries out testing to determine relevance of a given design to a customer’s need or product design.
  • Manages or sustains design catalogs.
  • Performs strength, sizing calculations or other analytical techniques as needed in the design or modification of packaging equipment.
  • Communicates mechanical design intent to other departments/functions, ensures that their requirements are fulfilled in the mechanical design.
  • Communicates with other departments/functions to resolve conflicts, deals with issues, and incorporates suggestions/decisions into mechanical designs.
  • Obtains quotations from vendors and parts set-up in ERP system.
  • Understands packaging machines and processes.
  • Attends trade shows when needed as a technical resource.

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