Senior Mechanical Designer

Senior Mechanical Designer

If you love designing creative equipment solutions to address client challenges, consider a Senior Mechanical Designer position with Viking Masek!  Are you a strong leader who can guide the activities of mechanical designers? Strong problem-solving and interpersonal relations skills coupled with a technical background in Mechanical Design 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 Sheboygan County's Manufacturer of the Year today!

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The Senior Mechanical Designer provides high level packaging equipment component and systems design services to facilitate the manufacture, assembly, and commissioning of packaging equipment. Functions as a lead designer to guide the activities of mechanical designers.



Oostburg, WI - USA



Mon - Fri

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



As required. 


Reports to

Director of Engineering


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for the Senior Mechanical Designer opening

Job Requirements

  • Education generally equivalent to a (2) year degree in a Mechanical Design program, or related discipline or equivalent experience and specialized training
  • 3+ years of mechanical design and documentation experience
  • 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 Viking Masek systems


  • Commitment, Accuracy, Accountability, Communication, Closure
  • Positive and Supportive Attitude
  • Understand the Company and department processes
  • Be Innovative
  • Driven and Passionate
  • Prepare to Win
  • Promote Teamwork
  • Continuous improvement and training upkeep. 
  • Follow all company's filed procedures and protocols.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs and/or coordinates packaging equipment mechanical component and mechanical systems design services.
  • Analyzes problems and provides creative & accurate design solutions.
  • 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.
  • Review OEM equipment and commercial item specification.
  • Manages and sustains design catologs.
  • Performs sizing and optimization analysis for making design recommendations.
  • Communicate mechanical design intent to other departments/functions, ensuring that their requirements are fulfilled in the mechanical design
  • Communicate with other departments/functions to resolve conflicts, deal with issues, and incorporate suggestion/decisions into mechanical designs
  • Obtain part quotations from vendors and set-up in ERP system.
  • Manages or sustains design catalogs.
  • Performs strength, sizing calculations, or other analytical techniques as needed in the design or modification of packaging equipment.
  • Guide design activities and standards of mechanical designers.
  • Obtains quotations from vendors and parts set-up in ERP system.
  • Produces timely and detailed reports.
  • Understands packaging machines and processes.
  • Participate in meetings as an engineering representative and support engineering functions as needed

Other Misc. Duties

  • Always sell the Viking Value Proposition.
  • Attend Tradeshows when necessary from a Technical resource.
  • Continuous improvement and industry training upkeep.
  • Occasionally works in proximity to moving mechanical parts.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and/or reach above shoulders.
  • May occasionally travel on company business.
  • Adhere to company and departmental SOP’s.
  • Willing to work with a team to troubleshoot problems.
  • Team player that is a highly disciplined, problem-solver with a strong work ethic.
  • Commitment, Accuracy, Accountability, Communication, Closure.

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