Mechanical Design Engineer in Countryside, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

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JobID: 378739

Job Description

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a nationally recognized Contract Engineering and Technical Staffing firm specializing in Engineering and Manufacturing. We are currently recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Machine Design Group.



  • Work independently under limited supervision and effectively communicate with customers, vendors, and manufacturing staff.
  • Develop new & modify existing heavy industrial machinery equipment.
  • Identify problems and provide solutions by utilizing engineering calculations, stress analysis, tolerance analysis, and GD&T, etc.
  • Perform multiple tasks, track progress, and drive timely completion of work.
  • Create 3D models and associated 2D drawings by using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Work with electrical control engineers to develop, design and procure a fully integrated, automated, machine process system design. This includes commissioning of the machine system as required.
  • Select materials and heat treatment in order to meet design requirements and cost targets.
  • Design or Modify (existing) pneumatic and hydraulic diagrams to satisfy the existing process or new machines.
  • Provide technical support to sales, purchasing, and manufacturing, as needed.



  • 5 to 10 years of heavy industrial machine design experience using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Be able to select mechanical component such as bearings, gears, pulleys, sprockets, belts, shafts, gear reducers, motors, etc.
  • Ability to use Excel for engineering calculation.
  • Ability to use SolidWorks to perform FEA.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Good communication skill and good team player.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office.
  • Travel and fieldwork required.
  • Design experience on tube & pipe mill process systems or roll form machinery process equipment is a plus but not required.


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