IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER for our Goldsboro, NC client.

The mechanical design engineer is responsible for interpreting customer, regulatory and internal process requirement and giving life to the mechanical and electro-mechanical design for our client. The mechanical design engineer will be the heart of an integrated product team that is tasked with generating new business on behalf of the organization. The mechanical design engineer is expected to provide the necessary leadership to the integrated product team members.


Understand the customer requirements and track the compliance level of the design in a compliance matrix during the development phase

Responsible for the design validation and verification, which includes analyses and tests as required

Loads analysis

Stress analysis using hand calculations or finite element analysis

Part and assembly tolerance analysis per ANSI Y14.5.

Functional, environmental, static load, robustness testing

Responsible for the creation of mechanical parts and assemblies to meet the need of the Business Unit customers

Use the CAD tools to create 3D models of parts and assemblies

Generate the 2D manufacturing drawings per ANSI Y14.100, including advancing the use of Model Based Definition

Responsible for creating and maintaining status of the drawing list for the project

Create Test Requests and design test setups as required

Understand and comply with all internal process requirements

Provide a regular and clear status of all pending work

Review and address the following items:

Vendor Deviation Requests

Material Review Reports

Drawing Change Requests

Problem Reports

Take ownership of mechanical design topics and issues.

Design parts to Cost, Manufacturability, Assembly requirements

Ensure that the mechanical design work is performed in accordance with Design to Cost (DTC), Design for Manufacture (DFM), Design for Assembly (DFA) process requirements.

Participate and be “hands on” in the troubleshooting of mechanical issues.

Provide leadership on design of mechanical components and respond to Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Requests (RCCA)

Get behind and advance the use of the SolidWorks suite of design tools (SW Premium with Simulation, SW Composer, SW Inspection, EPDM, SolidCAM).

Creation, review and approval of technical reports covering the following topics:

Detail and Assembly Drawings per ANSI Y14.100, including advancing the use of Model Based Definition

Part and Assembly Tolerance Analysis per ANSI Y14.5.

Thermal Analysis

Stress Analysis

Applied Loads Report and Interface Loads Report

Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Requests (RCCA)


Commitment to company values and ethics

Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

Advanced computer proficiency

Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

Continuous learning: ability to learn new procedures and adapt to change

Creativity: makes constructive suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problems

Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Independent: must have the ability to carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision

Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

Problem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processes

Strong judgment and decision making

Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others

Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure


The individual applying for this position must show a keen interest in mechanical and electro-mechanical design, materials science, stress analysis, state of the art manufacturing technologies, and going hands when necessary. In addition, the individual must show an interest in pushing beyond the envelope of current designs.

Minimum: Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Mechanical or Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university;

Preferred: Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Mechanical or Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering or related field of study;

Experience in the design of dynamic mechanical and electro-mechanical components and mechanisms.

Proficiency in any 3D CAD package

Experience in the creation, publication and revision of engineering drawings in accordance with ANSY Y14.100 standards.

Experience in the troubleshooting of mechanisms in the context of the development cycle

Experience in the certification of mechanical and electro-mechanical components for civil or military aerospace applications

Experience in creating tolerance analysis for large assemblies and ensure compliance with aircraft interface requirements

Experience in stress analysis (including materials science), FEA and motion simulation

Advanced Experience with SolidWorks toolset or equivalent

Leadership experience with managing large groups of engineers, in the gated development process

Advanced experience with manufacturing processes and tools used in the industry


Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis

Must be able to lift a minimum of 5 to 10 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Travel required up to 15%

Works at telephone answering equipment, design equipment, and at a PC for hours at a time

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

The environment characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to: