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Mechanical Design Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA

Posted: 02/15/2024 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 6820

Job Description

OpenArc - Empowering Your Career. As a leading IT staffing firm, we are dedicated to connecting talented professionals with your ideal opportunities. We are currently seeking a qualified Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client’s organization and contribute to their ongoing success. 


  • Receiving Requests for Quotes (RFQ) and performing site visits to develop surveys for new project proposals.
  • Produce preliminary engineering designs through interface with conveyor systems sales personnel.
  • Analyze labor, material, equipment, taxes, time requirements, etc, through material take-offs of detailed drawings for fabrication and layout drawings for installation.
  • Interface with Corporate Purchasing Department for pricing to prepare detailed, organized estimates of costs.
  • Present prepared estimates by compiling numerical and descriptive information.
  • Travel to plants to assist with installation and troubleshooting.
  • Assist sales with new business development.
  • Manage accounts/projects as directed by management personnel.
  • Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with ability to work autonomously and/or collaboratively on multiple projects
  • Possess creativity as an essential part of brainstorming new ideas, developing or improving devices so they are of good quality, meet space or weight limitations, and achieve the cost objectives of customers
  • Possess ability to listen effectively, articulate goals and progress of project(s),and communicate with a team of sales, research, and/or management personnel to meet needs of customers
  • Possess competent knowledge of 3D computer assisted design (CAD) and/or finite element analysis software
  • Possess functional knowledge of Ross ERP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Software
  • Possess proficient math, science, and computer skills
  • Possess a “team member” mentality with complementing ability to self-motivate, multi-task in fast-paced environment, and prioritize to meet ever changing deadlines


  • Mechanical Design Experience Required; Conveyor Component Design Preferred
  • Estimator Experience Required
  • Experience in Conveyor Systems Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement Processes Required
  • 3D CAD and/or Finite Element Analysis Software Experience Required
  • Ross ERP & Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relations Management (CRM) Software Experience Preferred

At OpenArc, we prioritize your career success and strive to build exceptional technical teams for our clients. By understanding your experience and aspirations, we ensure to present you with rewarding and fulfilling opportunities. 


As an employee of OpenArc and our clients, you will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package.

OpenArc is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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-Mark Quinn, Service Sales Executive at Siemens Medical Solutions, USA, Inc.

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