Cleveland, OH
Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year


The Kirby Company has always employed talented people who take pride in their work accomplishments. These dedicated individuals include not only the Kirby employees that craft Kirby home cleaning systems by hand, but also the personnel that has made our successful company run smoothly and efficiently for more than 100 years in all of the functions such as Marketing, Accounting, Compliance and Human Resources. Yes, Kirby still makes products like they used to…only better! And we are looking for talented individuals to join our team to keep that tradition.

Position Summary: Mechanical design engineer for high volume consumer products, providing design support and analysis for existing product and working to resolve manufacturing and quality issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 70% – Support current product sustaining engineering and cost reduction activities. Under direction of supervisor, investigates manufacturing, quality, warranty, and service department problems, analyze and develop design solutions.
  • 30% – Mechanical development for new products or major upgrades to current platforms.

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • BS ME is required, MS ME is preferred
  • Two to five years progressive mechanical design experience. Will consider recent grad with strong internship experience.
  • Strong mechanical design experience with a focus on cast, machined or molded parts and subassemblies, design for manufacturing and assembly.
  • Structured development, analysis and problem solving using typical methods such as FEA, DFMEA, fault tree analysis, VAVE, etc.
  • Solid CAD/Documentation skills, CREO preferred
  • 3D part modeling
  • Drawing creation from 3D model
  • Strong knowledge of drawing dimensioning, including GD&T techniques
  • High volume consumer products experience is a plus

Personal characteristics:

  • Self-directed, with a bias for action
  • Data driven, analytical, process oriented
  • Strong team player with good verbal and written communication skills

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