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Mechanical Design Engineer in Wilkes-Barre, PA at CornellCookson

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job Description

CornellCookson, a division of Clopay Building Products is a leading manufacturer of commercial and grill doors. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service as well as unsurpassed quality and innovative products. Our employees are the cornerstone of our success and we are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team. 

We have an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer in our Mountain Top, PA manufacturing location.


Design new products and improve existing designs.  Activities range from R&D, conceptual design, prototyping, sourcing, testing, manufacturing integration, and engineering change order execution.

 Responsibilities/Principal Duties:

  • Develop and design new parts and complete systems related to coiling overhead doors.
  • Use Autodesk Inventor to design and layout part and assembly drawings, apply standard drafting practices.
  • Develop engineering standards and calculations to govern infinitely variable designs for implementation into ERP system.
  • Work with Project Manager to follow Phase Gate process to take new products from idea to market release.
  • Work with Strategic Marketing to develop project scope and product specifications, from function to aesthetics.
  • Implement new products into existing system via engineering change order process.
  • Work with cross functional teams to ensure organization is ready to support and manufacture new products.
  • Develop installation instructions.
  • Maintain positive customer, vendor and co-worker relationships.
  • Contribute to new product ideas.
  • Independently manage time and prioritize tasks.
  • Interact with manufacturing from design to production.
  • Oversee and/or perform assembly and testing of engineering prototypes.
  • Validate designs for conformance to various structural and life safety codes and standards as required.

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Mechanical Engineering field.
  • Minimum of two years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient with 3D Solid Modeling using Inventor or Solidworks.
  • Knowledge of project management, product development and fabrication processes for optimal product design.
  • Knowledge and application of Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a team environment.

We offer a competitive salary and a very comprehensive benefits package, including 401K, paid holidays, sick, and vacation time.

Equal Opportunity Employer, providing a drug-free work environment.

EOE Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran - We welcome applications from Veterans and the Disabled!


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