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Entry Level: Tooling & Automation Mechanical Design Engineer

Closing on: Dec 23, 2021

Eckhart engineers advanced industrial solutions that enhance the quality of life. Eckhart’s proven portfolio of Industry 4.0 technology includes autonomous mobile robots/autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs), collaborative robotic systems, traditional robotics, contract assembly line design & simulation, 3D printing tool development & production, and ergonomic general assembly tooling solutions for the world’s largest manufacturers.

Eckhart serves an established and loyal, blue-chip customer base of leading automotive and industrial original equipment manufacturers that include Stryker Medical, General Electric, Ford, Tesla, Pepsi, John Deere, and Caterpillar.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete 2D/3D design sales concepts for a variety of moderately complex to complex robotic, tooling, and automated systems
  • Support Sales and Estimating teams in development of new system concepts
  • Create quotes based on information provided by the customer
  • Work with all Eckhart locations to establish best practices company-wide in estimating
  • Engage our vendors to find best price scenarios for specific applications
  • Work concurrently on one or more projects
  • Schedule activities to complete assigned tasks and projects, communicate and document requisite information per established Eckhart policies and procedures
  • Understand customer needs, apply technical knowledge to identify process requirements, recommend and implement custom engineered solutions
  • Demonstrate Engineering professionalism in all activities and provide efficient service to customers


  • Technically proficient with various 3D software programs·
  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical principles, understanding of 3D models, layout drawings and engineering specifications
  • Must be able to apply engineering theories and related knowledge to design concepts for industrial ergonomic systems and automated tooling
  • Must be able to successfully communicate with internal and external customers who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Must possess planning and organizational skills
  • Must possess exceptional attention to detail in all attributes of a project
  • Must be able to take direction and effectively complete tasks in a high-pressure environment

Education and/or Experience:

Requires an Associate degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering or a related field, and at least three years of related experience. Prefer a four-year degree in design, mechanical engineering, manufacturing, or a related field, and at least one year of related experience. Requires at least one year of mechanical 3D solid modeling experience and proficiency in one or all of the following: NX, Solidworks, Catia, Creo, and AutoCAD. Must have basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office.

Eckhart invests in people because we believe it is our people who differentiate our solutions and our company from our competitors. For over 40 years our company has committed dedicated creative minds to conceptualize and design custom manufacturing solutions for industry. Our customers span automotive, aerospace, steel, industrial machinery, commercial construction, household appliances, and farm machinery & heavy trucks.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $0.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Mechanical Engineering: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:

  • www.eckhartusa.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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