Manchester, IA

$75,000.00 - $95,000.00

Design Engineer

Design Engineer Job Description

Design Engineer

Location: Waterloo, Iowa

Salary: $75-95K plus bonus

Job Summary:

The Design Engineer will be an integral part of our Engineering team, collaborating with a group of design engineers. The primary focus of this role will be the design of mechanical products and systems that meet the expectations and requirements of our customers.


  • Plan and execute engineering projects based on customer specifications.
  • Conduct research and apply principles of mechanics, hydraulics, and materials to evaluate mechanical systems and products.
  • Design feasibility and testing methods to ensure system and product capabilities.
  • Develop mechanical products according to customer requirements.
  • Create and modify manufacturing processes to improve cost efficiency and productivity.
  • Design testing methods to ensure system and product quality.
  • Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Provide engineering information and support to various stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with government regulations to maintain product and company reputation.
  • Maintain system and product database by writing computer programs and entering data.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Experience in heavy equipment engineering is a plus.
  • 0-5+ years of experience in the field.
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in Excel and Design software systems.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Analytical and technical skills to understand business practices and recommend automation opportunities.
  • Functional understanding of cost accounting.
  • Capability to embrace lean enterprise principles and practices.
  • Quick learning ability for new tools and systems.
  • Problem-solving mindset and proactive approach.

Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00

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