Job: Staff Design Engineer

Title Staff Design Engineer
Location Buffalo, NY
Shift Type Day shift
Job Information

Job Summary

  • Lead design projects of tooling, new products and equipment from design concept/prototype to production release with a hands-on approach.
  • Ensure projects are completed on-budget and in a timely manner.
  • Design and develop cutting edge products/tooling to expand product offering.
  • Work with automation, manufacturing and systems engineers to design equipment and processes for customized products using design for manufacturing principles.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to make design improvements for increased production, quality and safety.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert in the area of mechanical design, design for manufacturing (DFM) and 3D modeling.
  • Provide technical support to production and sales as needed.
  • Use project management software to track progress.
  • Perform any additional tasks assigned by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years’ experience in autonomous decision-making and driving projects.
  • Expert use of recent (2019+) AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD.
  • Experience upgrading and designing automated machines and/or new products preferred.
  • Familiarity with use of Microsoft Dynamics Nav (or other ERP systems).
  • Exceptional hands-on and analytical abilities, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (i.e. oral and written).
  • Strong documentation and project management skills.
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a team as well as be coachable.
  • Effective time management skills.

Reports to

Engineering Manager

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