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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Pro Mach
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Engineered for unprecedented speed, flexibility, efficiency, and cleanliness, Federal manufactures durable and hygienic liquid filling and capping machinery for dairy, juice, water, food, chemical, coatings, and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Federal is also a global innovator of customized extended shelf life solutions. As part of the ProMach Filling & Capping business line, Federal helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information about ProMach, visit www.ProMachBuilt.com and for more information on ProMach Careers, visit www.ProMachCareers.com


Federal is seeking a talented Mechanical Engineer to join their team. The Mechanical Engineer under general direction, develops and prepares mechanical designs for filling machinery where broad use of independent judgement and highly technical skills are required.

In this vital role you can expect:

  • Mechanical engineering projects including obtaining customer specifications and designing the mechanical components of the machinery. This involves working closely with the Sales Department, application of mechanical engineering knowledge of machinery principles and materials, manufacturing methods and processes to ensure designs are functional, practical, economical and satisfy customer operating requirements.
  • Designing of machined and fabricated parts (including manufacturing methods) which includes shafts, bearings & housings, valves, drive components, mounting plates & precision spacers, structural frame weldments, sheet metal bins, channels, covers, ducts etc. Prepares proper Bills of Materials based on design, using primarily Solidworks as well as Autodesk Inventor and Cadlink software and release those BOMs to planning.
  • Analyzing and prioritizing projects based on the scope of established internal operations schedule.
  • Interfacing with Manufacturing to ensure machinery designs are properly fabricated, parts machined, and assembled which may include revising of mechanical design specifications/drawings. Interfacing with the Production Department to conduct machinery mechanical testing and interfaces with other departments e.g. sales/marketing, parts, purchasing, etc., to coordinate work/projects to ensure customer on-time delivery. Prepare and direct reports to other departments to address and resolve inquiries and problems.
  • Acting as a technical resource for customers and Service Department's Service Technicians to address and resolve inquires and problems. Especially, during machine installation and start-up in customer plant(s).
  • Traveling to customer sites. REQUIREMENTS
    • 2 - 5 years' experience in design and/or application engineering
    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering (mechanical preferred) and equivalent work experience
    • Design knowledge of machined and fabricated parts e.g. shafts, bearings and housings, drive components, mounting plates, precision spacers, structural frame weldments, sheet metal bins, channels, covers, ducts, etc.
    • Experience in a made to order type environment focusing on semi-custom machinery
    • Packaging or food processing industry controls experience a plus.
    • Bottle filling or capping equipment experience a plus
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills which includes presentation skill.
    • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office - Word/Excel, AutoCad, Inventor, Solidworks)
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to successfully handle a multi-tasked role.


      Salary is only a part of a well-developed compensation program. As a Pro Mach employee, you receive more than just a paycheck. Total compensation includes your pay (base salary), very comprehensive medical/dental programs as well as life insurance, a generous paid time off program, a retirement savings plan with a company match and a wellness program. There is no waiting period for benefits - you are eligible on your first day of employment.

      Pro Mach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pro Mach utilizes E-Verify in all states to verify employment eligibility of new hires to work in the United States. Pro Mach is a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Pro Mach, Waukesha , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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