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Actalent Mechanical Design Engineer in Brewster, New York

  • Study plans for upcoming generation of machine models, and develop strategies for improving upon current models

  • Design products using SolidWorks/AutoCAD, and consult with engineering and manufacturing teammates to ensure that designs are feasible

  • Develop and build prototypes and run tests to measure their level of function

  • Record and evaluate testing data, altering designs as necessary to bring them to safety, performance, and efficiency standards

  • Consult with fabrication teams during product manufacturing, advising them on design specifications and providing physical assistance when required

  • Research competitor products quarterly and collaborate with product development team to generate ideas for making our products the best ones on the market

  • Calculate cost estimates for final product designs, and release reports to supervisors, incorporating costs of labor, material, delivery, and overhead

  • Produce standard designs using CAD software and create assembly prints, mechanical drawings, and fabrication specifications

  • Modify designs to correct operating and production issues

  • Meet with suppliers, clients, and project stakeholders to review designs and alter as needed


AutoCAD, Mechanical Design, Mechanical Engineering, Solidworks, Mechanical, New Product Development

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program

  • 5 years’ experience in a professional engineering position

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Microsoft Office


  • Automation experience in machine design, particularly packaging/conveyors systems.

  • Proficiency with hand tools, power tools and fabrication equipment.

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.