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Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: J-tec Industries Inc
Location: East Peoria
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

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Who Jtec Is

Jtec Industries is an industry-leading manufacturing company specializing in innovative custom material handling equipment. Providing excellent customer service, quality products, and innovative solutions is of utmost importance to us. Jtec is at the forefront of new technology and growth, creating innovative solutions for an evolving material handling industry.

We currently have four product lines, our CarryMatic, CarryMore, CarryMax, and CarryLite. All products and subsequent parts are made in-house, giving us a competitive advantage in terms of quality and reliability.

The CarryMatic No-Touch Materials Movement System is our newest product line and uses electric powered roller deck carts and stations that allow for materials to be transported "hands-free." With wireless communication from a hitch control mounted on any brand AGV, this system can be programmed to run a route and seamlessly move materials. This newest line is housed in our newly added 4th East Peoria facility, helping us showcase this innovative line to our customers. We can service almost any material movement need and work with some of the biggest companies in the world including Tesla, Rivian, Space X, Meta, Caterpillar, and many more.

Come join our team of experts to work on industry-leading material movement & autonomous solution technology and to help us pioneer the future of material movement.

What We Offer You

A safety-focused, actively engaged, "family-like", team work environment that provides enhanced employee experiences through competitive benefits, compensation, engagement activities, regular interactive one-on-one sessions, and many more. Some of what we offer includes reimbursement for industry certifications, employee wellness program, engagement committee activities, flexible full-time work shifts, 401k matching retirement program, health, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, quarterly one-on-one interactive feedback sessions, employee events/luncheons, employee of the month recognition and many more.

Below is a summary of our Mechanical Design Engineering opportunity. We'd love to talk with you about Jtec, your qualifications for this position and how Jtec may be a good fit for you and your career path.


The Design Engineer II designs and develops engineered solutions for our customers' material movement requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes customers' requirements and develops cost effective design solutions.
  • Collaborates with the sales team to develop conceptual design prints and renderings.
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Utilizes Creo software to produce 3D models and prints.
  • Utilizes advanced analytical tools to develop and validate designs.
  • Processes and publishes shop prints, design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Provides production support to the operations department.
  • Creates screenshots or renderings as requested by Sales, Marketing, Engineering, or Operations
  • Hands-on Operations & Sales support including, but not limited to: tool design, manufacturing / weld sequencing, pallet design, and shipping procedures
  • Design for manufacturability while understanding machine and material capabilities and to utilize that knowledge to design for cost effective manufacturing processes
  • Provides guidance and technical assistance to design staff
  • Supplier Collaboration: ability to search for suppliers, discuss design projects and understand pricing structures of new product development.
  • Completes other jobs or duties as directed by the Engineering Manager. Qualifications
    • Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's Degree Engineering or related field or
      • Associate's degree in Engineering or related field with 5+ years experience
      • 3D Design Experience
      • We do not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.
      • Technology
        • Windows PC proficiency
        • Microsoft Office Suite
        • PTC Creo Parametric / ProEngineer Compensation and Benefits
          • Starting Wage Dependent on Relevant Education & Experience
          • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
          • Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts
          • $15,000 Company Paid Benefit Life Insurance
          • Supplemental Disability and Life Insurance
          • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time
          • 401(k) Retirement Plan and Company Match Program
          • Quarterly Engagement Program (luncheons, Jtec Swag, activities such as bags tournament, etc.)
            Equal Opportunity Employer - Jtec is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, genetic information, age, order of protections status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, stats as a veteran, sexual orientation or any other protected category, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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Keywords: J-tec Industries Inc, Peoria , Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering , East Peoria, Illinois

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