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Job – Design Engineer

Vacuum Technology provides a rewarding, challenging, and interesting opportunity to use and develop a wide variety of skills and experiences. Employees are a company’s most valuable asset, and VTI responds with a comprehensive benefits package and recreational facilities pictured and detailed here.

Job Description - Design Engineer

Basic Function:

The basic function of the Design Engineer is to perform engineering work in a multi-disciplinary team environment related to identifying, designing, applying, and developing custom leak detection solutions, process systems, and products.

Principal Duties:

The following are the principal duties of the Design Engineer:

  • Provide Engineering management and analysis of projects to include but not limited to: design, manufacturing, calculation, cost estimation, and component specification.
  • Prepare and interpret design drawings, schematics, layouts, calculations, and other visual aids as necessary.
  • Interface with customers and co-workers as part of the design, development, run-off, and delivery cycle associated with custom machine builds.
  • Be an active participant as part of a multi-disciplinary team to manage design, development, construction, and documentation of custom systems.
  • Provide analytical problem solving support to the shop to support manufacturing processes and challenges associated with custom machine fabrication.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Hands on aptitude with an understanding of standard design practices and manufacturing techniques.
  • Mechanically inclined with a working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, process systems, and automation preferred.
  • Advanced skills in 2D and 3D CAD software - preferably AutoCAD and Inventor or Solid Works.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in both written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.

Soft Skills:

Ideal candidate will be adaptable, honest, trustworthy, and self-motivated. To succeed in this position candidates will have a willingness to learn, and will be open to input from experienced members of the Vacuum Technology team, as well as from VTI's customers.

Pay Rates and Benefits:

A competitive compensation is offered commensurate upon experience.

Benefits Include: 

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) to be used for vacation and sick days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K Plan (with a history of a 50%-150% matching contributions)
  • Health Plan Funded in Part by Employer Contribution to Monthly Premiums
    • Vision Insurance
    • Health Savings Account (HSA) funded with pre-tax dollars
  • On-site swimming pool, racquet ball court, and work out facility