Mechanical Engineer/Designer
Madison, WI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Isthmus Engineering and Manufacturing Cooperative is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer/Machine Designer to join our team.  IEM builds “state of the art” custom automated machinery for a variety of industries, including but not limited to Consumer Products, Medical/Life Sciences, Automotive and Light Industrial. 

IEM’s employee-owned, worker cooperative structure provides a unique opportunity to not only work with a highly skilled and dedicated group of people, but to also participate in a democratically run organization.

Essential job duties
  • Mechanical design of automated machinery (components and assemblies) using SolidWorks
  • Working within a collaborative team environment
  • Interfacing with project leaders and the customer
  • Production 2D drawings and BOMs for component procurement & manufacturing
  • Oversight and troubleshooting during machine assembly
  • Machine debug
  • Creation of machine documentation package (user manuals, set-up & maintenance procedure, etc.)

Required skills
  • 3D Solid Modeling (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Mechanical detailing and checking
  • Attention to project schedule and project costs
  • Microsoft Office suite products
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Technical writing

Other non-Required Skills a Bonus
  • Project management
  • Robotic systems design and integration

Required experience
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent training and experience) and a minimum of 5 years of experience utilizing the skills listed above


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8 am - 5 pm
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields