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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Standex
Location: Summerville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for developing new systems, supporting existing designs, supporting operations, and working across all business functions to define and deliver innovative refrigeration systems. Experience with a proven track record in mechanical, mechatronics and thermal technologies will be essential to facilitate a "first to market" approach to develop and launch innovative products to be utilized in healthcare, university, pharmaceutical, bio-tech, government and industrial facilities. The Mechanical Engineer will work with Leadership, Sales and Product Management to establish a solid engineering function capable of rapid product development and innovation to realize best in class product and speed to market.


  • Drive the design and development of innovative cooling component and system level solutions
  • Participate in brainstorming, ideation and execution of design concepts in all phases of a development cycle
  • Communicating, negotiating and reporting of critical design details to appropriate teams
  • Development, implementation and integration of thermal, mechanical and refrigeration design solutions across multiple technical disciplines from concept to production within an Agile development environment
  • Development scheduling, estimation BOM creation and costs of components, tooling, and general systems design
  • Develop designs and processes with external vendors
  • Manage and track multiple priorities, resources and schedule requirements throughout project timeline
  • Prototype bring-up, debug and characterization
  • Design validation and characterization from prototype bring-up to product testing
  • Drive failure analyses to reach design solutions and corrective actions
  • Drive design towards performance, cosmetic, noise, size requirements
  • Documentation of thermal/mechanical design requirements, from feasibility study to critical design
  • Work within the Engineering / Product Management team to drive Agile product development of new refrigeration and freezer systems and sustainment of existing refrigeration and freezer systems and operational systems critical to manufacturing
  • Participation in product compliance (UL, ETL, etc.) activitiesKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • 10 years' experience in related field required
    • Must be proficient in MS Office
    • Knowledge of ERP based systems recommended but not required
    • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills to communicate rapidly and effectively within the organization and to represent the company in a professional manner
    • Must be willing and able to independently pursue assignments with maximum problem-solving resolve and minimal supervision, but must also readily ask for direction and help when needed
    • Ability to shift priorities as needed and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Must pass drug screen and background check
    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and utilize tools in a shop or lab environmentDISCLAIMER

      The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position and in no way, is to be construed as a contract. As with all positions, employment is "at will" or voluntary on both the part of the Company and the employee. Employment is not for a set period of time and may be discontinued by either party for any reason with or without notice.

      Additional Information


      Standex is a diversified global manufacturing company operating in five segments which consist of Engraving, Engineering Technologies, Electronics, Scientific Solutions, and Specialty Solutions. Our market-leading manufacturing brands are recognized for quality and innovation. The position is based outside of Charleston in Summerville, South Carolina, at the Scientific Solutions division location, Horizon Scientific. Standex International Corporation is based out of Salem, NH (NYSE: SXI).

      Horizon Scientific is a fast-growing manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory equipment with specific focus on Research and Clinical Life Science Labs within the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Hospital and University Markets. Horizon Scientific's 100,000 sq. Ft. facility includes sheet metal fabrication, an automated powder coat paint booth, environmental temperature testing rooms, temperature testing, mapping and data logging stations.

      The position offers a variety of benefits, including:
      • Competitive Salary and Benefit plans
      • Healthcare Plan including health/dental/vision insurance
      • 401K Plan with Company Match
      • Life Insurance
      • Other Insurance Options: HSA, FSA, AD+D
      • Paid Time Off
      • Paid Holidays

Keywords: Standex, Summerville , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Summerville, South Carolina

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