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Mechanical/Structural Engineer

techsupport 09 Dec 2022

Website Integress Inc

Location : Kansas City, KS

Job Summary/Purpose

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be a key member of an interdisciplinary team formed to innovate, design and install robotic automation solutions. Automation solutions concepted will include a full range of mechanisms, motion control, pneumatics, end-of-arm tooling for turn-key cells to be installed at our four North American foundry operations. Cross functional experience and work will be encouraged for development! Work will be performed in a newly opened warehouse space dedicated to automation machinery development. It is planned to be an engineering playground for equipment design and development.

We pride ourselves in our results-oriented culture of innovation and we offer a number of career focused benefits for the employee:

  • Challenging, creative work environment in a dedicated innovation center
  • Access to tools / controls / equipment focused on 6 axis robot cell & tool development
  • The candidate will have the opportunity to work under the supervision world-class cross functional team of engineers.
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive benefits package


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead mechanical design work to develop new and innovative robotic automation cells.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge of design and mechanical engineering principals to design electro-mechanical systems related to mechanical function, structural analysis, aesthetic design, etc. Develop general arrangements, space studies, as necessary.
  • Perform hands-on work with mechanical components and systems. Personally, or collaboratively perform construction and test of prototypes or proof of concept models.
  • Execute design iterations to create reliable and long-life products
  • Translate machine design compliance, design requirements, and machine safety as required per project
  • Direct the preparation of design drawings and specifications, and perform required project management tasks focused on fabrication of designs & concepts.


  • BS Degree Mechanical Engineering preferred or 3+ years of relative experience to be considered in other fields
  • High level of proficiency with SolidWorks CAD software is strongly preferred. Proficiency in other 3D CAD software acceptable.
  • Experience in designing electro-mechanical systems, control systems, pneumatic systems, fluidic pumps, robotic end-of-arm-tooling, and mechanism designs are all relevant.
  • Proven experience working in cross functional teams developing machines/products from concept to fabrication.
  • Knowledge of material selection, engineering first principles, tolerance analysis, DFM/DFA, design failure mode and effect analysis (DFMEA) and various manufacturing processes and techniques is required.
  • Experience using computational tools for structural analysis (FEA) and dynamic mechanical performance a plus.


  • Execute the capital expense budget for assigned projects to provide the company with satisfactory return on investment.
  • Study and analyze production equipment, Plant, and controls, and make recommendations to improve manufacturing operation

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