Sackett Systems

24/hr Technical Support 630-594-2248

Design Engineer



Sackett is a market leading material handling equipment manufacturer and has experienced a significant increase in sales and new product development. We are currently looking for talented individual to join our team as a Project/Design Engineer at our facility in Bensenville, IL. We are looking for someone with a passion for implementing and sustaining lean design and change, as well as the ability to think strategically, solve problems, and drive quality and continuous improvement in our products.

Responsibilities AND DUTIES:
  • Design and develop new products from conception to full implementation while demonstrating attention to detail
  • Create Bill of Material, engineering drawings, and manufacturing instructions
  • Develop estimated cost estimates and design models for proposed new products
  • Work with Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to improve product design and manufacturing with regard to quality, cost, and throughput
  • Develop and negotiate with outside vendors to improve purchase part performance and cost
  • Learn detailed technical information for existing and new products in order to provide outstanding customer support in the application and maintenance of complete product line
Qualifications and Skills
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of welding processes and design
  • Basic electrical knowledge and experience
  • PLC experience preferred
  • Hydraulic experience preferred
  • AutoCad/Inventor experience preferred
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other team members
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Customer tech support/training experience, good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience implementing and sustaining lean manufacturing principles

Sackett Systems offers a growing environment, competitive wages and excellent benefits including 401K. Email your resume and cover letter to: