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Actalent Mechanical Design Engineer in Elwood, Kansas

Actalent is currently hiring a Mechanical Designer for a client in the St. Joseph, MO area with demonstrated experience producing 3D models in SolidWorks. Qualified candidates must be able to work onsite. This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to advance their career in product development and mechanical design within the industry!


  • Generate, evaluate, analyze and execute engineering designs to satisfy product and project goals/requirements.

  • Generation of drawings, BOM's, change requests and approvals.

  • Design execution including product changes, enhancements, and/or development.

  • Establishment and maintenance of engineering documents.

  • Daily interaction with engineering PDM system.

  • Undertake new tasks or projects as determined by current business need/requirement.

  • Ability to construct individual part, component, and sub-assembly/assembly drawing/specification documentation to meet goals/requirements.

  • Excellent communication skills with immediate team, all participating inside and outside departments, supplier, and customer base, as well as upper management.

  • Able to manage multiple projects in varying stages of process execution with knowledge, expertise, and motivation to succeed.


Design, SolidWorks, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, Mobile equipment, Hydraulics

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Two year technical degree minimum, prefer Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in SolidWorks.

  • Demonstrated understanding of design, engineering documentation and release of technical documents.

  • Hands-on manufacturing and/or product assembly experience.

  • Experience with hydraulics, electrical schematics, and/or mobile equipment is a plus.

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com (%20actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com) for other accommodation options.