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Mechanical Engineer

Job Details

Riverside - Riverside, MO
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$85,000.00 - $130,000.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%

Job Functions

Central Power Systems & Services is a privately held company with deep roots going back to 1954.

Our Mission Statement is forging long lasting partnerships by providing first class customer support.  We live that statement every single day.   Our in-house service department directly supports everything the design & manufacturing team produce.  We support quick thinking, creativity, and fast action. 


CPS&S has a long-standing commitment to employee development.  Ongoing training will be provided at all relevant opportunities.

A candidate must currently live in, or be willing to relocate within, the Kansas City metropolitan area. 



To innovate and create products that support the growth of the Company and Engineering Department.



  • Focus on Engineering design and Production
  • Hands-on use of software for product design
  • Support production in fabrication and machining, estimating & procurement
  • Participation in product compliance (UL, IEC, etc.) activities
  • Lead and manage regulatory testing programs to verify compliance to UL/IEC standards
  • Participates in design documentation reviews to ensure that the released designs comply with regulatory standards
  • Develop projects from conceptual design to full manufacturing capability
  • Promote and Develop Engine sales to other Manufacturers
  • Develop ideas for new products to manufacture
  • Acts as project manager for individual and larger project efforts


Learn more about our engineering & manufacturing team here: Custom Manufacturing


  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Professional Development
  • Positive and Productive Work Environment



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of hands on testing experience with power products
  • 3+ years AutoCAD drafting experience
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Solid understanding of basic generator and electrical distribution principles.
  • Strong attention to details and diligent follow-through.
  • Ability to understand, embrace, and implement new technologies as they evolve. 



  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • General sense of resiliency with a positive attitude. 
  • Ability to work well with others from a variety of backgrounds. 
  • Willing to put forth the honest effort in order to be successful.
  • Possess good, safe work habits in all environments.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Be able to give regular and predictable full time attendance.


Central Power Systems & Services is a company that thrives on teamwork.  Success requires various professionals in multiple areas of expertise, each doing their own specific role to support our customers.  We all do our part, we work hard together, we share market intelligence, and we support each other where we can.  We believe working hard and having fun are not mutually exclusive.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

CPS&S is a smoke-free and drug-free work environment.