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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Matrix Design LLC - Bartlett, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree


Matrix Design, LLC.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Matrix Design develops, manufactures, integrates, and provides factory automation / robotic systems and solutions to industries throughout the world. Specializing in machine tool automation, automated deburring, inspection, and assembly, we partner with our customers to create more efficient, safer, and flexible operations. As a trusted leader in our factory automation industry, we stand committed to serving our customers. Utilizing our expertise, we continuously identify opportunities that benefit our customer's operations and deliver systems to meet their needs. Committed to our community and employees, we continuously position ourselves for sustainable growth.

This position requires an effective, efficient candidate who is hungry, humble, and smart. The qualified candidate will have the following:

  • We can do that attitude
    • You exhibit excellent organizational and communication skills. You are fanatical about safety, highly motivated, a self-starter who is passionate about your work
  • Do it right
    • Goal-driven, quality, and detail-oriented
  • Do what you say
    • Great problem-solving skills, excellent attendance, punctuality, and dependability throughout your career. The candidate will follow through on commitments and is available as needed: on short notice / late night / Saturdays
  • Do it better next time
    • The candidate should always work towards continuous improvement, learn from your mistakes
  • We do it together
    • The candidate will express teamwork and a willingness to solve problems with others

Position Profile:

We are looking for an experienced engineer to aid in the design of automated machinery, improve overall design layouts, and help implement cost-saving measures for our mechanical engineering department.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer contributes to the success of the project and Project Team by aiding in the design of automated machinery, improving overall design layouts, and helping implement cost-saving measures.


1. Contribute to the success of the Mechanical Engineering Team

  • Exemplify Matrix’s Core Values and encourage others to do the same
  • Work closely with the Mechanical Engineering Manager to strengthen and empower your fellow team members and improve the quality of project design
  • Manage concurrent projects and tasks in an effective and efficient manner

2. Contribute to the success of the Project Teams

  • Act as Mechanical Engineering lead
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to ensure the timely success of every system
  • Collaborate inter-departmentally to develop the best design for every system
  • Release drawings promptly to ensure the success of the Materials Team and Production Team
  • Assist in production as workload demands

3. Produce Excellent Automation Designs

  • Design and detail automation systems consisting of machined and formed components, parts conveyance, part fixturing, vision systems, and articulating robot arms
  • Perform robot reach and interference studies
  • Design pneumatics panels
  • Work directly with the customer on design, function, and cost
  • Responsible for problem-solving issues that arise during production
  • Design, build, and detail a BOM
  • Maintain budgetary parameters without sacrificing creativity and customization


  • 5+ years of automation design or capital equipment design experience
  • Proficiency in 3D solid modeling with 10+ years of experience
  • Part modeling, assemblies, drafting, and detailing
  • Experience working on or with robotic systems preferred
  • Previous experience in AutoCAD 2D/3D preferred
  • SolidWorks Enterprise PDM experience preferred
  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics preferred
  • Has shown the ability to design, build, and detail custom automation or machinery worth $1,000,000+