PDS Tech Inc Mechanical Designer-Solidworks in Appleton, Wisconsin

The Design Engineer will be responsible for the designing of industrial capital equipment. Position requires strong hands-on knowledge / experience in 3D and 2D modeling (SolidWorks & AutoCAD), including excellent drafting skills. Ability to perform some engineering calculations are also required.

Engineering for all mechanical equipment on assigned projects. Includes detailed design engineering.

Generate specifications and purchasing packages for all mechanical equipment.

Responsible for drawing lists, bill of materials, and callout / routing of manufacturing processes.

Responsible for the application of relevant industry standards, codes and/or project-specific standards.

Review and approve vendor documentation for all sourced components and assemblies.

Generate project documentation including manuals, valve schedules, line lists, tie-in lists, equipment datasheets, equipment specifications, vendor scopes of supply, and bills of material, installation sequences, and drawing revision records.


Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related Field

Mininum 4 years experience in designing of capital equipment and mechanical systems

SOFTWARE (If Required)




SolidWorks design in Custom Manufactured Services

Knowledge of systems engineering

Strong design/drafting capabilities

Experience with ERP systems and entering BOM’s, JobBoss experience a plus.

Ability to work with customer custom specifications

Knowledge of Design and Process FMEA

Hands-on Mechaical aptitude in a capital equipment manufacturing environment

Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Experience with, and ability to correctly size motors and gearing systems

Experience in metal fabrication, welding, design and manufacturing processes

Basic understanding of automated industrial control systems (PLCs, Motor Starters, Drives ect) for overall system design and troubleshooting.


Safety Focused.Flexible and able to adapt to changing needs and time pressures. Ability to build strong relationships with peers as well as management.

Creative Problem Solving Skills. Ability to take oral and written instructions.Ability to be assertive while maintaining a professional demeanor in a fast paced environment. Ability to maintain a positive attitude and to work enthusiastically across the organization and with diverse personalities.Good Communication Skills. Ability to make sound decisions and work independently.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.