Kelly Services Mechanical Engineer in Willoughby, Ohio

Mechanical Engineer Position Available (Direct Hire) - Willoughby, OH

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer for one of their top manufacturing clients in the Willoughby, OH area.


Mechanical Design of new/modified industrial packaging handling parts. Handling parts transfer the container from one part of the filling line to another, such as from the infeed conveyor to the filler, from the filler to the capper, from the capper to the exit conveyor and so on.

Lead the design strategies for new equipment and new markets outside the beverage industry. Manage Handling Division R&D projects as assigned.

Coordinate the implementation of SolidWorks drawings, exploded assembly prints and standardized part numbers and descriptions.

Lead process improvement initiatives and implementation of new processes.

Maintain schedule for all sales orders requiring engineering design. Ensure timely completion and submittal of BOM’s and design drawings.

Supervise staff of up to five Mechanical Engineers; managing performance, timelines, quality and innovative designs.

Reverse engineering of handling parts upon request.

Coach, mentor and train additional handling engineers in design methods and historical data.

Check handling drawings for accuracy and historical cohesion.

Assist project manager with final verification of material and components prior to shipment.

Provide backup support to Sales Engineer for handling parts not yet produced by the Company. Research previous design drawings and customer equipment to provide design drawings for customer needs.

Provide engineering support to Production, Inspection and Assembly departments

Provide technical support for field audits, equipment startups, and new product testing

Design and create parts, through drawing/Bill of Material creation and system management.

Support to Technical Writer for catalog/manual development

Other duties as assigned by the Handling Division Process Manager in conjunction with the Director of Engineering & Product Assembly


Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or 2+ Years Mechanical Design or Equivalent Experience

Demonstrated Advanced AutoCAD Mechanical and SolidWorks skills

Proficiency with measuring devices such as calipers and CMM equipment

Experience in a structured new product development environment

Able to identify problems and develop solutions

Experience working with variety of different materials including Nylon, Stainless Steel, Rubbers, etc.

Design for cost effectiveness and manufacturability

Design of transfer components preferably in beverage/packaging

Travel - Approximately 20%


Mechanical Design utilizing CAD tools, AutoCAD and SolidWorks a must

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Proficient working on multiple projects/tasks simultaneously

Solid computer skills with a variety of software tools including Microsoft Office products

Good verbal/written/technical communication

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industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

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