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Mechanical Design Engineer (McAlister Design & Automation Greenville, SC)

Wauseon Machine and Manufacturing

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Posted on 01/05/2024


Greenville, SC


McAlister Design & Automation, a leader in custom robotic automation, and machine design, is looking for Mechanical Design Engineers to join our growing team. These individuals are responsible for the conceptualization, mechanical design, build, and prove out of industrial machine tools, fixturing, robotic work cells, and automation to support McAlister Design’s customer base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop conceptual designs for projects in Solidworks.
  • Develop final designs for projects from input gathered during review(s) of concepts.
  • Work across departments to gather requirements and inputs to create solutions.
  • Drive a cross functional team to generate Machine Safety Risk Assessments for projects.
  • Work with the Controls Engineer(s) to develop a Sequence of Events and Timing Chart for projects.
  • Perform and lead review(s) of concepts and designs with internal teams and the end customer.
  • Generate required documentation (prints, bills of materials, etc.) for the project and release to manufacturing/purchasing.
  • Support the construction of the project through manufacturing, assembly, and runoff.
  • Update and prepare the final documentation for the project to be submitted to the end customer.
  • Attend regular meetings with support staff and various team members to review upcoming issues, items, and training.
  • FMEA’s and Safety Risk Assessments.
  • Technical support for sales and customers.
  • Work to a schedule and budget to complete tasks on time and in the hours allotted on a given project.


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with the design of industrial machine tools and/or automation including robotic workcells.
  • Proficiency in Solidworks 3D parametric solids modeling utilizing top-down assemblies and Solidworks PDM Professional.
  • Bachelors or Associates degree in mechanical engineering or related field (tool and die, machining, etc.).
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Teams.

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Wauseon Machine is a FANUC Robotics Level IV Authorized System Integrator, Certified Service Provider, and Certified Vision Specialist. We build both small and large robot cells and systems which are designed, built, and programmed entirely in-house. We are authorized to provide warranty and repair of FANUC robots, making us a “one stop shop”. Applications include assembly, inspection/testing, machine tending, material handling, material removal, dispensing, and most custom applications.

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