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Mechanical Engineer

Adaptec Solutions

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Posted on 04/12/2023


Memphis, TN


Adaptec Solutions is a top-ten, North American integration partner engineering diverse material handling and automation solutions with lifecycle service support for manufacturing, distribution, and warehousing companies.



The Mechanical Engineer’s responsibilities will include all aspects of system design, drawing detailing, build, debug and installation support. Day to day duties include mechanical design, drawing package creation, mechanical build support, robot and PLC programmer support, process development/ improvement and startup of industrial automation systems.



  • Create mechanical assembly and detail designs for automated systems including, but not limited to, robotics and material handling
  • Research components and work with vendors to obtain quotes and specifications for parts, equipment, and delivery requirements
  • Develop bill of materials from drawing packages
  • Perform engineering analyses and calculations to size system components and equipment in adherence to client specifications, applicable industry standards
  • Assist PLC and Robot Programmers during system build startup/debug
  • Stay current with emerging technologies relating to automated systems and apply where needed
  • Participate in system risk assessments (e.g., safety, process risk assessment)
  • Attends internal and external (customer) Design Reviews and Risk Assessments
  • Promote Engineering Solutions that meet both the Technical and Budgetary requirements of the required tasks
  • Knowledge of sound mechanical design principals, shop practices, and automation
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplined teams to develop a complete integrated solution
  • Work closely with project manager and customer from project handoff to project completion
  • Support installation and start up activities
  • Support of overall organizational growth
  • Adhere to company standards and processes
  • Evaluate feasibility of projects including the completion of time studies
  • Assume the duties of a project Technical Lead upon request



  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • 5-10 years in automation design



  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to interact with diverse internal and external groups
  • Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Hands on approach to problem solving.
  • Comfortable to work independently and as a team
  • Demonstrates organizational and project management skills including ability to set and manage multiple priorities, and to set and meet deadlines.
  • Fit and assemble components according to assembly blueprints, manuals, and knowledge of machine construction.
  • Must be comfortable with occasional travel.
  • Proficiency with the following design tools/elements:
    • AutoCAD 2D
    • AutoCAD Inventor or SolidWorks
    • HyCAD
  • Software Applications Desired
    • Microsoft Project
    • Encompix
  • Subject expert in the following areas:
    • Conveyors
    • Material Handling
    • Palletizing
    • Bag Palletizing
    • Forging Processes
    • End of line packaging



As a member of the Adaptec Solutions team you will be eligible to participate in our flexible benefits program which include generous paid time off (PTO), 11 paid company holidays including your birthday, health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) plan with company matching, short-term/long term disability coverage and basic life/AD&D insurance.


Adaptec Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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With locations in Rochester, New York; Painted Post, New York; Lexington, North Carolina; and Memphis, TN, Adaptec Solutions is a single source integrator for all your material handling and automation needs. We pride ourselves on developing the best solutions for our customers with a team-based approach. We specialize in standard and custom integrated material handling and automation solutions and offer a wide range of capabilities. Our collective products and service portfolio includes materials handling, warehousing, automation, robotic integration and training, controls, design consulting, and inspection services to ensure total customer satisfaction. We provide 24/7 preventative maintenance, repair, breakdown and training services as well. Visit our website for more information.

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