Bastian Solutions
  • Greenfield, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Engineering
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement

A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer works with other Bastian Automation Engineering (BAE) employees as well as customers and suppliers to provide exciting detailed and complex designs for equipment in the material handling industry.  A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer works with and influences other Bastian Automation employees, customers and suppliers to utilize the latest technologies while designing standard and custom equipment into material handling systems for complex applications. The process involves understanding the customer's goals and objectives, and developing smart engineered solutions to meet these goals.  Technologies used in this position range from high level automation (specialty conveyors, PLC control, graphical user interfaces, 3D modeling) to more conventional fabricated items (carts, racks, etc.)

BAE's goal is to help our customers compete in their markets by providing the best material handling solutions and technology.

Superior Performance Objectives:

  • Ensure projects are designed and executed in the most effective manner in regards to time, cost (budget) and function.
  • Exceptional ability to autonomously concept, design and detail highly complex, superior machine designs.
  • SolidWorks expert, ability to contribute to team's continuous improvement effort
  • Work on a variety of concurrent complex engineering projects – custom material handling projects, research and development projects.
  • Outstanding balance between the creative and theoretical aspects of design engineering.
  • Clear communication with management and manufacturing on issues that arise.
  • Work well with others on the BAE team.  Have fun!


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or Design
  • 5 Years of Mechanical Design Engineering Experience in a fast paced project based structure.
  • FE certification and on a path to become a Professional Engineer
  • Outstanding mechanical design aptitude.
  • Strong technical drawing skills, especially in 3D modeling.
  • Extremely computer literate with general Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to efficiently produce fabrication drawings from 3D models.

General Job Description:

  • Follow our QMS as applicable
  • Follow our corporate level policies
  • Develop designs for special material handling related equipment from concept to detailed fabrication drawings.
  • Research and design of everyday projects as well as future pure R&D projects.
  • Work with management to develop proposals for customers as needed.
  • Help resolve engineering issues as they arise by working closely with vendors and the shop.
  • Meet and exceed our customer's expectations through superior design and implementation.
  • Be a great team player and contributor within the office; be tolerant of others.
  • Constantly review and master applicable business technology to ensure we are using the best tools.
  • Maintain office area clean and organized.
  • Track time spent by project and enter into time tracking software/spreadsheets.
  • Work with management to prioritize projects on macro level; ability to prioritize individual tasks on your own.
  • Complete all administrative tasks/paperwork in timely manner.
  • Develop equipment maintenance manual and appropriate project documentation.
  • Help develop configurable designs for BAE standard product offering
  • Work well with the shop; pitch in where needed.  Spend part of time in shop assembling the equipment you designed to better understand how the components come together.
  • Show up to work every day and on time.
  • Ability to thrive in a group engineering environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as take direction and collaborate with others.
  • Maintain a consistently positive, enthusiastic attitude!

Any and all job duties as assigned.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.

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