Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Minneapolis


As a Mechanical Engineer with Safco , you will be responsible for engineering, developing, and refining proposed product solutions through the application of engineering principles, skills and methodologies to support a wide assortment of products both sourced and manufactured.
This full-time position reports directly to our Director of Quality and Engineering and is located in Safco's headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota (Highway 169 & Bass Lake Road). IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: Collaborate in the product development process Ensure the feasibility of proposed new product designs, and redesigns of existing products relative to constraints of cost, schedule, function, aesthetics, fit, finish and manufacturing capability Develop internal engineering proposals recognizing all relevant internal and supplier process limitations, capabilities, and requirements Analyze supplier-provided engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to the product design Collaborate in development of requirements-driven specifications for material, secondary processing, fit, finish, and performance of all product components Utilize 3-D CAD in the development of engineered product solutions and associated production tools from concept through manufacturing release Management of the Bill of Materials (BOM) Develop and maintain procedures and standards for testing, repair and maintenance of all products and packaging Develop product packaging solutions that recognize the demands and requirements imposed by all forms of shipping employed by Safco, and ensure products arrive to the customer undamaged Partner with cross-functional teams to help troubleshoot product design issues or defects by providing recommendations and alternative approaches to the overall design, engineering, manufacturing, packaging of the product May require work related travel up to 20% of the time for sales and service support, manufacturing evaluation, and design follow-up.
This travel can be both domestic or international QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in industrial, mechanical or manufacturing engineering or equivalent experience At least 3 years' experience working with methodologies, tools, approaches and method for manufacturing products or product components, preferably with prior experience in both sourcing and manufacturing environment Project management skills Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Solid Works Experience with JD Edwards (JDE) preferred Knowledge and experience with Six Sigma, Lean and Design of Manufacturing.
Experience with defining packaging requirement a plus Experience in designing for sheet metal, plastics and wood materials Creative troubleshooting ability Safco® is the go-to-market brand within Liberty Workspaces.
Safco® offers an array of furniture solutions to create top-notch spaces everyone will be talking about.
The team delivers a memorable experience because they truly care about how and where people work.
To create work spaces that energize and inspire people, they use market knowledge and employee know-how to spread workspace product innovation.
Safco® is committed to excellence in serving our customers for the long-term and building strong relationships.
As part of the Liberty Diversified International (LDI) family of companies, Safco headquarters are based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with manufacturing and distribution centers in Iowa, Virginia, California and Georgia.
The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics, Safco Products, and Quarrix . ◊ ◊ ◊ Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

  • cad
  • excel
  • ms project
  • word