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Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Beacon Falls, CT


At Nordco we are 100% committed to meeting the needs of our customers by providing the best solutions for their applications. Nordco Rail Services & Inspection Technologies (NRS&IT) manufactures ultrasonic inspection systems used in the testing of railroad and industrial applications. The company provides an array of products and services for the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) industry. We are proud of our long history of success, our diverse mix of businesses and our values-based work environment.


The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will design, analyze, troubleshoot and support the mechanical designs of a wide variety of ultrasonic product lines, from concept to manufacturing release. This role requires close interaction with multiple departments and functions. This individual must be able to function within a matrix management environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with hardware, software, engineering and assembly personnel providing technical support, design and development of multiple projects
  • Manages project issues, budgets, and schedules
  • Specifies, designs and qualifies mechanical components
  • Plans and conducts technical projects or phases of projects
  • Provides technical and operational leadership within the mechanical design function
  • Performs competitive product (and intellectual property) analysis
  • Defines, generates and reviews project requirements
  • Works with technicians and engineers developing and testing equipment and systems
  • Solves technical problems employing solid scientific methodologies

Required Qualifications

  • BSME or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years 3-D Modeling experience using Solidworks
  • 6+ years experience in product design and support including taking a product design from concept to production
  • Broad knowledge in part design and materials
  • Knowledge of gear and driven mechanisms, vehicular componentry and the installation of such; ultrasonic, electrical/electronic experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, suppliers and vendors
  • Working knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office; knowledge of MS Project and Visio is desired

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherited in the occupation.

For immediate consideration, send your resume along with salary requirements to No phone calls.

Nordco is committed to maintaining a work environment that promotes diversity and is free of discrimination. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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