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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-NY-Poughkeepsie
Posted Date 5 days ago(1/12/2022 3:19 PM)
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The Engineer Senior, designs and develops major engineering projects with minimal management guidance or intervention. The Senior Engineer will assume all management duties in the absence of the Engineering manager. The Senior will also provide work direction and guidance to less experienced team members.


  1. Oversee all aspects of assigned project, from conception through production.
    Includes: providing estimation of time and materials required for a project, meet estimation if the quote becomes an order.
  2. Leads an engineering project to ensure the team satisfies the customer requirements within budgeted cost and the time allotted.
  3. Mechanical Design (3D Cad Design, mechanical detailing, dimensioning and tolerances, following MPI drawing procedures).
  4. Knowledge of Electrical design (electrical enclosure layout and design, understanding of electrical schematics).
  5. Knowledge of PLC programming, hydraulic and pneumatic design.
  6. Coordinates all documentation including shop manuals, customer manuals, engineering manuals. Ensure accuracy and entirety of manuals.
  7. Support and troubleshoot engineering issues with assembly technicians.
  8. Maintain contact with customer for clarification of order specifics, as required.
  9. Interface with Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Service departments.
  10. Attend weekly department meetings. (Is capable to lead the meeting)
  11. Works with other Engineers, approves Engineering Change Request forms (ECR's). Understands the importance of ECR's and continuous improvement.
  12. Utilize MPI's inventory software program to access new part numbers, Bill of Materials, component numbers, etc.
  13. Represents the engineering department as necessary at meetings in the absence of the Engineering Manager.
  14. Provide estimates of time and materials (Engineering Quick Quotes) as required for potential new projects.
  15. Attends (limited) trade shows, conferences, sales calls, and vendor visit meetings, as required or desired.
  16. Other duties as assigned by management.



  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering plus 6 to 10 years of related experience.
  2. Experience as an engineer working with capital equipment using electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical engineering practices, PLC experience (if possible).
  3. Proficient using Microsoft Office, Solidworks, and MPI information system Epicor

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Company Profile

MPI is headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY, and is proud to be able to stamp all of their equipment with the “Proudly Made in America” moniker. Within its impressive facility, there exists a fully functioning laboratory, showroom and production facility to demonstrate our state-of-the-art wax room equipment. We also boast a full training center to provide ongoing training classes for process engineers, machine operators and maintenance staff, available to our entire global customer base. MPI also offers impressive pattern injection and pattern assembly capabilities. Pattern production is mutually beneficial because it gives the customer a chance to reap the benefits of the process without the initial commitment to purchase. It also allows MPI to clearly see opportunities for enhanced equipment design.


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