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Mechanical Engineer (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 1/11/2021

We are looking for an exceptional mechanical engineer with 10+ years’ experience designing electro-mechanical products. The individual will design both new products and improvements to existing products (e.g. improve performance, reliability, manufacturability).

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products. Since 1956, we have designed and manufactured laboratory test products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers. We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with a Masters preferred (other disciplines not considered)

• Highly proficient with 3D CAD (Inventor, Solidworks, etc.)

• Experience with design translation to manufacturing: print standards, dimensioning, tolerancing, measurement systems

• Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem solving skills

• Demonstrated skills in experimental methods and data-driven decision making

• Strong project management experience with proven time management skills; ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

• Hands-on approach with the ability to work independently with little supervision

• First-hand experience with fabrication methods (sheet metal forming, machining, injection molding, 3D printing, assembly)

• A thorough understanding of electro-mechanical components and systems, e.g. pneumatics, fans/blowers, VFD’s, transformers, relays, sensors, heaters, nozzles, solenoid valves, switches, pressure regulators, flow meters

• Customer-oriented team player with ability to interface with Marketing, Engineering, Sales, and IT

• Savvy communication and interpersonal skills required to positively lead and motivate others

Desired Skills and Capabilities (not required):

• Experience with control systems design, development, troubleshooting

• Experience with fluid dynamics, i.e. air and water flow

• LEAN/Six Sigma experience and/or certifications

• Experience using structured change control processes (quality management, engineering changes)

• Experience with product and project financial management (total cost out, NPV analysis)

We offer:

• Fun, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere.

• A big business footprint, but small business family culture.

• A proven track record of success.

• Excellent compensation package + bonus.

• Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays.

• Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life.

• Top Workplaces Award Winner 2012, 2015-2020 (Cleveland, OH)

• Beautiful corporate headquarters located off I-90 in Westlake, Ohio.


Contact Us


Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970

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