Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on May 08, 2017

Department: Engineering

Location(s): Sanger, CA

Hours: 40+ hours per week

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Date Position(s) Opened: 08.22.16

About ADCO:

Founded in 1958, ADCO is a leading U.S. manufacturer of packaging machinery and systems. ADCO’s innovative product line includes horizontal and vertical end load cartoners, top load cartoning systems, paperboard wrap around sleevers, corrugated tray formers, case packers, robotic packaging systems and custom packaging machinery and systems. ADCO serves customers around the world in such industries as refrigerated and frozen foods, convenience foods, bakery and snack foods, confectionery, personal care, cosmetics, and household products.

Job Description:

We are currently looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team in Sanger, CA.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical design of components, assemblies, and complete machinery/systems

  • BOM creation and maintenance and the use of comprehensive MRP/ERP systems

  • Provide robust engineering support to both, internal and external contacts, from concept through implementation

  • Effective and timely execution of multiple engineering projects within a team-based environment


  • BS/BSE in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5-years experience designing complex electro-mechanical projects, preferably packaging machinery

  • Proven experience designing to meet DLS (Design for LeanSigma) and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) processes

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Solidworks and/or other 3D parametric CAD modeling systems, including all aspects of modeling and illustration creation

  • Proven knowledge of machine tool processes; sheet metal forming, laser cutting, milling, grinding, lathes, welding technologies, etc.

  • Proven knowledge of material characteristics used in machinery design; stainless steel, alloys, plastics, composites, etc.

  • Effective verbal and written communications and demonstrated mature technical judgement

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, etc.)

  • Ability to lead project teams to execute projects on time and under budget


This position offers a competitive salary based on experience, plus benefits.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Maureen Say - HR Manager
ADCO Manufacturing