Automation Mechanical Engineer (New Berlin)

Metalcraft of Mayville

Metalcraft of Mayville is an Equal Opportunity Employer:Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Automation Mechanical Engineer (New Berlin)

US-WI-New Berlin

Job ID: 2021-2057
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering
Metalcraft Automation Group


Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager; the Automation Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the design creation and detailing of custom automation systems and specialty machines.


  • Design custom automation systems and specialty machines with the integration of robotics using lean manufacturing tools including tooling, fixturing, and EOAT.
  • Create detail sheet metal, weldment, and assembly drawings of custom automation designs.
  • Provide system layouts and installation drawings
  • Research, design, and evaluate mechanical products, equipment, systems, and processes to meet customer expectations.
  • Specify mechanical and pneumatic components for procurement and/or direct modification of products working with vendors to ensure conformance with engineering design and customer expectations.
  • Conduct reach analysis, and sizing of robotic arms.
  • Complete all necessary Project Information Documents.
  • Help identify and cultivate new sales opportunities by building relationships with existing, new, and potential customers/vendors.
  • Participate in project reviews to help ensure projects are completed on time and budget consistent with customers' expectations.
  • Research and stay current with best available technologies related to automation.
  • Operate in a team environment to help meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field – recent graduates encouraged to apply!
  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • Possess strong ME skill sets that will be utilized in the design of custom automation systems
  • Obtains Fanuc robot knowledge and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of 2D and 3D modeling software design tools to assist in the development, and design of custom automation systems
  • Able to translate automation conceptual designs into functional equipment.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office products.
  • Able to think analytically and creatively while keeping safety and cost in mind.
  • Able to operate on own initiative with minimal supervision, but also contribute as a team member working within the Mechanical Engineering team and other cross functional teams.
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and Six Sigma DMAIC strategy used to improve, optimize, and stabilize manufacturing processes and designs.
  • Able to read manufacturing blueprints, and working knowledge of GD&T and AWS Standards.
  • SAP knowledge is a plus

Metalcraft of Mayville is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity



Full time
New Berlin, WI 53151, US