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Mechanical Design Engineer at Plastipak Packaging Inc. in Plymouth, Michigan

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Description:

Wm. P. Young Co., a non-affiliated company of Plastipak Packaging Inc., is seeking a dynamic Mechanical Design Engineer, who can ultimately develop concepts and designs for high-speed machines. 


  • Perform tasks of Designer or Detailer as needed.

  • Design and evaluate mechanical / electromechanical systems and products by conducting research while applying mechanical engineering principles.

  • Confirm machine and system capabilities by performing feasibility testing.

  • Research and test manufacturing and assembly methods.

  • Assure system and product quality based on customer requirements.

  • Assist in the preparation of machine operator manuals.

  • Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests.

  • Comply with current governmental and safety regulations.

  • Maintain system and engineering data base.

  • Comply with current quality and productivity goals.

  • Provide technical training as required.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 2-5 years of experience or an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 8+ years of experience

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Ability to create dimension detail drawings

  • Ability to work well with others.

  • Ability to prepare, read, and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • AutoCAD or Solidworks 3D experience

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

  • Medical and dental insurance (includes a vision discount program).

  • Telemedicine.

  • Company paid life insurance and disability.

  • Paid vacation and holidays.

  • 401(k) and profit sharing plan with company match.

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account.

  • Referral bonus program.