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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Expectations

At Milescraft we are looking for a talented Mechanical Design Engineer. If you have a background or related education in Manufacturing Technologies, CAD systems such as Solid Works, Drafting, and Mechanical Engineering, and you enjoy innovation and product design then you need to apply for our full-time position as a Mechanical Design Engineer

In our team, you can think above and beyond the obvious to develop new products. Also, you will be able to drive your projects from concept all the way to serial production.

At Milescraft we value innovation and this is shown by our numerous patent awards, so if you are looking for a place to make your mark in innovation, then you need to come and join our team!


  • Develop concepts, build prototypes, finish drawings, approve tooling, and work with our factories (including site visits) to launch new products.
  • Perform patent research to ensure protection of intellectual property while understanding all IP related matters.
  • Conduct comparative analysis and testing on competitive products.
  • Work with outside testers and consultants to evaluate products designs.
  • Developing industry and product knowledge will involve traveling to trade shows in the US and abroad as well as visiting factories.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College degree in engineering (BSME preferred)
  • Experience in plastic injection molding, metal stamping, die casting, extrusions, metal fabrication, or powdered metal manufacturing preferred.
  • Strong Solidworks proficiency preferred.
  • Must be mechanically inclined, able to work with power tools, and lift up to 50 lbs.

Company Description:

We are an established, privately-held company that designs, develops, and distributes innovative do-it-yourself tools and tool accessories globally. Our products proudly designed in the United States Of America are available at leading retail stores and online retail sites. As a fast-growing, dynamic company, we are looking to expand our workforce. We are well-positioned to grow our business and market share, but we need you to help us achieve our goals.

You are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including performance bonus, profit-sharing, 401k match, health insurance, health savings account funding, and generous PTO beginning in the first year.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Elgin, IL 60123: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have education or experience related to Mechanical Design, CAD, Drafting, Manufacturing Technologies, or Mechanical Engineering?


  • Associate (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work Location: One location

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