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The Position

  • Designs complex electro-mechanical automated door systems to industry and regulatory standards.
  • Performs a variety of engineering work in planning, design and improvement of products.
  • Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components. 
  • Investigates and resolves product issues in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel.
  • Provides technical support and advice to distributors, architects, the production floor, and other engineering groups as needed. 
  • Acts as liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items. 
  • Devises and applies testing procedures for parts or sub-assemblies received from outside vendors.
  •  Participates in the design reviews, stage gate process reviews and design for manufacture reviews.
  • Works with Product Managers to initiate the first article production and participates in the first article inspection process.
  • Research new and existing technologies for applications to our products to enhance operational performance and reliability.
  • Manage new product design projects and develop ways to implement changes in our products.
  • Construct prototypes of new products and ensure that their designed usage meet the product specifications.
  • Manage product testing for special applications and manage any outside vendors that may participate in the testing.
  • Perform life cycle testing on proposed cost reducing material to ensure that they meet the product specifications indicated and meet expectations.
  • Compile technical data and information for Distributors to use for project submittals.
  • Manage, support and correct production issues when they fall within the engineering area whenever the problems arise on the production floor.
  • Acts as liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items.
  • Create project scope, budget, timeline, etc. for each project that is assigned.
  • Liaison with codes and standards groups (e.g. UL) to obtain product approvals and certifications.
  • Clarify code and technical requirements for Distributors.
  • Redesign products for special applications or special functions.
  • Answer technical questions and troubleshoot problems in the field for the Distributors.
  • Answer architect questions concerning our products performance and capabilities.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Requires 3+ years of work experience in mechanical engineering, preferably in construction-related industry.
  • Strong decision-making requiring detail analysis and investigation with solutions requiring original thinking.
  • Ability to see the big picture and technical knowledge along with the ability to project manage, multi-task and work well within a team.
  • Operate as a member of cross-functional teams involved at every stage of design and development in collaboration with colleagues in other engineering functions as well as production, research, marketing and after-sales service.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related studies with 5 years of experience or Master’s degree in Mechanical engineering with 2 years of experience.

Physical / Work Environment Requirements

  • Ability to use personal computer, ten key calculator, copy machine, fax, telephone, presentation systems and printers.
  • MS Office.
  • Power tools, drill presses, band saw, hand tools, calipers, torque wrench.
  • Ability to work long hours.
  • Highly focused, intense visual requirements, ability to read and write.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.


  • Travel as required; less than 15%.

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