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Mechanical Engineer at Apex Systems, Inc. in Chelmsford, MA

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Seeking a Mechanical Engineer for a 3-5 month contract to assist our Product Optimization Engineering Organization.

  • The candidate will support the design and manufacturing of Water Analysis Instruments used in industrial and lab environments.
  • Project work will focus on design and quality enhancements to current products.
  • This hands-on position requires problem solving, teamwork, excellent communication and experience with mechanical assembly & design.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create/update CAD drawings, models and engineering documents such as work instructions, and BOMs
  • Manage small design changes to resolve issues, obsolescence and improve manufacturability
  • Perform testing and failure analysis on customer returns
  • Assist with material and component selection, specifications, testing, and analysis as needed
  • Troubleshoot systems and components for timely resolution of quality and production issues
  • Optimize current product designs to improve quality, reduce costs and improve regulatory compliance
  • Evaluate non-conforming material through tolerance studies
  • Self-manage engineering projects with minimal guidance
  • This position will Interface with Manufacturing Engineering, R&D, Compliance, Quality, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Product Management groups.


  • Requires a Bachelors Science in Mechanical Engineering, Associates Degree can be substituted with 7+ years of experience.
  • Minimum of 3 Years of experience in mechanical or machine design, preferably within the instrumentation/laboratory equipment industry
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, SolidWorks Familiar with ERP software (SAP, Oracle)
  • Engineering Project experience Familiar with Bill of Materials (BOM) and production routings
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with working independently from engineering documents
  • Ability to communicate and work well in cross functional team environments

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We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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