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Senior Engineer, Mechanical

Lindsay Corporation locationRio Vista, CA
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info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : November 04, 2021 | Expires : December 4, 2021


Job Location
Rio vista, CA, United States


Organization Summary

Lindsay Corporation is a global company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, focused on providing irrigation and infrastructure solutions to meet the needs of a growing population. As one of the worldâ??s leading providers of irrigation and water management, its Zimmatic systems are operating in more than 90 countries. Lindsay Corporationâ??s infrastructure division offers a wide range of products that aid in roadway maintenance and transportation safety. Since 1955, Lindsay Corporation has been at the forefront of research and development of products and services designed to meet the needs of a constantly evolving world.


 Position Description

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for various technical design assignments including performance enhancements, new product features, process improvements, and research & development activities. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will lead detailed mechanical design and analysis that integrates structural component parts and subsystems into a complete functional system. This position will also include being part of cross-functional teams assigned with developing new products and platforms to meet scope, quality, schedule, and cost commitments. Projects will be primarily concentrated on the Road Zipper� product line.


 Position Details

This is a full-time, exempt position located in Rio Vista, CA.  This position may involve occasional travel to visit manufacturing facilities and customer sites.



Senior Mechanical Design Engineer has the following responsibilities and duties:

  • Independently develop complex mechanical designs and conduct informal and formal design reviews to determine objectives, methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.
  • Create or supervise the creation and release of design drawings to production facilities
  • Provide technical assistance to the Lindsay Sales, Customer Service, and Production teams
  • Travel to manufacturing facilities and customer sites as needed
  • Coordinate with internal and external project stakeholders to complete technical deliverables
  • Lead root cause analysis and issue resolution
  • Execute assignments on time and on target; product specifications, cost, schedules, and budgets
  • Identify and execute innovations/improvements to Lindsay products and processes 
  • Take command of work assignments, work with little or no supervision
  • Ensure that all effort complies with ISO 9000 requirements
  • Support Lindsayâ??s values
  • Communicate honestly, immediately, and concisely



Senior Mechanical Design Engineer should have the following skills, education, and experience:

  • Bachelorâ??s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field plus 10 years min. related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • 8 years min. experience in 3D modeling and creating 2D design drawings using SolidWorks or equivalent
  • Experienced with FEA tools such as Solidworks Simulation or ANSYS (Preferred)
  • Experienced with vehicle or mobile construction/ag. equipment fabricated structural components and bolted joint assemblies.
  • Experienced with moderately complex to complex mechanical design, maintenance, related engineering principles
  • Extensive working knowledge of metal fabrication; laser cutting, shearing, punching, forming & welding
  • Experience with technical project management tools and fundamentals
  • Experienced in working in a formal drawing document control system
  • Knowledgeable in creating Bills of Materials and parametric system drawing trees
  • Technical expertise in the application of ASME Drawing Standards (Preferred)
  • Proficient in the application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Experience in using APQP/DFSS tools (DFMEA, DFMA, DVP&R, etc.) (Preferred)
  • Has a high mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 


Lindsay Corporation does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. Lindsay Corporation will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed vendor agreement with Lindsay Corporation. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of Lindsay Corporation without having a vendor agreement in place will be considered property of Lindsay Corporation. Lindsay Corporation will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Fairfield
Job Segment: Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Transportation, Welding, Drafting, Engineering, Manufacturing

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