Design Engineer

  • Location: Ramsey, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #45835
  • Salary: 80000

SkyWater Search Partners is working with a dynamic contract manufacturing organization specializing in providing tailored solutions for the aerospace, medical device, and other industries. They pride themselves on a collaborative and innovative approach, delivering custom solutions to meet the unique needs of their clients. As a smaller organization, they offer a tight-knit and supportive work environment where employees have the opportunity to work on diverse projects and continuously expand their skill sets.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and adaptable Design Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing custom solutions for our clients in the aerospace, medical device, and other industries. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements, conceptualize designs, and bring innovative ideas to life.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate with clients and internal teams to understand project requirements and constraints.
  2. Utilize CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD) to create detailed designs and drawings.
  3. Apply principles of both electrical and mechanical engineering to develop integrated solutions.
  4. Conduct feasibility studies and risk assessments to ensure design viability.
  5. Prototype, test, and iterate designs to optimize performance and functionality.
  6. Collaborate with manufacturing teams to ensure designs can be efficiently produced.
  7. Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices to continuously improve design processes.
  8. Provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude for candidates with an electrical engineering background.
  • Solid understanding of electrical/electronics principles for candidates with a mechanical engineering background.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD).
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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