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Mechanical Design Engineer

Denso North America Battle Creek, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (MUST meet minimum qualifications to be considered)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer or Computer Science Engineering.
  • 3-5 years previous experience (does not include internship or co-op experience)


Experience programming PLC’s, Safety PLC’s and HMI's (Prefer AB, Omron brands). Experience with hardware and safety circuit design for automated machines. A pro-active person who will seek out and implement additional projects that add value to the department and company. Innovative problem solver and capable to make decisions independently using data, statistical tools, and following the Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle. Ability to work in a fast paced team environment, including cross functional teams and multiple engineering disciplines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable to organize, plan, and lead effective meetings. Strong project management skills and an ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Extremely detail oriented. Willingness to work overtime when required.


Design machines for manufacturing and product handling. Modify machinery for new model introductions. Write detailed equipment specifications for the procurement of manufacturing equipment. Lead in the start-up and debug of new equipment. Manage projects from inception through completion. Support and improve existing manufacturing processes. Willingness to travel, train, and support DENSO group companies throughout North America and globally.


Pneumatics or hydraulic fluid power system design and troubleshooting experience. Knowledge of electrical sensors, vision and other machine sensing systems. Industrial robotics programming (Denso, ABB, or Fanuc brands). Integrating and programming servo drives (AB or Yaskawa). C++, Visual Basic, SQL database or other programming languages. Experience with Ethernet networking such as IP configuration, Managed Switches, NAT, Network configuration and Troubleshooting. Experience in machine risk assessments and design standards (ISO 13849 or similar). MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project. 2 or more years designing and procuring equipment for manufacturing and assembly processes.


While performing the duties of this job you may be asked to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift or carry component parts weighing up to 35 pounds-lifting parts in excess of 35 pounds with a lift assist, work on the production line for short periods of time, use hands to handle or feel parts, reach with hand and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, frequent phone use and typing. The work environment will vary from an open office setting to a production environment.

Denso North America

Why Work Here?

At DENSO, you’ll be empowered to drive innovation and change!

DENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. From automated driving to hybrid and electric vehicle components, we’re crafting the core technologies of modern mobility. We draw on the strengths of individual inventors who are joining together to become an unstoppable force for global good. With our North American headquarters located in Michigan, DENSO employs more than 24,000 people at 28 consolidated subsidiaries and 4 affiliates across the North American region. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions and employs more than 170,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, totaled US$48.1 billion.


Battle Creek, MI