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Mechanical Engineer

Cranbury, NJ
  • Expired: January 31, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

JAKTOOL is looking for Mechanical Engineers who will be responsible for all phases of the project life cycle including concept generation, preliminary and detail design, analysis, testing, and assembly, as well as manufacturing support.  This role works closely with engineering and account management to qualify and execute design deliverables, as well as manage external suppliers, vendors, sub-contractors, and internal resources within JAKTOOL.

Are you an engineer who is looking to challenge yourself? Are you looking for a hands-on career with a diversity of projects? Our team is expanding and we are looking for engineers who are passionate and looking to make a difference Our team designs, engineers, and prototypes a variety of products.  Join a team of engineers immersed in a diverse portfolio of projects. Let’s build something great together!

Candidates for this role must be able to demonstrate JAKTOOL core values:

  • Communicating Clearly
  • Showing Confidence with Humility
  • Seeking & Applying Knowledge
  • Expressing an Enthusiastic Attitude
  • Applying a Strong Work Ethic
  • Building Trust on Multiple Levels


Candidates may choose to be remote 1 day per 2 week period & all employees are off alternating Fridays

9/80 work schedule gives our team 26 days off in addition to PTO & Holidays 


  •      Design, analysis, modeling, assembly, and validation of mechanical systems, subsystems, and devices.
  •      Use of CAD (SolidWorks/CREO) software to create solid models, assemblies, and engineering drawings in accord with ASME Y 14.5 2009.
  •      Perform structural analysis including, but not limited to, traditional hand calculations and FEA to support product development and design.
  •      Perform verification/validation to confirm design specifications and evaluate potential failure mode.
  •      Coordinate project schedule with customers, supply chain, internal resources, and supervisors.
  •      Use of precision metrology equipment (optical comparator, micrometers, etc.)
  •      Documentation and organization of design-related data / technical drawing packages following design and revision controls per ISO 9001 and internal standard practice. Knowledge of ISO 13485 is desired.
  •      Participate and/or host product development and design review meetings.
  •      Support brainstorming of new, creative product concepts and ideas.
  •      Develop a broad knowledge base of technologies used in the markets served.
  •      Work independently on assignments and multi-task on several projects.
  •      Travel up to 30% to off-site facilities as required.
  •      Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering 
  • 3 or more years relevant experience.


  • Fluency in CAD software (Solidworks preferred).
  • Possess a high degree of hands-on mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Clear understanding of GD&T Standards.
  • Experience with mechanical user interfaces and mechanism design including cams, linkages, or other critical features.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping methods and iterative design.
  • Experience with performing tolerance stackups and knowledge of inspection tools.
  • Hands-on experience in manufacturing /fabrication, CAM, and/or assembly is preferred (lathe, mill, machine tools).
  • Experience with clinical trials, regulatory filings & structural analysis is highly desired.



Cranbury, NJ
08512 USA