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Posted: Thu Aug 17 2023

Mechanical Engineer

Bristol, Indiana

Direct Hire

 Are you an experienced engineer in the metal fabrication industry looking to join a dynamic company?  


You will be responsible for:

1. Prototype Oversight

 Print organization, interfacing with operations team on Purchase Orders items, sourcing fasteners or "add ons," QuickBooks entry, developing traveler, and seeing parts through the various processes in the shop.


 2. Part Revisions and Document Control 

 Following the process for receiving customer revisions, overseeing complete organization, and efficiently communicating changes with the entire shop to ensure producing proper parts.


3. Customer Returns and Root Cause Analysis / Process Improvement 

 Handling and inspecting all customer returns. Conducting root cause analysis for why we produced an item incorrectly and work on improving processes to prevent it from happening in the future.


 4. Quality Control / Part Inspection 

 Oversee the first part inspection amongst departments. Help production with dissecting prints and understanding critical dimensions.


5. Purchasing / Sourcing Technical Support 

 Support plant manager in sourcing/purchasing hardware and other items needed in production.

 6. Process and Procedure Development 

 Develop processes for various duties around the shop, such as handling new prints, revisions, quoting, travelers, etc. 


7. Trumpf Boost Support and 3D CAD Modeling

 Help transition customer prints and models into Trumpf Boost (fka TruTops) software and ensure finished parts match the customer's original images.


 8. Customer Account Support

 Interface with a customer if an issue arises and the account manager is busy with other things. 

Develop trust and relationships with larger customers and aid in improving their prototype designs.


 Experience in the following is necessary:

 Manufacturing experience and knowledge of punches, press brake bending, welding, and laser cutting.

 Strong print reading skills

 Strong quality control skills and experience with calipers and micrometers 

 Strong communication and team skills (both with customers and coworkers of all levels)

 3D CAD experience

Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering preferred.

Metal fabrication background


Direct hire with excellent benefits

Located in Bristol, IN



Headquartered in North Central Indiana and founded in 2009, TalentSource is a sole-source recruiting firm offering an excellent team of subject matter experts in talent acquisition! We recruit generalists and provide professional job placement in various disciplines and industries, including temporary and perm placement, payroll, and specialty staffing solutions, to different top-notch clients! TalentSource is committed to establishing long-term relationships with its clients and candidates. They achieve their mission of providing superior customer service through customized talent solutions, emphasizing quality and continuous improvement. To learn more about TalentSource please visit us at! TalentSource is an Equal Opportunity Recruiting Firm. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.