Mechanical Engineering Design Specialist – Hollidaysburg, PA

Design and modify equipment to acceptable engineering and McLanahan Corporation standards utilizing tools such as Inventor, other software and knowledge. Interface with manufacturing team to help resolve manufacturing-related issues.


  • Develop new products in a team environment. Designs must be simple and cost effective to build and deliverables must meet project timelines.
  • Resolve manufacturing-related issues to satisfy customer specification requirements and/or McLanahan design requirements. These issues include but are not limited to troubleshooting assembly problems, material non-conformances, process changes, procedural recommendations and/or modifications, and drawing interpretation.
  • Recommend and implement design improvements to reduce product cost and/or improve product quality based on feedback from manufacturing, service, sales, or others.
  • Work with manufacturing to develop verification and validation tests and documentation to support and record test results.
  • Use computer assisted drafting equipment and software to revise drawings.
  • Help coordinate engineering change orders with internal groups including purchasing, manufacturing, quality control, sales, and accounting.
  • Participate in engineering and general design reviews as required.
  • Travel to other McLanahan facilities or job sites as required to trouble-shoot, inspect, repair, and oversee equipment.
  • Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems, and progress.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent
  • Five years of experience in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in an ISO and Lean manufacturing environment
  • Experience with AutoCad, Inventor, or other 3D solid modeling CAD programs
  • Experience with heavy equipment design and manufacturing methods
  • Experience with coordinating design revisions with other internal departments
  • Experience with equipment testing/validation/verification
  • Computer literate including MS Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualified candidates should send a resume and salary expectations

McLanahan Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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