Apply for this job now

Design Engineer (Team Lead)

Sandston, Virginia
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Our client in Sandston, VA is in immediate need of a Design Engineer (Team Lead). Responsibilities include supporting technical challenges for manufacturing operations, design of rolls for embossing, printing, calendaring, etc., and designing the machinery that uses these rolls meeting customers specifications.


Lead the design team for engineering rolls and the machinery that utilizes them for the embossing and calendaring industries.
Work with multi-disciplined team including sales, manufacturing, suppliers etc. to develop machinery and roll solutions to meet customer requirements.
Designs, implements, and refines manufacturing processes for reduced cost, increased capacity, quality, and productivity.
Responsible for the accuracy of all released engineering.


Excellent technical skills. Knowledge of Heat Transfer, strength of materials, material selection, and manufacturing fabrication processes. Must be able to perform applicable calculations.
Experienced in specification, procurement and fabrication, installation, and start up of machinery and all required support services.
Excellent communication skills. Presentation skills to effectively convey ideas to all levels of the organization and directly with customers.
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to listen to and understand information, as well as comprehension of written communication, job details, drawings, blueprints, and instructions.
Analytical thinker with the ability to develop constructive, cooperative working relationships with others
Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously
Flexible thinking, including the ability to pivot and try innovative approaches when faced with challenges
Experience using computer-aided design (CAD) platforms. This position will be designing machines and rolls in addition to leading the team.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

BS degree in mechanical engineering.
Minimum of 15 years of experience in one or more of the following functions: mechanical design engineer, project engineer, process engineer, manufacturing engineer in a manufacturing environment.
Supervisory experience preferred.

TriMech Services is an engineering resource provider specializing in the placement of qualified technical candidates for both temporary and direct hire opportunities. TriMech Services offers a unique approach to matching the specialized skill sets of our candidates to our clients' specific engineering requirements.

Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 673996667-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: TriMech Services
  • Location: Sandston, Virginia
  • Salary: $80,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent