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Mechanical Design Engineer


Hartford, CT | Onsite or Remote Possible

Nov 8
Job Description

IDEAZ is a dynamic and growing consultancy with an over 20-year history of designing and realizing successful and award-winning products. We create impactful products and experiences that improve people’s lives.

We are looking for a mechanical design engineer with 4+ years of consumer, medical and/or hardware product development experience to join our team of creative designers and engineers. We are looking for a uniquely creative engineer – one who understands what it means to create unique products, collaborate with team members, and manage projects.

Full-time in office or hybrid (1-2+ days/wk in office)

Role and Responsibilities

• Responsible for product development, creating and following processes, and technology development activities on a variety of products from consumer products to medical devices.
• Play a significant role in the ideation, design, development, prototyping and management of projects. You will be involved in the entire product development process, from concept to transition to manufacturing.
• You will interface with the internal team, as well as strategic partners, vendors, and clients.
• You must have significant experience in mechanical design, prototyping, plastic part design, metal fabrication as well as working knowledge of electromechanical assemblies.
• The ideal candidate has a passion and talent for creative problem solving and collaboration. This individual has experience in end user products – including consumer, hardware, and medical devices.
• This is a specialized role. You will be a mechanical engineer as well as a project manager on your projects. You will be responsible for client satisfaction, project budget and quality of deliverables.

Education Required
• B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Years of Experience
• 4+ as a mechanical engineer with related experience

Skills Required
• Experience in product design and development in CPG, hardware and/or medical
• High level of proficiency in SolidWorks, including advanced surfacing, assemblies, and Ketshot renderings
• Ability to quickly communicate a concept in 2D or 3D models – including physical models
• A strong working knowledge of materials and processes – particularly plastics, injection molding, metal fabrication etc.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in fast-paced environment
• Experience creating and presenting technical, written content
• Ability to interpret and create technical drawings and creating Bill of Materials
• Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles and methodologies
• Experience in transitioning products to manufacturing
• DFM/DFMEA experience
• Software, firmware and/or mechatronics or robotics experience a plus
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage schedule and budget and to be accountable
• Be a great collaborator
• Collaborative thinker and team player
• Effective problem-solving skills
• High degree of initiative and self-motivation
• Ability to travel to clients and vendors as needed

About Us
We offer an attractive benefits package which includes health insurance, 401K match, and a performance-based bonus plan.

If you think you are a good fit for our team, we would like to hear from you!
No calls please.

Note: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit


Ideaz focuses on advanced development projects across a wide array of market segments, including consumer products, specialty hardware, and medical devices. We have been named on dozens of design and utility patents and received industry awards for our work.

We believe that culture is an important part of any job and we are seeking a talented and creative engineer that is a good fit for our team and really loves what they do. We have a relaxed yet professional culture and offer a flexible, hybrid work environment.