Koel Abell

Mechanical Engineer - Portland, OR

Discussion created by Koel Abell on Jan 11, 2012

Mechanical Engineer Position: Immediate opening for the right candidate. 

Premier Manufacturing Co. has been in business since 1924 and we are the leader in our industry.  This is a unique opportunity to join a small, growing company in a key position.  If you are a quick learner, like to be challenged, have a strong desire to continually learn and grow, then please apply today.  We are looking for a leader.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in a manufacturing environment related to the heavy-duty trucking industry.  Experience in machining processes, fabrication and casting design a must.  This individual will take a lead role in new product development, testing and technical support.  Must be self-managed and work with minimal supervision. Strong organizational and communication skills are a must, including the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Education, Background and Skill Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be AutoCAD and SolidWorks proficient
  • Strong background in design and modeling
  • Excellent knowledge of engineering principles
  • Knowledge of steel castings and foundry processes a plus
  • Mechanical design using CAD
  • Materials and component selection
  • Design and fabrication of fixtures
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Reverse engineering experience with Rhinoceros and a digitizing arm is a plus
  • Instrumentation and testing
  • Design for manufacturing and assembly (DFMA)
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Premier Manufacturing is an international leader in the manufacture and distribution of tractor trailer coupling components.  We offer an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated Mechanical Engineer in beautiful Tualatin, Oregon.  Excellent benefits package including: 401K, medical, dental, educational assistance and more.

Salary DOE

Please submit resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to: engineering@premier-mfg.com