Mechanical Engineer / Machinery Designer


$60,000 – $90,000 a year  Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Job Description:

Bancroft Engineering is seeking a Mechanical Designer to assist in the design and manufacturing of custom automated welding equipment. This key role will work with a team to design and build a variety of standard and customized machinery. We are located on the border of Waukesha/Brookfield, near I-94.

At Bancroft, we create better and more efficient ways to weld a variety of products. The right candidate MUST be able to work independently, and have a strong ability to use a variety of tools in a shop environment. This is not a 100% desk job; you will assist with the construction of your designs.

The Mechanical Engineer/Designer will:

  • Work closely with Mechanical Engineering team using SOLIDWORKS for 3D modeling machinery
  • Create prints in SOLIDWORKS from other mechanical designers’ models
  • Obtain quotes/ assist with construction of BOM’s
  • Work both independently and with a group to prioritize tasks
  • Utilize our JobBoss ERP system for managing flow
  • Assemble large and small mechanical systems
  • Cut parts and metal products using a variety of custom tools
  • Utilize a variety of hand tools
  • Work with power tools both large and small
  • Drill tap holes
  • Take on special projects as required


  • Experience in SOLIDWORKS and Microsoft Office is a must
  • Must be knowledgeable in machine assembly techniques to ensure proper fits, clearances, finishes, travels, limits, lubrications, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience in a maintenance or assembly environment, on a shop floor, or previous machinery design experience using SOLIDWORKS.
  • Strong ability to use a variety of hand tools
  • Understanding or experience in welding small jobs
  • Must be proficient at reading and interpreting blue prints and schematics
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. and work in crouched positions for short amounts of time
  • Ability to work 1st shift in Waukesha, WI
  • Manual machining ability would be a huge plus
  • Experience with JobBoss ERP is another plus but not required


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Waukesha, WI 53186: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Associate (Required)


  • SolidWorks: 3 years (Required)
  • Schematics: 3 years (Required)
  • Mechanical design: 3 years (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work Location:

  • In person

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