Mechanical design engineers are essential to any industry that uses machinery for production or operations. They are responsible for creating and building new machines or improving on current ones. Their job supports the growth of technology and the increase in efficiency in production for many industries.
Mechanical Design Engineer Tasks
Sets the direction of the design staff to create prototypes or drawings of the design effort.
Makes changes and corrections in the mechanical design throughout the life of the product.
Considers performance, safety, patents, goals, and regulatory requirements when designing products or systems.
Researches and analyzes data to determine feasibility of design effort.