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Your Career Starts Here

Design your future in a fun and vibrant culture

Mechanical Engineer

Friesen’s designs and manufactures innovative automated processing system solutions for the top fortune 500 Consumer Producing Companies in the world. When you join Friesen’s, you join a fun, vibrant culture of talented and inspired individuals working as a Team who are dedicated to providing outstanding equipment to meet our client’s needs.


  • Work with Executive Management, Operations, Project Management, Sales, and Controls on client projects, expectations, and deliveries.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies to improve Applications design and quoting time.
  • Maintaining quoting schedules to meet delivery deadlines.
  • Follow RFQ processes.
  • Assist in developing RFQ standards and procedures.
  • Provide estimated cost of build for concept layouts.
  • Work directly with Customers and Sales Team to gather project information.
  • Designs initial concept layouts of new equipment and systems.
  • Reviews concept layouts and designs with Customer and Sales team.
  • Fill in as Project Manager when required or assigned.
  • Design 2D conceptual layouts to integrate with customer’s equipment using AutoCAD.
  • Read through customer specifications in order to work with the sales team to provide the best solution and scope on projects.
  • Assist in yield calculations to determine labor hours, material, and outside services necessary to produce customers request for quote.
  • Create complete project documentation for engineering to include drawings related to layout plans, elevation, data sheets and project specifications.
  • Writing first stage of scope of work documentation on all projects.
  • Creates Work Orders for all projects.
  • Manages all kick-off meetings with Engineering & Controls once a project is approved.
  • Assist Sales on technical sales visits and project reviews.
  • Ability to travel to client sites to evaluate project scopes with or without your team when necessary.
  • Hold weekly meetings with each salesperson to review status of each project.
  • Reviewing smart sheet updates and concerns with each salesperson.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering with 2-5 years or more experience.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and job costing and/or estimating experience.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and/or technical inclination.
  • Knowledge of AutoCad required and Solidworks 3D a plus but not required.

Desired Skills

  • To prioritize, organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Read and interpret engineered plans and specifications.
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required to meet established deadlines
  • Attention to detail and strong project management skills
  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Professional attitude

Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under supervision.

Full-Time Benefits Package

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company-paid Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) retirement matching
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Supplemental Benefits – Accident, cancer, indemnity, illness, and legal plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Ready to join the Friesen's family?