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Product Engineer

Job Title: Product Engineer
Department: Engineering Department
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Work Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience
Job Type: Full-Time/Exempt

Qualified applicants can apply by sending cover letter, resume’ and references to careers@jmsequipment.com

Job Summary

The Product Engineer position at Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. (JMS) is a vital member of the Engineering Team and is a diverse high paced position with the following primary responsibilities.

Responsibilities include

  • The Product Engineer has responsibility for project calculations, budget, timing, and quality
  • Strong ability to design mechanical equipment with high attention to detail
  • Adhere to project schedule and specifications to meet the projects time objectives and milestones
  • Develop and maintain internal design and engineering standards
  • Perform detailed analysis and calculations
  • Proper communication with internal customers in sales, engineering, manufacturing and customer service
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with project team members on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interface on technical issues with manufacturing, sourcing, and field installation
  • Work with shop fabrication, machining, and assembly of the equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as a logical thought process
  • Some travel to plant sites required for field measurements, installation support, and troubleshooting
  • Participate in Product Teams to help improve JMS products
  • Follow all JMS, Inc. policies and procedures


  • High level of knowledge/experience with applying engineering principals to electro-mechanical equipment
  • High level of proficiency with completing engineering calculations
  • 5 years of experience with the design of mechanical equipment, weldments, and assemblies
  • 2 years of experience with 3D & 2D design and detailing with SolidWorks & AutoCAD a plus
  • Strong background in the design of mechanical equipment with high attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to negotiate positive outcomes
  • Experience with power transmission equipment including motors, gearboxes, chain drives, shafts & bearings
  • Requires a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Desire to learn and to continue developing knowledge and skills

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of fabrication processes such as bending, punching, welding, machining, etc.
  • Experience with the municipal water and wastewater industry a plus
  • Experience with material handling systems (conveyors and bulk storage) a plus
  • Experience with Risa, Tekla, or equivalent structural design and detailing software
  • Experience with FEA and/or CFD is a plus


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or another relevant field of engineering with equivalent combination of experience

Jim Myers & Sons, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer