Mechanical Engineer

If you're curious, passionate, and multi-disciplined, you belong here. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our Product Design + Development team and help make a difference.

About you: You're driven, love achieving results, are comfortable juggling multiple assignments, prefer collaborative environments, and are looking for a great place with great people to build your career.

About Us: Kinetic Vision has been developing cutting edge products and technology for an international customer base since 1988. We are a full-service firm bringing design, engineering, and development talent together to deliver progressive and imaginative product and process technology solutions.The key to our success is our focus on developing great people by providing the tools, training, and opportunities to grow. We value our employees and want them to a have a healthy balance between their personal and work lives. Life at Kinetic Vision includes sports teams, fun contests, cookouts, and summer half-day Fridays. Putting our employees first has enabled us to be named one of Cincinnati's Top Workplaces five years in a row, and we're proud of that honor.

Job responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with clients and peers to identify and understand challenges and explore and develop innovative engineering solutions
  • Take ownership of projects to ensure that product development deliverables are met
  • Solve difficult engineering challenges and deliver powerful innovations for global markets

Required Skill Sets:

  • CAD experience in SolidWorks, CATIA, NX, Creo/ProENGINEER and/or SolidEdge
  • DFM, DFA, and material selection
  • Prototype manufacturing, with experience building and debugging
  • Electromechanical product design, including the design of smart products
  • Tolerance analysis
  • Capability with hand calculations and free body diagrams
  • Experience in mechanism design
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Other Requirements:

  • Innovative with strong analytical problem solving and conceptual design skills
  • Experience in new product development  
  • Experience facilitating creative problem-solving sessions
  • Adaptability to changing project requirements and schedules
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong customer relationships, impacting company sales and profitability
  • Excellent interpersonal, client communication, and project planning skills
  • Experience in medical device design helpful
  • Experience supervising projects and coordinating efforts of project team a plus
  • Organized and methodical with attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Past demonstration of self sufficiency/self motivation and able to work with minimal supervision

Education minimum requirement:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and at least 2 years of related experience
  • We will also consider applicants with the equivalent combination of education, technical expertise, training, and work experience


  • Competitive Salary  
  • 100% Company-Paid Health Insurance (HSA) or Premium Share (PPO)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance  
  • Short Term Disability Insurance  
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Business Casual Environment
  • Wide Variety of Interesting and Challenging Projects
  • Collaborative Team Environment

Kinetic Vision is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion, diversity, and maintaining a harassment-free workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for open positions, which will receive full consideration regardless of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other legally protected status.  We promise that you’ll always find our spirit to be welcoming, open, and inclusive. Click here for more information on Kinetic Vision's EEO policy.