Mechanical Engineer

Reporting to the Team leader of Technical support, you will be expected to be part of a team that applies its expertise and knowledge to develop and optimizing maintenance process flow to minimize downtimes and implementing safety methods of works. Using your technical expertise, you will add value and expertise by identifying cost reduction and yield improvement opportunities.


City: Lexington   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 740   Department: Other Technical / Production  



  • Support continuous improvement productivity and maximize profitability while maintaining a reliable and safe manufacturing environment.

  • Take a part in preparing proposals for budgeting upcoming projects.

  • Technical review of commercial offer from contractors or vendors, to verify needed scope of works and materials.

  • Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed.

  • Participate and support Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) for identifying, ranking, and reducing risks.

  • Based on safety policy support mechanical department in developing work permits for contractors and EGGER employers.

  • Document and record projects in files that include part files, assembly files, drawing files and layout drawings.

  • Assist in the commissioning of new plant equipment and other systems to ensure that the introduction into the production facility is handled efficiently and within minimum disruption.

  • Providing technical support to mechanical department in case of not typical problems and reasons investigation.

  • Preparing preliminary descriptions, estimations and clarifications for tendering package.

  • Communication with external design company’s in frame of preparing drawings packages for future installation.



  • Knowledge of raw materials, manufacturing processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective production process.

  • Knowledge of software including but not limited to SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.

  • Working knowledge of fundamental mechanical design concepts.

  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, fluids and piping systems.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics or other Manufacturing Engineering discipline.

  • Previous experience in industrial environment.



  • Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision insurance.

  • 401K retirement plan with company match.

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.


Your Contact

Allyson Bowman, HR

T 336-843-7155


Founded in 1961, EGGER GROUP is a more than $3 billion privately-held, family-owned company comprised of more than 10,000 associates. With 19 production plants worldwide, and the 20th plant that just started production here in Lexington, EGGER is a global leader in the manufacturing of wood-based materials for the furniture and interior design, flooring and building products industries. The company’s extensive and value-added product range, including raw particleboard, laminates, Thermally Fused Laminate (TFL), edge banding and laminate flooring can be found in countless private and public spaces worldwide.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington