Mechanical Engineer

Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: Loveland, CO, US, 80537

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

​​Salary Range: $75,000- $85,000 


About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Avid Product Development (a subsidiary of Lubrizol) provides entrepreneurs, inventors, and companies around the world with scalable engineering design and additive manufacturing solutions. We do this by employing people dedicated to continual improvement and exceeding customer quality expectations. Currently we have an opening for a Mechanical Engineer, focused on DFAM. The candidate selected for this role will be responsible for meeting the design needs of our external engineering and 3D printing clients, and providing internal support for Avid’s 3D printing, production, and sales operations.


Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee technical aspects of engineering design work in a large range of fields
  • Schedule and forecast timelines for design projects and production
  • Estimate and write quotes for design and production work
  • Track and document time spent on client projects
  • Budget management for projects
  • Fabricate, assemble, and test CAD designs to ensure functionality as real products
  • Frequent use of power tools, including drill press, circular saw, and sawzall
  • Create and conduct presentations on projects, data, test results, and departmental objectives to customers, management, and engineering team at regular intervals
  • Working in close collaboration with Sales, 3D Printing, and the technical team at Avid’s parent company, Lubrizol on the further development and improvement of 3D printed materials and processes
  • Creating and regularly monitoring quality assurance checks for 3D Printing at Avid
  • Driving Avid to stay at the cutting edge of engineering for additive manufacturing
  • Assist newer team members


Required Skills & Experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of industry experience in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in designing for additive manufacturing.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in fabrication, assembly and testing skills to take designs from CAD and ensure they will work as real products
  • Advanced knowledge of Solidworks CAD software and Solidworks PDM workflow
  • Experience with additive design software,specifically nTopology
  • Experience working with a variety of print technologies including MJF, FFF and resin
  • Strong critical thinking, verbal and written communication, time management, extensive customer relationship management, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solver who must closely collaborate with the rest of the engineering team daily
  • Ability to work well alone. Self starter, and self directed. Able to work without efficiently without direct supervision for extended periods of time


Preferred Skills & Experiences:

  • Experience problem solving using tools, such as the 5 Whys of root cause analysis (Fishbone Diagram, Decision Matrix, etc.)
  • Experience with industrial design in software like Blender or Rhino

Proposed Salary Range: $75,000-85,000 

  • Benefits Information:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, and prescription drug coverage
    • Health Savings Account and Flex Spending Account options
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Retirement Match


If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.







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Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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